Facebook announced the launch of Facebook Analytics for Apps, which is exactly what it sounds like. Apps logging App Events, which according to the company, includes over 87% of the top-grossing apps in the U.S., can start using the service immediately.
March 27, 2015
It remains to be seen just how popular Apple Watch will be, but there’s no question that that the era of wearables is here, and a lot of developers are rushing to get in the game and prepare for the next wave of devices. With these new screens comes new design and development challenges.
March 20, 2015
March 13, 2015
Twitter announced friend-finding and two-step verification for Digits, its sign-in tool for developers.
Twitter launched its new mobile app development platform called Fabric in October. It’s made up of three modular kits, including a Twitter kit, which includes Digits. Digits allows people to sign into apps using their phone number.
March 06, 2015
Twitter announced the release of its official WordPress plugin, which brings various Twitter features and functionality together into one package for WordPress sites. Included are Twitter Cards, Analytics, Embedded tweets and video, the tweet button, the follow button, Twitter advertising, and a base library. “We created this plugin to serve the common needs of most
February 27, 2015
Yahoo kicked off its first Mobile Developer Conference on Thursday, introducing a new mobile developer suite.
“Designed to help developers understand, measure, advertise, monetize, and enhance their apps, the suite includes five new products, including Flurry Analytics Explorer, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, Yahoo Search in Apps, and Flurry Pulse,” a spokesperson for Yahoo tells WebProNews. “The Mobile Developer Suite is an important step in Yahoo’s evolution to a truly mobile-first company, and demonstrates the company’s commitment to its growth businesses – mobile, video, native and social.”
February 20, 2015
Last fall, Microsoft announced a Docker partnership and Windows Server and Azure integrations.
The company recently put up a blog postabout running ASP.NET 5 apps in Linux containers with Docker. It says it’s actively working on making apps written in ASP.NET 5 easy to desploy and ship in Linux and Mac OS X.
February 06, 2015
Twitter is wooing developers more than ever in 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the company only recently held its first-ever developer conference, Flight. The October event saw the unveiling of Twitter’s Fabric developer kits and Digits sign-in.
January 16, 2015
It’s hard to believe, but it’s been just shy of five years since Google first unveiled Google TV at Google I/O in 2010. There were a lot of hopes for the platform that launched with partnerships with Sony, Logitech, and Dish, but few of those hopes ever panned out. It just didn’t catch on.
January 09, 2015
Google is making an effort to get iOS developers more interested in Google’s offerings on the platform. Obviously Google generally focuses on Android developers, but given that the company has plenty to offer iPhone and iPad users, it makes a great deal of sense that they get more involved with that developer community as well.
Most app makers just want their products to be experienced by as many people as possible, and to make the app experience better for users regardless of what platform they’re using. Sometimes it takes a while to get an app on both iOS and Android, even if the developer has the resources to actually get it on both.
December 19, 2014