If you, like many wanna-be nerds, made a new year’s resolution to learn to code (or code better, or learn a new language) in 2012, Codecademy has a lovely new resource for you. And it’s totally free, too.
Currently, U.S.-based developers outscore their competitors in China when tested on common programming languages. However, U.S. developers lag behind in math and logic.
Sponsored Post (The King of Code contest is sponsored by Windows Phone and is open to developers on any mobile platform.)
Verious, an online marketplace for pre-made mobile application components, launched today at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference in San Francisco.
Web development and basic coding skills shouldn’t be the mysterious domain of a handful of overpaid engineers, and if the Codecademy founders have anything to say about it, the boundaries of that domain will soon be rapidly expanding.
This morning, LinkedIn launched its gorgeously overhauled mobile app. We’ve already told you all about the new features, but for developers, the most exciting part is what’s going on under the hood.
Kinvey, a startup that helps mobile developers streamline the process of building apps, has raised $2 million in seed money.
For those who live and die by Facebook advertising and marketing, Facebook has taken the wraps off a new Ads API.
There’s got to be a better way to use location data for mobile technologies, and Urban Airship and SimpleGeo say they’re rolling it out this fall.
Facebook is currently working on an HTML5-based web app for mobile Safari designed to circumvent Apple’s App Store, according to a TechCrunch report.
Brightcove, a company best known for its online video platform, is today launching a new online product, dubbed App Cloud, that will help developers create mobile apps.
StackMob, a backend development platform for mobile applications — in the vein of the successful Ruby-backend platform Heroku – has announced that it has raised $7.5 million in its first round of funding.
Ajax is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
ApSynth is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Appcelerator’s success is accelerating. The company, which has created a platform to let developers easily build software that runs across multiple devices, announced today that it has doubled in size since November, and that it is bringing on new sales and engineering executives.
Google is opening up App Inventor, its web software for easily creating Android apps, to everyone, the company announced yesterday in a blog post.
Particle Code is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Motorola has acquired a new set of app development tools in the form of Y Combinator startup 280 North.