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Flash Player 11.7, AIR 3.7 Introduce New Features And Tools Flash Player 11.7, AIR 3.7 Introduce New Features And Tools
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Adobe continues its tireless march of improving its software with new updates being released for both Flash Player and AIR today. First, Flash Player is now up to version 11.7. The latest version introduces better security “through sandboxing enhancements.” The …

Facebook Continues To Make Timelines More Interesting Facebook Continues To Make Timelines More Interesting

Last month, Facebook launched the new Timeline look with more focus on interests, and let users showcase stories from apps in dedicated collections (this is all still in the process of rolling out). Today, the company announced that it is …

Learn How To Use Google Drive’s New Features Learn How To Use Google Drive’s New Features
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On Thursday, Google launched two new ways for web apps to interact with Google Drive. The first – app data folders – stores critical app data in its own private folder to avoid accidental movement or deletion from users. The …

Google Posts New Android Developer Hangout Google Posts New Android Developer Hangout

Google put out a new Android Developers Office Hours hangout from this week. Watch it below if you have some hangout time. This one’s only about a half hour.

Google Answers Your Questions About Its New Blink Rendering Engine Google Answers Your Questions About Its New Blink Rendering Engine

After years of Chrome running on the WebKit rendering engine, Google announced earlier this week that it was moving to its own rendering engine. The new engine, named Blink, is a fork of WebKit, and will apparently not affect Web …

Mozilla Is Now Working On A Web Payment Standard Mozilla Is Now Working On A Web Payment Standard
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Mozilla is all about Web standards. The non-profit has made it clear that it wants to move the Web away from plug-ins and third party services to Web APIs that will work across any browser. It’s latest venture tackles a …

Want To Build Something For Google Glass? This Video Is A Good Place To Start Want To Build Something For Google Glass? This Video Is A Good Place To Start

Google held a developer talk about Google Glass at SXSW last month. Developer advocate Timothy Jordan spoke to developers about the Google Mirror API, which is what they’ll use to build services for Glass. He also gave a demo, and …

Facebook Home Has A Few Perks For Developers As Well Facebook Home Has A Few Perks For Developers As Well
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At its much hyped Android event today, Facebook unveiled Home, a custom set of apps that transform any ol’ Android phone into a Facebook phone. The event was mostly focused on what Home can do for users, but Facebook wants …

Google Compute Engine Available For Cloud Platform Gold Support Customers Google Compute Engine Available For Cloud Platform Gold Support Customers

Google announced today that Computer Engine is now available to Google CLoud Platform’s Gold Support customers. Product manager Navneet Joneja writes on the Google Enterprise Blog: Google Compute Engine gives developers everywhere access to Google’s computing infrastructure. Now you can …

Facebook Introduces New APIs For Comment Replies Facebook Introduces New APIs For Comment Replies

In late March, Facebook launched a new commenting system for Pages that allows users to reply to comments. The new system is on an opt-in basis for now, and Facebook has a few API tips to keep in mind if …

Facebook Changes Image Requirements For The New News Feed Facebook Changes Image Requirements For The New News Feed
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In early March, Facebook introduced its new News Feed to the world. The new News Feed puts much more of an emphasis on consuming content with larger pictures among other changes. Facebook has already given developers a few tips on …

Google Begins Work On Chrome’s New Rendering Engine Google Begins Work On Chrome’s New Rendering Engine
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WebKit has been powering Google’s Chrome Web browser since its launch in 2008. Google says that “its flexibility, performance, and thoughtful design” made it an obvious choice for Chrome when it launched, but the modern Web and modern Chrome require …

Mozilla, Samsung Working Together On New Web Browser Engine Mozilla, Samsung Working Together On New Web Browser Engine

The modern Web browser is most likely powered by one of three engines – WebKit, Trident or Gecko. The latter is currently developed by Mozilla, and is used in its popular Firefox Web browser. One Web browser engine is apparently …

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 …