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Google Updates Play Services To 4.0 Google Updates Play Services To 4.0
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Google announced the release of Google Play Services version 4.0 today, which includes the Google Mobile Ads SDK and improvements to Google+, geofencing, and Google Wallet Instant Buy APIs. This time around, they’re dropping support for Froyo. Froyo devices will …

Here’s Everything Developers Need To Know About Android 4.4 Here’s Everything Developers Need To Know About Android 4.4

After two months of waiting, Google finally unveiled the features its bringing to its mobile OS with Android 4.4. There’s a lot of good stuff for users and you can read more about that here. There’s even better news though …

Here’s A Lesson On The Google Wallet Objects API Java Quick Start Here’s A Lesson On The Google Wallet Objects API Java Quick Start

Google has put out a new Google Developers Live video on YouTube discussing the Wallet Objects API and how to get started with their Java quick start sample. This is designed to help developers get started with their integration quickly. …

Google Adds ‘Security Issues’ Feature To Webmaster Tools Google Adds ‘Security Issues’ Feature To Webmaster Tools
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Google has announced the launch of a new Webmaster Tools feature called Security Issues, which shows verified site owners info about the security issues on their sites (in a single place), and lets them find problems faster with detailed code …

Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress

When building apps for Firefox OS, developers use modern Web tools like HTML5, JavaScript and CSS to deliver apps with near native performance on mobile devices. Now Mozilla is helping those same developers bring their Firefox OS apps to other …

Facebook Launches Video, CPA Bidding For Mobile App Ads Facebook Launches Video, CPA Bidding For Mobile App Ads
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A year ago, Facebook launched mobile app install ads, and today, they get video support and the ability for developers to set cost per action bids. Video ads will appear in the mobile news feed when the user clicks the …

Jakob Nielsen Talks Mobile Usability At Google Jakob Nielsen Talks Mobile Usability At Google

Veteran web usability consultant Jakob Nielsen recently gave an “At Google” talk about mobile usability and where it’s headed. Google has now made the talk available for all to see. If your’e developing a mobile app or site, you may …

TogetherJS Is Mozilla’s Real-Time Collaboration Tool That Works Anywhere On The Web TogetherJS Is Mozilla’s Real-Time Collaboration Tool That Works Anywhere On The Web

Real-time collaboration is an important part of the modern Web. In fact, you could argue that it’s the most important aspect of any modern Web app – just look at how much emphasis Google Docs puts on working together. Unfortunately, …

Get More Out Google Mobile App Analytics [Android] Get More Out Google Mobile App Analytics [Android]
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Google has been putting out some educational videos about how to get more out of Google Analytics, and not just those from the recently launched Analytics Academy offering. This one is about a half hour long, and features Google engineer …

Flash Player’s Worst Nightmare Is Now In Firefox Nightly Flash Player’s Worst Nightmare Is Now In Firefox Nightly
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Adobe’s Flash Player is one of the few plugins on the Internet that won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. HTML5 has certainly tried to dethrone the Web video playback king, but it still lacks many of the features that make …

Google Adds Auto-Event Tracking To Tag Manager Google Adds Auto-Event Tracking To Tag Manager

Google announced on Thursday that it has launched Auto-Event Tracking for Google Tag Manager, enabling users to measure events happening on the page without HTML or Javascript. You can use the Event Listener tag to tell Tag Manger when you …

Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January

There’s no denying that Valve is a major force in PC gaming. After all, the company singlehandedly revived the PC gaming market with Steam. Now it’s entering the gaming hardware and operating system markets, and it wants developers along for …

Amazon Launches AWS Activate Packages For Startups Amazon Launches AWS Activate Packages For Startups

Amazon announced on Thursday that AWS Activate, a package which includes AWS credits, training, developer support, a startup community forum and offers from third parties, is now available. It’s essentially a gateway for startups to get up and running with …

Amazon’s Appstore Developer Select Promises Better Discoverability Amazon’s Appstore Developer Select Promises Better Discoverability

Discoverability on mobile is a major hurdle that any new mobile developer will have to overcome if they want to make it in an increasingly crowded industry. There usually isn’t a lot a new developer can do to overcome this, …

Facebook SDK For Android Gets Updated Facebook SDK For Android Gets Updated

In mid-September, Facebook released a new iOS SDK to coincide with the release of iOS 7. The Android SDK will most likely receive a similar update later this month with the expected launch of Android 4.4, but developers can take …

Oracle Says It’s Making Progress On Java Security Oracle Says It’s Making Progress On Java Security

Java became somewhat of a punching bag in the security researcher community earlier this year after numerous vulnerabilities were found in the software. After what must have been an embarrassing few months, Oracle announced in June that it would make …

Facebook SDK For iOS 7 Now Available Facebook SDK For iOS 7 Now Available

If you have an older iDevice sitting around the house, you may have noticed that it looks a little more expressive these days thanks to the recent iOS 7 update that hit on Wednesday. Facebook has already released an iOS …

Microsoft Backtracks On Windows 8.1 Availability, Developers Can Get It Now Microsoft Backtracks On Windows 8.1 Availability, Developers Can Get It Now

In late August, Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 was shipping out to OEMs. In the same announcement, Microsoft said that subscribers to its MSDN or TechNet services would not get early copies of Windows 8.1. As we learned from the …

Flash Player 11.9, AIR 3.9 Beta Now Available Flash Player 11.9, AIR 3.9 Beta Now Available

Do you like living on the edge? Does untested software excite you? If so, you might just want to enroll in a new beta rolling out this week. Adobe announced that the Flash Player 11.9 and AIR 3.9 betas are …

Parse Reveals New Mobile Analytics Tools Parse Reveals New Mobile Analytics Tools

If you use any kind of analytics in your mobile app, you just might use Parse. It’s one of the most popular mobile analytics platforms on the market, and the team behind it have announced some new tools that will …

Facebook Encourages Developers To Upgrade To Its iOS 7 SDK Facebook Encourages Developers To Upgrade To Its iOS 7 SDK
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Current rumors suggest that the iPhone 5S and iOS 7 are only a month away. As such, Facebook is prepping its SDK for the eventual release of the newest version of iOS and wants its developers to be ready as …