As you know, Facebook announced in January that it’s shutting down Parse, its cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps, which lets developers create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5, etc. Parse is to be fully retired by January 28, 2017. The company and others have […]
Yahoo announced that it is stopping development on the Yahoo User Interface library (YUI). It’s been around since 2005, and was launched to the public the following year.
Google’s infamous link warnings have been in news quite a lot lately. There was the recent confusion created by first the issuing of an unnatural links warning and then its retraction. And now, Google is issuing sort of ‘link advisories’ instead of warnings so that these do not create unnecessary panic […]
Apple has released the second beta version of iOS 6 to developers today. The update went live less than an hour ago. Developers with iOS 6 beta 1 installed on their devices can download the update over the air directly to their devices. It’s not clear what has been changed […]
API playgrounds are some of the most useful tools that a developer can have. The playground moniker may not resonate with everyone, but having the ability to mess around with code in a place where I’m not going to break anything sounds fun. If that sounds fun to you as […]
Android development is one of the fastest growing parts of Google. After coming off of a successful win over Oracle, Android’s only competition is Apple. Developers starting out are going to want advice on how to best take advantage of the platform.
Facebook has announced a new App Center service, which will be a “a new place for people to find social apps”. This App Center has been designed to allow more apps to be created successfully on the iOS and Android mobile platforms, as well as desktop- and web-based applications.