The JPEG has been around for more than 20 years now. When technology gets that old, you either take it out back or teach it some new tricks. Mozilla is opting for the latter even as it prepares for a future where the former is a reality. Mozilla announced Wednesday that it’s working on a new
March 07, 2014
Some interesting research from VisionMobile reveals trends and revenue opportunities based on mobile platform. Vision Mobile has a new Developer Economics Q1 2014 report based on a survey of 7,000 app developers in 127 countries.
February 28, 2014
Bing has added a stern warning for webmasters who are using keyword stuffing techniques for manipulating rankings without being caught. The warning is present in the updated Webmaster Guidelines of Bing.
February 21, 2014
Google released Cloud SQL in limited preview back in 2011, and has only just now launched general availability. It was first conceived of as an add-on to Google App Engine, but Google has since launched Compute Engine, and it works as a “database backbone” for apps running on either. With general availability, Cloud SQL gets encryption of
February 14, 2014
HTML5 is the future, or so says open Web proponents. Everything you can do in native code on Android or iOS, they claim you can do in HTML5. While that may be true, you couldn’t make money with a HTML5 app on the Amazon Appstore until today.
January 31, 2014
Webmasters are often confused on how crawl errors on redirected pages are shown in Webmaster Tools. To clarify the issue & make it easier to diagnose, Google has introduced changes in crawl error reporting for redirects.
January 24, 2014
According to Google, you will rarely ever need to run microbenchmarks. Still, some developers will find it useful when they need to see if a piece of code they’re working on is truly worth it. While there are tools available to run microbenchmarks, Google thought it would be a good idea to make its own.
January 17, 2014
Since its launch, developers have had to submit apps to the Amazon Appstore through a developer portal that has remained largely unchanged over the years. Change is good, however, and Amazon is approaching its developer portal with a change-centric mindset going into 2014.
January 10, 2014
Have you developed a game for the Amazon Appstore? Perhaps your still on the fence? If so, Amazon has a new infographic that should help you understand why it thinks you should be developing for its platform.
December 18, 2013
When you hear the name Gabe Newell, what immediately comes to mind? For most of us, it’s probably Valve, Steam, Half-Life or some combination of the three. Not many would immediately equate Newell to coding as it’s easy to forget that he’s a programmer first and lord of Valve second. That’s why Google recently invited Newell to speak to computer science students as part of the Hour of Code – a campaign dedicated to getting students interesting in coding and computer science.
December 13, 2013