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Java 8 Still Set to Ship in March Java 8 Still Set to Ship in March

As Oracle continues to improve the Java Development Kit, the company has stated that it will not be pushing back the release of Java SE 8. The update is still on schedule for its March 18 release date. The final …

PHP Programmers Unite To Make The Orange ElePHPant A Reality PHP Programmers Unite To Make The Orange ElePHPant A Reality
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Android has bugdroid. Linux has Tux the penguin. Both have been immortalized in plush toys, action figures and even remote controlled robots. What about PHP’s lovable ElePHPant though? Where’s the love for him? Well, somebody has already made a blue, …

Windows Azure Gets New Features, PCI DSS Compliance Windows Azure Gets New Features, PCI DSS Compliance

It’s a new year and Microsoft’s cloud computing platform has gotten another update, complete with new features that asp.net developers can take advantage of. Microsoft Developer VP Scott Guthrie this week detailed all the latest Windows Azure updates in a …

Google Details Google Drive Android API Google Details Google Drive Android API

Earlier this month, Google upgraded Google Play Services to version 4.1. One of the big features in this latest upgrade was the inclusion of a Google Drive Android API. Now Google has offered more details on what it says provides …

Google Introduces Benchmark For All Your Microbenchmarking Needs Google Introduces Benchmark For All Your Microbenchmarking Needs

According to Google, you will rarely ever need to run microbenchmarks. Still, some developers will find it useful when they need to see if a piece of code they’re working on is truly worth it. While there are tools available …

Google Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1 Google Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1
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New Android versions are always a cause for celebration as Google works some interesting new features into its mobile OS. Similarly, updates to Google Play Service should be met with the same kind of enthusiasm as Android app developers get …

Java, Objective-C Still Popular Thanks To Mobile Development Java, Objective-C Still Popular Thanks To Mobile Development

Every month, TIOBE Software releases an index of the most popular programming languages based upon a variety of factors. Most months, the popularity of these languages don’t change much thanks to developers sticking to what they know. As we head …

Amazon Launches New Developer Portal Amazon Launches New Developer Portal

Since its launch, developers have had to submit apps to the Amazon Appstore through a developer portal that has remained largely unchanged over the years. Change is good, however, and Amazon is approaching its developer portal with a change-centric mindset …

Google Thinks These Android Apps Are Beautiful Google Thinks These Android Apps Are Beautiful
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Just last week, Google revealed what it felt were the best games available for Android devices. While games may make up a large portion of Android’s catalog of apps, they’re by no means the only apps available. For all the …

Facebook Introduces App Center Videos Facebook Introduces App Center Videos

In May of last year, Facebook entered the mobile scene in a big way with App Center. It was a centralized location where mobile users could find their way to mobile apps from Facebook. Since its introduction, Facebook has touted …

Amazon Says Its Appstore Is Just Like A Pizza Parlor Amazon Says Its Appstore Is Just Like A Pizza Parlor
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Have you developed a game for the Amazon Appstore? Perhaps your still on the fence? If so, Amazon has a new infographic that should help you understand why it thinks you should be developing for its platform. In a new …

Amazon Kinesis Is Now Available To All AWS Customers Amazon Kinesis Is Now Available To All AWS Customers

Are you an Amazon Web Services customer looking for a new way to process streaming data in real-time? Well, you might have heard of a new service from AWS called Kinesis. It was previously only available to a few as …

Adobe Brings Native Canvas Support To Flash Pro Adobe Brings Native Canvas Support To Flash Pro

It’s been said time and time again that HTML5 would replace Flash sooner or later. That may yet happen, but it looks like Adobe isn’t interested in a war. Instead, Flash wants to get along with HTML5 to make both …

Android Game Developers Now Have A Few New Tools To Work With Android Game Developers Now Have A Few New Tools To Work With

Over the last few years, Android has proven to be quite the versatile gaming platform. Not only are people playing games on smartphone and tablets, but Android games can also be found on TVs thanks to micro-consoles like the Ouya …

Google+ Sign-In Adds Support For Apps Users, Non-Google+ Users Google+ Sign-In Adds Support For Apps Users, Non-Google+ Users

Google announced several improvements to Google+ Sign-in today. A major one is support for all Google account types. Now, Google Apps users and even those without Google+ accounts can use the feature to sign into third party apps and websites. …

Gabe Newell Talks Coding In Google Hangout Gabe Newell Talks Coding In Google Hangout

When you hear the name Gabe Newell, what immediately comes to mind? For most of us, it’s probably Valve, Steam, Half-Life or some combination of the three. Not many would immediately equate Newell to coding as it’s easy to forget …

Here’s How To Upgrade To Google’s Universal Analytics Here’s How To Upgrade To Google’s Universal Analytics
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Earlier this year, Google launched universal analytics for everyone. At the time, it said the new tools would help businesses “measure how people actually become and remain loyal customers.” That’s great and all, but you may have found that universal …

Facebook Developers Gets A New Web Site Facebook Developers Gets A New Web Site

For the longest time, developers of Facebook apps were met with the same ol’ Web site when they visited the official Facebook Developers portal. Now those same developers are in for a treat as Facebook has decided to give its …

Valve Is Now An Official Member Of The Linux Foundation Valve Is Now An Official Member Of The Linux Foundation
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It’s no secret that Valve sees Linux as the future of PC gaming. After all, the company is building SteamOS on top of Linux. Now the game developer has cemented its commitment to the platform by joining The Linux Foundation. …

Google Compute Engine Generally Available With Lower Prices And More Linux Support Google Compute Engine Generally Available With Lower Prices And More Linux Support

Last year, Google unveiled Compute Engine at Google I/O, apparently seeking to compete with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure for the cloud computing needs of businesses. In May, Google made it available for everyone, and added sub-hour billing charges …

These Are The Best Designed Android Apps According To Google These Are The Best Designed Android Apps According To Google
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Are you working on an Android app and want to know how to best stick to Google’s guidelines while inserting your own personality into it? Well, that’s certainly a tall order for most indie developers, but it is possible. In …