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Learn About The Best Design Tools Available To Android Developers Learn About The Best Design Tools Available To Android Developers

Design is an incredibly important part of any mobile app. A solid aesthetic and UI could be the only thing standing between your app gaining wider use, and being tossed to the bottom of the download charts. This week’s Android …

Jelly Bean Is Now On A Quarter Of All Android Devices Jelly Bean Is Now On A Quarter Of All Android Devices

Over the past few months, Jelly Bean has been on a meteoric rise as it latches onto more and more Android devices. At the same time, Gingerbread use has been slowly declining. With a new way of reporting distribution numbers, …

Google Adds Janrain, Gigya As Google+ Sign-In Partners Google Adds Janrain, Gigya As Google+ Sign-In Partners

Google announced today that it is adding some new integration options to Google+ Sign-in. Google launched Google+ Sign-in in February as its latest answer to Facebook Connect and the Open Graph. Now, Google has added Janrain and Gigya to its …

Want To Make Successful Android Games? Watch This Video Want To Make Successful Android Games? Watch This Video
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There’s money to be made in Android game development, but you have to be smart about it. There’s a lot of things to consider when developing a successful Android game. To help developers just starting out or those who have …

GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube

Gamers love watching other people play games. It’s the only way to explain of popularity of Let’s Plays and live streams on YouTube, Twitch.tv and other sites. The only problem is that those who do live streams must have video …

Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11? Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11?
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For all of its talk of supporting open Web standards, Internet Explorer 10 still lacked one important part of the open Web ecosystem – WebGL. Sure, you could add it with a plugin, but Microsoft refused to add native support …

Khan Academy’s Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions Of Users Khan Academy’s Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions Of Users
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Google interviewed Ben Kamens, lead developer at Khan Academy, about scaling a startup to millions of users, which the popular online learning site has been able to do. Google uploaded the video to its Developer YouTube channel this week.

Google+ Engineers Tell You How To Get People To Your App Google+ Engineers Tell You How To Get People To Your App

Google developer programs engineers Silvano Luciani and Joanna Smith put out a video this week, discussing how to use interactive posts to “bring the people who care” to your apps. The two explore how to find the best audience when …

Learn How NASA Uses Google Earth For Space Missions Learn How NASA Uses Google Earth For Space Missions

Google has shown that it has an interest in space what with its founders funding space missions, and the company sending Bugdroid to space. Beyond that, though, the folks at Google create tools that are invaluable to mission strategists at …

New Facebook Games Section For Timeline Goes Live New Facebook Games Section For Timeline Goes Live
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At GDC yesterday, Facebook unveiled the Games Developer Center. The hub promises to contain all the information a game developer needs to make games for Facebook or Facebook integrated games for mobile devices. That wasn’t the only announcement, however, as …

Facebook’s Mobile App Install Ads Can Now Target Specific Versions Of iOS, Android Facebook’s Mobile App Install Ads Can Now Target Specific Versions Of iOS, Android

In October of last year, Facebook unveiled mobile app install ads. These ads allowed app makers to go directly after mobile users by directing them to their Google Play or Apple Appstore pages. Now Facebook is giving advertisers and app …

Mozilla and Epic Games Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web Mozilla and Epic Games Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web

For the longest time, HTML5 was far behind Flash in terms of game development as it didn’t offer a native experience. Mozilla and others have been bridging that gap over the last year, however, and the non-profit’s latest move inspires …

GDC 2013: Facebook Unveils Games Developer Center GDC 2013: Facebook Unveils Games Developer Center

Facebook games are currently in the middle of a transition from Web to mobile. Both are still very viable markets, however, and Facebook wants to make sure game developers have all the tools they need to succeed on both platforms. …

Want A Firefox OS Phone? Attend One Of These Workshops Want A Firefox OS Phone? Attend One Of These Workshops
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Mozilla announced a while back that it would start selling Firefox OS Developer Preview phones sometime in February. That obviously didn’t happen, and there’s no mention of when the phones will be widely available to developers. Until then, you’re best …

In-App Purchasing Coming Soon To Nook HD Devices In-App Purchasing Coming Soon To Nook HD Devices

Despite having a less than stellar holiday season, Nook is still soldiering on in its attempts to combat Amazon’s Kindle dynasty. It’s latest move may just help bring more developers to its side. Nook announced today that in-app purchasing will …

Learn How To Use The Realtime API In Google Drive Apps Learn How To Use The Realtime API In Google Drive Apps

Earlier this week, Google introduced the world to the Realtime API for Google Drive. The new API allows developers to integrate the real time collaboration seen in Google Drive documents into apps. It opens up all new possibilities in apps …

Google Introduces Interactive Chrome DevTools Training Course Google Introduces Interactive Chrome DevTools Training Course

Developing Web apps can be made easier by using Chrome DevTools, but not everybody knows how to use them. To remedy that, Google is now offering a free interactive course on how to get the most out of the development …

Facebook Releases SDK Updates For Android And iOS Facebook Releases SDK Updates For Android And iOS

Facebook has recently updated its Android and iOS updates to include a number of useful features for users. To compliment those releases, Facebook is also updating its Android and iOS SDKs to make developers’ lives easier. The Facebook SDK for …

Making A News Reader For Android? You’ll Want To Watch This Making A News Reader For Android? You’ll Want To Watch This

Google is killing off Google Reader on July 1. The move opens an opportunity for somebody, maybe Digg, to come up with a news reader of their own. Now the very same company that’s killing the most popular RSS reader …

Microsoft Will Give You $100 Per App To Develop For Windows 8 Microsoft Will Give You $100 Per App To Develop For Windows 8

A platform is only as strong as the applications built for it. That’s something Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are both struggling with as some developers aren’t too keen on making apps for the Windows Store. Microsoft is hoping …

Build Collaborative Apps With The Google Drive Realtime API Build Collaborative Apps With The Google Drive Realtime API

One of the cool things about Google Drive is that it allows users to collaborate on documents in real time. Now Google is bringing that same functionality to apps built with the Google Drive SDK. Google announced today that developers …