Every publication gets things wrong on occasion; a reporter might misspell a person’s name here, or skip an apostrophe there. But the Wall Street Journal has an excellent reputation in terms of overall accuracy, and so mobile app developers may be interested to know that a new article focuses on a high demand in their… Continue reading WSJ Documents Demand For Developers
If VMware has anything to say about it, developers are going to get more familiar with the concept of cloud computing quite soon. Today, VMware announced Cloud Foundry, which it’s describing as “a new generation of application platform.” An official statement on the matter explained, “Cloud Foundry streamlines the development, delivery and operations of modern… Continue reading VMware Announces Cloud Foundry
The Guardian is a widely respected British newspaper that was founded in 1821 and is still going strong today. Developers who live in or near London may want to check their schedules for the month of May, then, as they’ve been given an interesting opportunity to visit the paper’s headquarters. Emma Mulqueeny wrote this morning,… Continue reading The Guardian Announces "Developer Drop-ins"
Tickets to this year’s Google I/O developer conference sold out in 59 minutes, meaning there are probably a whole lot of folks who never got the chance to buy one. But that doesn’t mean they’re going to miss out, as Google’s now arranged to provide video from certain parts of the event. Yesterday, a post… Continue reading Google To Offer Video From I/O Conference
If you’ve heard some unpleasant rumors about Google controlling device manufacturers and making Android less open, don’t swallow them just yet. Google’s Andy Rubin told the company’s side of things yesterday, referring to the other tales as FUD. Rubin wrote in a post on the Android Developers Blog, “As always, device makers are free to… Continue reading Google Defends Role In Android Ecosystem
Developers who work on add-ons for Firefox – along with developers who simply use one or more add-ons – may want to start thinking more about speed. Mozilla, perhaps tired of hearing people blame them for delays, has decided to highlight how different add-ons affect Firefox’s startup process. Mozilla announced the decision on the Add-Ons… Continue reading Mozilla Prods Developers Of Slow Add-Ons
Developers who want to make games for the Xperia Play and happen to be visual learners are in luck. Sony Ericsson has announced the availability of training videos that are designed to help everyone get started and pick up some valuable skills. The videos are available through design3, a game development portal. Unfortunately, a subscription’s… Continue reading Xperia Play Developer Training Videos Announced
Here’s some happy news to end the week on: MegaZebra, a developer that specializes in social games, has raised a lot of money. Doughty Hanson Technology and Kizoo Technology Ventures announced yesterday that they’ve made a significant investment. Unfortunately, the exact details haven’t been disclosed, so we can’t say convert the deal into a specific… Continue reading MegaZebra Gets Millions In Funding