The chief operating officer of Pivotal Labs, Edward Hieatt, has some pithy advice for development teams — and a new metric to go along with it.
Richard Stallman vehemently believes that software should be free, and treated with the same reverence as free speech.
Github cofounder Tom Preston-Werner delivered a rousing keynote speech on how the Internet is changing the way we work at our DevBeat conference.
Apple and BlackBerry can now be mentioned in the same breath as two major (or, in BlackBerry’s case, once-major) mobile platforms that are decreasing in market share.
Victoria’s Secret, Swarovski, and 3D printing marketplace Shapeways have joined forces to give Victoria’s Secret models their 3D printed angel’s wings.
Your Android app could soon be speaking French, Swedish, Hindi, and many more languages now that Google officially launched its mobile app translation service today.
The DevBeat Makeathon is our brand new hardware hackathon for developers to build robots, wearables, or whatever they can dream up!
Sponsored Post There are about a million and one bug trackers on the market, ranging from enterprise-scale behemoths to souped-up spreadsheets. While this staggering range of options has served development teams for decades, it’s becoming clear that the evolution of our development processes is outpacing those of our tools.
Wary of trusting everything to Google? With the open-source arkOS server, you’ll be able to host your own cloud files — and your own website, your own email server, and your own chat server — in the privacy of your own home.
Guest Post Masanari Arai is founder and CEO of Kii.
And you can get all that fancy book learnin’ for just $99, too. Read on, friends.
Guest Post Hadi and Ali Partovi are the co-founders of Code.org.
Guest Post Developers need to start paying more attention to security, earlier in the process.
Guest Post The “hybrid versus native” debate touches on legitimate concerns of developers and business strategists alike. When evaluating these options for mobile app development, organizations are forced to choose between the cross-platform reach and single code base appeal of hybrid apps and the performance and tooling of native apps. It’s a tricky choice, and it’s one that leaves many wishing that a “best of both worlds” solution existed.
Guest Post When implemented correctly, reactive programming is the ultimate nirvana. Those 500 lines of code are distilled away, maintenance almost disappears, and developers are empowered to operate at unprecedented speed.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Airbnb is a global company with millions of customers, but it was a struggling startup just five years ago.
Ecommerce optimization company Granify has raised $1.5 million in seed funding to reduce shopping cart abandonment on big retailers’ sites.
Appboy has raised a $7.6 million series A round to support its “mobile relationship management” system and expand it into new industries, including gaming and social networking.
DevBeat is next Tuesday & Wednesday, and the room is nearly full.
Guest Post As developers and designers, it is in our interest to make the web a better medium — and web standards are a huge part of that process.
Sponsored Post It used to be that troubleshooting your application simply involved tracking down that syntax error or looking at the server logs.
Editor’s Pick Always be hacking. Always be shipping. Optimize later. Learn to say no. And many other tips from devs already on top of their game.
Sponsored Post Ever feel like hacking a car? Ford wants you to do just that — with its Open XC platform.
Editor’s Pick This is billionaire Rackspace founder Graham Weston’s attempt to create a popup startup center in San Antonio.
And, truth be told, all over the world.
Instead of sticking our best speakers in boring old fireside chats, we’re putting ‘em on the spot with a live version of a Reddit Ask Me Anything thread.
Sponsored Post Gone are the days when developers, working in traditional “waterfall” development chains, worked on a predictable, monolithic stack of technology.
BitTorrent Sync, the way to sync your files without Dropbox, without the cloud, and without the risk of the NSA snooping through your private data, just hit the million-user mark.
Devs aren’t all numbers and logic; they love word play and emotional expressions of their work. Yup, let’s get philosophical, people.
This dashboard will tell app marketers how much revenue their apps are making from 20 sources. And it will tell mobile advertisers how their ad campaigns are performing across 10 to 15 networks.
For the seasoned polyglot, this crash course, taught by Joyent’s training director, will be invaluable. And if you’re an experienced dev, it just might be free.
In our fiction about the future, sending messages through vast distances of space is a huge theme. But at some point, we need to bring our reality up to speed, too.
“Coding is the American Dream. If you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or even want a high paying job, those jobs are for programmers,” said Code.org founder Hadi Partovi.
Editor's Pick Could you build a working website for $300 million?
You know all those brilliant startup ideas you have, that you just don’t have time to execute? Now there is a way to turn those ideas into reality, without dealing with silly little things like accounting and legal issues.
DevBeat is right around the corner, and we’ve got a few tickets up for grabs for experienced developers.
Google Play is continuing its inexorable overtaking of the app store, with downloads now 25 percent higher, and app revenue that is slowly overtaking Apple’s app sales.
The reason is exactly the same one that impacts iOS market share: international markets.
“I want Exposure to be a place people can get lost in story after story and where authors can create these stories so easily that it inspires them to shoot more frequently and thoughtfully,” said creator Luke Beard.