deep link

The time for deep linking standards is now

Year after year since the big app stores launched, native apps have asserted their hegemony over the mobile web. One big drawback of native apps was the inability then the difficulty to seamlessly access any content from one app to the other the way the web allows to link any page to any other. The workarounds already in place aren’t yet widely accepted standards and create additional work for developers to set up. It frustrates users and developers who feel like mobile a step back in the wrong direction.

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Facebook’s Parse now lets your apps work offline

SAN FRANCISCO — At Facebook’s f8 developer conference, Parse had some big announcements: a handful of pretty useful new features, new service plans, and — oh, yeah — the capability to build apps that work offline.

cloud developer tools

The top 10 cloud-based tools for developers

With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.

The second generation of cloud startups is here

As cloud service matures, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are re-segmenting the market. Get ready for some silly sounding — but very lucrative — new acronyms, like BaaS (backend as a service).