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Facebook Gives Developers Analytics For Apps

Facebook Gives Developers Analytics For Apps

By Chris Crum March 25, 2015

Facebook announced the launch of Facebook Analytics for Apps, which is exactly what it sounds like. Apps logging App Events, which according to the company, includes over 87% of the top-grossing apps in the U.S., can start using the service …

ScaleArt Announces ACID-Compliant Caching Mechanism ScaleArt Announces ACID-Compliant Caching Mechanism

Database load balancing software provider ScaleArt announced support for automatic cache invalidation, which it calls the world’s first ACID-compliant caching mechanism for dynamic data. According to the company, the feature increases website and app performance by making it safe to …

Zend Framework 3 Roadmap Announced Zend Framework 3 Roadmap Announced

PHP company Zend announced the roadmap for Zend Framework 3, its next-generation PHP-based application framework for web and mobile apps. Zend Framework 3 includes a new design, which the company says takes advantage of the PHP language evolution, as well …

Amazon Announces CloudFront Signed Cookies Amazon Announces CloudFront Signed Cookies

Amazon Web Services announced that Amazon CloudFront now gives users CloudFront signed HTTP cookies to secure private content. Whereas before, you’d control who could access CloudFront content using a custom signature for each objectURL, you can now include the signature …

Google Deprecates Old Webmaster Tools API Google Deprecates Old Webmaster Tools API

Back in September, Google launched an update to its Webmaster Tools API to make it more consistent with other Google APIs. Those using other APIs from the company would find the new one easier to implement, the company said. Now, …

C++ Popularity Up, Programmers Debate Its Merits C++ Popularity Up, Programmers Debate Its Merits

Despite having shown signs of decline, the C programming language family continues to hold some of the most popular languages. C continues to hold the top spot, followed by Java, then Objective-C, C++, and C#. Out of these top five …

Did You Realize That ColdFusion Is 20 Years Old? Did You Realize That ColdFusion Is 20 Years Old?

While we’re a few months early, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of ColdFusion. The first version was released on July 2, 1995. The platform, which spawned the CFML programming language, was invented by Jeremy and JJ Allaire. It was originally …

Twitter Digits Can Now Personalize Your App Twitter Digits Can Now Personalize Your App

Twitter announced friend-finding and two-step verification for Digits, its sign-in tool for developers. Twitter launched its new mobile app development platform called Fabric in October. It’s made up of three modular kits, including a Twitter kit, which includes Digits. Digits …

Twitter Now Has An Official WordPress Plugin Twitter Now Has An Official WordPress Plugin

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, …

Yahoo Launches Mobile Developer Suite Yahoo Launches Mobile Developer Suite

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 …

Automatic Web Application Security Scans? Automatic Web Application Security Scans?

Commissioned News Story (Source: Netsparker) Automatic versus manual. A heavily debated subject whatever you speak of, and it is no different in the web application security industry. Should you do a manual penetration test or automatically scan all your websites …

Android XML File Can Crash Devices Android XML File Can Crash Devices

Apparently all Android apps have a file called the AndroidManifest.xml, and this contains information the system has to have before it can run any of the app’s code. So it’s a pretty important file. Unfortunately, if that file is malformed, …

YouTube Deprecates Flash Embeds, Flash API YouTube Deprecates Flash Embeds, Flash API

Google announced that it is now defaulting to the HTML5 player on the web for YouTube embeds, moving to iframes. Along with this, they’re deprecating the “old style” of Flash <object> embeds and their Flash API. The company is encouraging …

Microsoft On ASP.NET 5 Apps In Linux Containers Microsoft On ASP.NET 5 Apps In Linux Containers

Last fall, Microsoft announced a Docker partnership and Windows Server and Azure integrations. The company recently put up a blog post about running ASP.NET 5 apps in Linux containers with Docker. It says it’s actively working on making apps written …

Facebook Set To Have Biggest F8 To Date Facebook Set To Have Biggest F8 To Date

Facebook announced on Tuesday that developers can now register for this year’s F8 developer conference, which will take place on March 25 and 26 at San Francisco‚Äôs Fort Mason Center. The company says this will be its biggest F8 to …

Twitter Starts Flock Developer Series, Hatch Contest Twitter Starts Flock Developer Series, Hatch Contest

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. There are …

Guess How Much App Store Developers Have Earned Guess How Much App Store Developers Have Earned

Apple announced some new numbers for the App Store, as it has reached some new milestones. First off, during the first week of January, customers spent about half a billion dollars on apps and in-app purchases, while New Year’s Day …