The new tools should, the company says, make it easier for mobile developers to play around with Open Graph features on smartphones and tablets. The SDKs also bring better tools for implementing Facebook Login.
Editor’s Pick “There are a few things that are critically missing. One is tooling support. The second is operability. Because those two things don’t exist, people are falling back to native. It’s not that HTML5 isn’t ready; it’s that the ecosystem doesn’t support it.”
This launch gives developers the full Twilio bag of tricks, now with full integration with Japanese carriers. And yes, all the documentation has been translated into Japanese, too.
“They wanted a way for anyone on the team to be able to jump into the codebase immediately without having to wrestle with updating software packages or installing new libraries.”
Editor’s Pick AppGratis may have violated Apple guidelines, and it may not have. It’s very much up to interpretation and opinion. And very obviously, having first approved and then within days rejecting AppGratis, even Apple doesn’t have the same opinion all the time about the same app.
AppGratis CEO Simon Dawlat spoke out today about his flagship app being pulled from the iOS app store. And what he has to say should make every developer very, very nervous about putting apps on Apple’s app store.
“Most app makers are trustworthy,” the ad says. “However, in the wrong hands, who knows what they’ll do with your info?”
We all know open-source software is a good thing and good people give back to their communities. This site just makes it really easy to start following through on those values.
Guest Post When companies do find, recruit and hire the talent, most aren’t taking the right steps to empower their developer talent to learn, grow, and thrive. Developers are people too, you know.
Guest Post Developers aren’t security experts, and most security experts aren’t developers. There needs to be a better mutual understanding — and earlier cooperation — between the two parties to better eradicate security issues.
You don’t have to do anything about it, but file this item under “good to know.”
Guest Post This is a document of how we screwed up. And then how we fixed our screw-ups. Please learn from us.
Google has released an instructional video on how to create “experiences” for its new head gear Google Glass.
The free learn-programming-online site now has 11 modules and 86 lessons in all things PHP from the basics to standard if/else logic flow to arrays, functions, and advanced object-oriented programming.
Editor’s Pick Facebook has said for years that it intends to become the very best distribution platform for mobile developers;. Today, it’s turning that promise into a threat.
“We spend all day talking to people who are finding goldmines in this data,” said the Gnip’s COO. Now, the company has just opened a ton of new goldmines.
Only 20 percent of American consumers’ time on mobile devices is spent on the web. A massive majority, 80 percent, is spent in apps: games, news, productivity, utility, and social networking apps.
Americal Idol, Universal Music Group, and hundreds of other sites will now let you bring your Google+ identity to the door.
Bright minds and top-shelf developers from around the world will be tackling tough, systemic problems in academics in a hackathon series co-sponsored by Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Cloud communications startup Twilio has partnered with Google to bring voice and messaging abilities to apps being developed with Google App Engine, the companies announced today.
Guest Post Your users expect you apps to work as promised. Critical features of your app, a friends list for example, that fail to render because of any number of issues can result in damaging reviews just as easily as a crash.
Guest Post Most startup employees will shape the direction of the product without understanding how things operate under the hood. Here’s how you can break down communication barriers between engineers and everyone else at your company.
Starting today, Creative Cloud subscribers (paid tiers only) will get free access to Behance’s ProSites, a feature that gives creatives customized online portfolios with cleaned-up URLs and great UIs.
In the week or so since she tweeted a picture of a joking developer that eventually resulted in his firing, her company SendGrid getting DDOS’d, her firing, and a host of sometimes-scary attacks online, she hasn’t tweeted or blogged or spoken in public.
Guest Post “‘Mobile’ is just another way of saying ‘how apps should work,’ whether they are on my laptop, my tablet, my phone—or for that matter, on my thermostat, my car dashboard, or my refrigerator.
Twitter and Pinterest aren’t just hyper-growth social networks with huge user counts and even huger valuations. They’re also two key examples of “DevOps,” a relatively new way of building and releasing web apps at increasingly high speed.
The African digital games landscape is still in its infancy. Here’s what local developers and game studios are doing to help it grow.
Editor’s Pick The drama! A scene devolves quickly into mutual understanding and cooperation when a woman dares to speak her mind.
Editor’s Pick The developer in question was fired by his employer, PlayHaven, after Richards posted his picture and a few details about what he said. VentureBeat broke the story last night.
Last night VentureBeat broke the story about a developer who was fired from his job at PlayHaven after being outted on Twitter for making sexual jokes during a conference. Today, the company where the person who outted him works is under a distributed denial of service attack.
Webflow is a fascinating tool for would-be web/mobile designer/developers. It lets you create beautiful, responsively designed websites in a simple user interface, then it exports production-ready CSS and HTML code.
Shipping is a pain in the … you know what. We don’t have to spell that out. You know it. Here’s a way to solve your problems with computer!
What’s a SIP? And how is Twilio going to use it to save VoIP folks a ton of money? Read on, nerd friends.
Pebble, the smartwatch that has gotten a lot of hype from its Kickstarter campaign, will release a software developer kit so developers everywhere can create “watch faces” for the device.
Tired of fixing content and coordinating push notifications at the whim of your business team? AppGlu is for you.
What do y’all think? Would you ever pay someone — or want to be paid — in Bitcoins?
Education is already accessible online. Now it’s going open source too.
Want to know how Graph Search works and how results are sorted? They’re different for every person! Here’s a peek under the hood.
Like New Relic? Running an iOS or Android app? Read on for the deets on how the company is taking its product mobile.