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Here’s 8 Hours Of Google’s Recent Test Automation Conference Here’s 8 Hours Of Google’s Recent Test Automation Conference

This week, Google held its Test Automation Conference in New York. This is an event that brought together engineers from a variety of organizations to discuss test automation. It was a two-day event, and it streamed live when it was …

Want To Update Your Android App Outside Of Google Play? Well, You Can’t Want To Update Your Android App Outside Of Google Play? Well, You Can’t
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Google Play is one of the best Android app distribution platforms around. It also has incredible reach what with it being installed on every Android device. Developers would be stupid not to be on Google Play, but some would prefer …

Facebook Acquires Cloud Platform Parse Facebook Acquires Cloud Platform Parse

Facebook announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Parse, a cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps. It lets developers create create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5 , etc. The two companies …

Objective-C’s Growth In Popularity Has Stalled Objective-C’s Growth In Popularity Has Stalled

Traditional development trends has ensured that the C and C++ programming languages remain popular even decades after their creation. Despite being created in the same year as C++, Objective-C was never as popular. That all changed with the advent of …

Video Sharing Can Help Developers Build A Community Video Sharing Can Help Developers Build A Community
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Back in March, YouTube announced that it was developing a live streaming API for game developers. The API, when integrated into games, would allow players to live stream their game straight to YouTube from game consoles. The API has already …

Learn How To Make Interactive Google+ Posts On iOS Learn How To Make Interactive Google+ Posts On iOS

Facebook may be integrated into iOS, but it doesn’t mean every developer wants to integrate Facebook into their app. In fact, some prefer Google+. For those developers, Google is now hosting a number of tutorials that teach developers how to …

Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support
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It appears that Apple has been right all along that Flash is not the future of the web. Unity this week announced that it will be phasing out support for Adobe Flash development. Unity is a multi-platform game engine that …

Looking For A Cheap Linux Board? Try The BeagleBone Black Looking For A Cheap Linux Board? Try The BeagleBone Black

Linux can run on just about anything. That’s why projects like the $25 Raspberry Pi are so exciting. Just about anybody can now own a Linux PC and start writing code. Of course, some may want something a bit more …

Firefox OS Dev Units Now Available For Purchase Firefox OS Dev Units Now Available For Purchase

It was revealed last week that the Firefox OS dev units from Geeksphone would finally be shipping after missing their originally planned launch in February. Now the phones are available, but you’re still going to have to wait. Engadget reports …

Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software? Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software?
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Open source software is awesome, and it’s free. What more do you need to know? In all actuality, there’s a lot to consider when thinking about what software to use in your startup. Do you go with open source or …

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged

Those who use PHP are in for a treat this month as the development team has released updates for both the current and old versions, 5.4 and 5.3 respectively, of the scripting language. There’s nothing major, of course, but there …

Developers Can Get Their Hands On Firefox OS Dev Units Next Week Developers Can Get Their Hands On Firefox OS Dev Units Next Week

Until now, developers interested in getting their hands on actual Firefox OS hardware had to either attend a workshop or install the OS on their Sony android device. Now Geeksphone is finally ready to start shipping out Firefox OS dev …

Facebook Enhances Open Graph On Mobile, Updates iOS SDK Facebook Enhances Open Graph On Mobile, Updates iOS SDK

At the Facebook Home unveiling, Mark Zuckerberg said that people are increasingly consuming content on mobile. It’s true for Facebook as is it true for just about everything else. That’s why Facebook needs to step up its mobile game, and …

Airbnb Forgoes SQL In Favor Of Memcached Airbnb Forgoes SQL In Favor Of Memcached

Airbnb recently shared an engineer Q&A talking about building its Airbnb Neighborhoods feature. Here’s a look at the feature if you’re unfamiliar: Introducing Airbnb Neighborhoods from Airbnb on Vimeo. Basically, it shows users pages about neighborhoods in cities, so they …

Altova Unveils RaptorXML Altova Unveils RaptorXML

At the XBRL26 Conference in Dublin, Altova unveiled RaptorXML, which it describes as “a ground-breaking new XML and XBRL validation and processing server”. It’s cross-platform compatible, and takes advantage of multi-core and multi-CPU computers and servers for fast XML and …

Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead
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In iOS 6, Facebook became more closely integrated with the mobile OS. Part of that integration made it easier to implement Facebook Single Sign-On in iOS apps. Of course, some developers may not like Facebook, or maybe they prefer Google+. …

Don’t Write Your Own File Picker In Your Google Drive App Don’t Write Your Own File Picker In Your Google Drive App

You’re building a Google Drive app, and now you want to implement a file picker. You can either build your own or use an existing service. Google argues against the former in its latest Google Drive SDK hangout: Writing your …

Google Glass Mirror API Now Available Google Glass Mirror API Now Available
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It was revealed yesterday that the first round of Google Glass devices are finished. Google will start shipping to those who pre-ordered the device at Google I/O last year first, and those developers will presumably start building apps for the …

Mozilla’s TowTruck Brings Collaboration To The Web At Large Mozilla’s TowTruck Brings Collaboration To The Web At Large

One of the best parts about Google Drive is its real time collaboration. Real time collaboration is only available in Google Drive documents or apps built with the Realtime API though. Now Mozilla is working on bringing that level of …

Google Discusses Apps Script And Android Google Discusses Apps Script And Android
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Google uploaded a new video about using Apps Script and Android. Arun Nagarajan from the Apps Script team and Adam Koch from Android discuss:

Facebook Retires The REST API For New Apps Facebook Retires The REST API For New Apps
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In late 2011, Facebook said that it would retiring the REST API to focus all of its efforts on the Graph API. Developers had over a year to make the jump, and now Facebook is finally pulling the plug. Facebook …