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
Dropbox announced a new API for businesses, which will enable them to integrate the Dropbox Platform into their own IT processes.
“Already 100,000 companies rely on Dropbox for Business to securely store and share even their most important company information, including major organizations like Hyatt, News Corp, and MIT,” says Dropbox’s Ilya Fushman. “Many of them also use the Dropbox Platform — which offers integrations with more than 300,000 apps — to support custom workflows.”
December 05, 2014
Google first introduced Android Auto, its vehicle-based Android platform, at Google I/O in June. The company has now released its APIs to developers to build Auto-enabled apps for audio and messaging.
November 21, 2014
At its f8 developer conference earlier this year, Facebook rolled out Login Review, a part of the app review process, which ensures developers request only permissions that make sense for their apps. This way, users don’t have to feel uncomfortable about sharing too much to connect with one.
November 14, 2014
Google recently unveiled Android 5.0 Lollipop. The biggest difference Google has been touting is Material Design, which the company describes as “a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science.” Here’s 45 minutes of Google explaining what that means. Obviously developers
October 31, 2014