Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

Yahoo Announces Mobile Developer Conference in February

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Around this time last year, Yahoo announced its first ever developer conference the Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference, which would be held this past February in San Francisco.

At this event, the company launched its mobile developer suite to help developers better understand, measure, advertise, monetize, and enhance their apps with Flurry Analytics Explorer, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, Yahoo Search in Apps, and Flurry Pulse.

They also held an event in August in New York.

Yahoo just announced the next Mobile Developer Conference, which is headed back to San Francisco beginning February 18 at The Masonic.

“Following the first-ever pair of events in 2015, YMDC is returning to the West Coast with a content-rich agenda that will include presentations and fireside chats with executives, including Yahoo’s Simon Khalaf, SVP of Publisher Products, as well as industry experts and veterans that will be announced soon,” a Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Developers will also get the inside scoop on what’s new and coming soon in the Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite.”

You can check out the official Tumblr for the event here. You can apply for an invite from there.

Image via Yahoo

In Preparation For The iOS 9, Facebook Created A New SDK For Developers

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Last month, Facebook announced a new iOS SDK in beta to help developers prepare for Apple’s iOS 9, which launches on September 16. On Thursday, Facebook announced the release of the final version of v4.6 and v3.24 of this SDK.

Any developers who use Facebook Login, App Events, Analytics for Apps, Sharing across Facebook and Messenger, App Invites, App Links or Native Like will have to take the necessary steps. (more…)

Learn To Make Money Using Google Play

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

As you probably know, Google I/O was last week, and Google has uploaded tons of video from the event, including developer sessions on various topics. Over the weekend, the company posted a slew of them to YouTube, including discussions about Instant Buy and thefuture of apps and search. (more…)

More Quick Actions Buttons Added To Gmail

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Earlier this year, Google added quick action buttons in Gmail. They appear on messages in the inbox, and allow users to take action on them without even having to open them.

Some Things to Like About WordPress 3.6

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

WordPress 3.6, dubbed “Oscar” in honor of the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson released this week with some substantial, if not mind blowing, feature updates.

New Chrome Beta Gets Speed Boost And Notifications

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Google Chrome already holds the distinction of being one of the fastest, if not the fastest, browsers around. Now Google is working to make it even faster with the latest update to its Chrome beta client.

The Future of Dart Talked About By Google Developers

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

In 2011, Google introduced the Dart programming language as an alternative to JavaScript. It’s been a little over a year now since it launched. It’s come a long way since then, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

Tips For Building Maps In Chrome DevTools

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Google has posted a new video to its Developers YouTube channel about using Chrome DevTools when building maps or visualizations. It’s actually an episode of Google’s Google Maps Garage, hosted by Brendan Kenny and Paul Saxman, who share “techniques for using the DevTools to save time and sanity”.

Unity Plugins Added To Game Development Tools By Amazon

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Mark my words – Unity is going to be the next big game engine that everybody uses. Unreal Engine is still going to be the go to development suite for big budget console and PC games, but more and more mobile developers will be turning to Unity for its ease of use and wide array of user created assets. The folks at Amazon obviously realize this, and are taking preemptive measures to make it easy for Unity developers to craft games for its platforms.

3D Modeling Comes To Kinect For Windows

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Kinect For Windows is one of Microsoft’s best projects to date. It’s a bit gimmicky and not that great for games, but it’s been amazing for app developers on the PC. Back in September, a developer created an email system for his mother who suffered from aphasia after a stroke. Now Microsoft is adding a new tool that will inspire a whole new range of applications.