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Feabhas Offers New Embedded Software Testing Course

Feabhas has a new C++ course for embedded software testing. It’s a four-day course covering software verification and validation in an embedded environment. It’s a mixture of lectures and practical exercises. Here’s the main description: Verification and validation are vital parts of the software quality process. This is especially true in a real-time embedded environment, where the system may be …

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Oracle Linux And Oracle VM Get OpenStack Support

Oracle announced OpenStack support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. The company introduced a preview of an OpenStack distribution that allows users of either to work with the open source cloud software. Oracle says it provides customers with more choices and interoperability while taking advantage of “efficiency, performance, scalability, and security” of its offerings. At no extra cost, the distribution …

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Facebook Opens FbStart Startup Help Program To Everyone

At f8 a couple weeks ago, Facebook announced FbStart, a new program to help mobile startups grow. Upon announcement, only f8-attending developers were able to apply, but the company announced on Wednesday that registration is now open to all. “Any developer worldwide with a public iOS or Android app is eligible, and their app does not need to be integrated …

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Here’s What’s In ColdFusion 11 & ColdFusion Builder 3

Adobe recently announced new versions of ColdFusion Server and ColdFusion builder – ColdFusion 11 and ColdFusion Builder 3. “ColdFusion 11 along with ColdFusion Builder 3 gives you a unique end-to-end workflow for mobile application development addressing the challenges associated with building, testing, debugging and deploying enterprise class mobile applications – both web based as well as installed mobile apps,” said …

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Twitter’s Crashlytics Hits Mac OS X

Last year, Twitter acquired Crashlytics, a reporting tool for mobile app crashes. The company has kept the service alive as promised. The co-founders said at the time that development would continue, and it has. Today, Crashlytics announced that it is expanding beyond iOS and Android apps, and into Mac apps. Apparently they’ve had a lot of requests for a solution …

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Is Facebook Breaking The Web With App Links?

Facebook finally held its f8 developers conference this week after a multi-year hiatus. Unlike previous events, the focus wasn’t on any major product announcements, but more on developers and the mobile Facebook ecosystem. One of the most talked about announcements is App Links, which is Facebook’s attempt to enable mobile apps to link to one another, essentially making the mobile …

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Facebook Reveals FbStart Program To Help Startups Take Off

Facebook product partnerships director Ime Archibong revealed FbStart at the company’s f8 conference. This is a program, which gives developers tools (for free) and services from Facebook itself as well as 11 other companies to “help startups take off”. These tools and services, Facebook says, are worth up to $30,000. Sounds like a pretty good deal. Partners include Adobe, Appurify, …

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Facebook Reveals App Links (Which Is Exactly What It Sounds Like)

At Facebook’s f8 conference today, product manager Ilya Sukhar unveiled App Links, a new open, cross-platform standard for app-to-app linking. It enables developers to expose deep links in their own apps, and link to other apps. “App Links lets you to map your web content to your mobile content,” says Facebook’s Ming Li. “All you need to do is add …

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Facebook Open Sources Engine Behind Paper App (Pop)

Facebook announced that it is open sourcing Pop, the animation engine behind its recently launched Paper app. Facebook released Paper in January. It’s a social news reader app for iOS. If you’re unfamiliar with it, watch this: Pop is responsible for the smooth animations and transitions that take place within the app, including scrolling, bouncing, and unfolding effects. “Since the …

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Apple’s WWDC Dates Announced: June 2-6

Apple has just announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and the long-running event will take place this year from June 2nd to the 6th. It’ll take place in San Francisco’s Moscone West, per usual. “We have the most amazing developer community in the world and have a great week planned for them,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior …

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Here’s What Adobe Is Doing With Flash Runtime

Adobe recently posted an update on the Flash Runtime on its official blog in hopes of addressing questions people have been asking on various forums. Product manager and customer advocate for the Flash Runtime product team, Chris Campbell, who has spent a lot of time in the forums, talks about what the team has been up to. He says they’ve …

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