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Twitter Breaks Down How It Uses PushState To Eliminate Latency Twitter Breaks Down How It Uses PushState To Eliminate Latency
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A common complaint of Twitter is that there’s a quite a bit of lag when going from one part of Twitter to the other. The engineering team feels that they sufficiently solved the problem through an implementation of pushState, and …

Facebook Announces Breaking Changes For March Facebook Announces Breaking Changes For March

You’ll have to forgive the Facebook team this week. There’s not really much of an Operation Developer Love update presumably due to the team being in Paris this week for the LeWeb 2012 conference. With that being said, the social …

Twitter Creates A Timeline For Its API Announcements Twitter Creates A Timeline For Its API Announcements
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Do you know when Twitter will be sunsetting an API, or when it will be releasing a new API it has in the works? You can always follow the social network’s engineering blogs for the info, but there was no …

Amazon Maps API Now Available To All Amazon Maps API Now Available To All
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As Apple has proven with its iPhone 5 maps blunder, people care about having quality maps on their mobile devices. Until now, however, there’s not been a maps API built specifically for the Kindle Fire. Amazon is fixing that this …

Facebook Graph API Now Supports In-Game Groups Facebook Graph API Now Supports In-Game Groups

The past week has been relatively slow in the world of Facebook development. When that happens, there’s a good chance that the weekly Operation Developer Love update will be bursting at the seams with new features and updates. Facebook didn’t …

Google Maps Developers Talk Visualizations Google Maps Developers Talk Visualizations

Google Maps is an integral part of many apps used across the Web and mobile devices. Developers need to know how to make the best use of the service. That’s why Google holds roundtables with the people working on these …

Facebook Imposes New Rules For The Notifications API Facebook Imposes New Rules For The Notifications API

Developers have been seeing some pretty positive results from the Notifications API. That’s the report today from Facebook as the social network updates us on the latest numbers from those participating in the beta that was announced back in August. …

Facebook Details The Latest Open Graph Changes Facebook Details The Latest Open Graph Changes

It was announced yesterday that Facebook would be enacting a number of changes in Open Graph. It would force developers to increase the quality of their apps while increasing user satisfaction across the platform. Facebook now has more details on …

Facebook Hopes To Make Apps Better By Making Open Graph Stricter Facebook Hopes To Make Apps Better By Making Open Graph Stricter
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One of Facebook’s main strategies moving forward is to increase the number of apps with Facebook integration. This will increase the number of users visiting Facebook, and in turn increase their own advertising potential. That’s why Facebook has been pushing …

Google Places API Team Talks New Features In Hangout Google Places API Team Talks New Features In Hangout

The Google Places API has been seeing a constant barrage of updates this year. It could be a great new source of revenue for Google, and it’s great for businesses (except for this guy). That’s why it’s super important for …

Facebook Details Offers API Updates Facebook Details Offers API Updates

Brand pages have had the Offers tool in Facebook for quite some time now. It’s a great way to connect with fans by offering them free or discounted items for a limited time. The social network announced two major updates …

Chrome Stable Release Now Supports First-Person Shooters Chrome Stable Release Now Supports First-Person Shooters

Google updated the Chrome beta release last month with a number of HTML5 technologies. The most important, of course, being the pointer lock API. It allows the browser to replicate the mouse controls that native PC games have enjoyed for …

Facebook Brings Real Time Updates To The App Dashboard Facebook Brings Real Time Updates To The App Dashboard
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Facebook isn’t holding the F8 conference this year. The company felt their resources could be better used in building more tools for developers to get the most out of the platform. Besides, Open Graph and the App Dashboard still have …

Notifications API Lets Developers Speak Directly To Users Notifications API Lets Developers Speak Directly To Users

The notification is one of the best things to ever come out of Facebook. I don’t know about you, but it feels pretty good to find a big list of notifications waiting for me after a prolonged absence. If your …

Facebook Continues To Improve The Graph API Facebook Continues To Improve The Graph API
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Facebook needs to continually improve its services so that users, developers and investors remain happy. The social network has given a lot of recent attention to its Open Graph and related services. The trend continues today with an update to …

Twitter API Version 1.1 Brings More Regulation To Apps Twitter API Version 1.1 Brings More Regulation To Apps

The Twitter API is everywhere these days. People are Tweeting from all corners of the Web from just about every app. It’s so popular due to its relative openness where people can use the Twitter API in different and interesting …

Facebook Introduces The Payer Promotion API Facebook Introduces The Payer Promotion API

Facebook has been playing around with Payer Promotion for a while now. It lets app developers on Facebook offer special discounts on in-game items to first-time players and other eligible users. Facebook claims that it helps to increase payer conversion …

Facebook Launches New Payments Reporting API Facebook Launches New Payments Reporting API
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Despite how you may feel as a developer towards Facebook, you have to admit they work fast. The company is always putting out new APIs and updates to existing APIs that make the platform a better place to develop on. …

Google Shows Off Some Drive API Secrets Google Shows Off Some Drive API Secrets
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There were a lot of conferences and workshops during Google I/O this year. One of the newcomers to I/O – Google Drive APi – actually got some of the best workshops this year. That doesn’t mean that everything was covered …

Facebook Makes It Easier To Market Brand Pages Facebook Makes It Easier To Market Brand Pages
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Facebook is about to release their first quarterly earnings as a public company. Their responsibility is to their share holders now who expect the social networking giant to keep bringing in the money. One of those methods is by getting …

BitTorrent Torque Allows Users To Make Torrent-Based Web Apps BitTorrent Torque Allows Users To Make Torrent-Based Web Apps

Does the introduction of introduction of web-based app development further legitimize the concept of file sharing via BitTorrent technology? Does it remove the vail of “this kind of technology is only used to steal” from act of sharing torrents with …