All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Application Development’

Google Discusses Google Play SEO For First Time

Search Engine Optimization has changed a lot over the years, and with mobile ecosystems rising in prominence, there are things that need to be taken into consideration that simply didn’t exist when the industry first came into being. One of those things is the rise of mobile apps and app stores like Google Play. If you have a mobile app, …

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Google Sends Microsoft Cease And Desist Letter

Google has sent a cease and disist letter to Microsoft for building a native YouTube app for Windows Phone 8, and violating its terms of service in three areas. In the letter, Google explains, “It appears that the application: (1) allows users to download videos from YouTube; (2) prevents the display of advertisements in YouTube video playbacks; and (3) plays …

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How Two Brands Effectively Utilized Google’s GEO API

Google has posted a new video to its Developers YouTube channel about a couple of campaigns that use the Geo API. The brands involved are Nature Valley Trail View and Band of Bridges. The campaigns come from the core creative teams at McCann Erickson NY, Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Famous Interactive. They talk to a Google Maps product expert …

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5 Cool Ways Developers Have Used Google Maps And Google Earth APIs

On its Geo Developers Blog, Google will highlight a “map of the week” each week, looking at different, interesting ways developers have used its APIs in their own applications. This month, Google launched MoreThanAMap.com showcasing some of these things, where you can find even more. Following are some interesting things that have been highlighted over the course of the year. …

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Google+ Developers Discuss Google+ History API

Google’s Google+ History API was recently revealed. It’s been compared to Facebook’s Open Graph, but uses Google+ connections to bring in updates from third-party services (Twitter, Foursquare, etc.). It also lets you choose what data from these services you want shared. The API collects what users have done with the apps, and adds it to their personal pages for sharing …

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Google: Here’s How To Write Your First Drive App in .NET

Google has posted a nearly thirty-minute video about how to write your frist Google Drive app in .NET. Google discusses how to build a complete .NET app using the Google Drive API to upload a file into the user’s drive account. A full transcript is available on the video page on YouTube, if you’d rather skim through that. More on …

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Treehouse Is Growing, Is About To Offer Android Courses

Web design and development site Treehouse is gaining users. Users that are willing to pay at least $25 a month to build their skills. Over the weekend, Treehouse surpassed 12,000 users. “That’s not just 12,000 folks signed up to an email list for free classes they don’t get much out of,” the company tells WebProNews. “That’s 12,000 students paying $25/month …

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How To Get Started With The Google Places API In 15 Minutes

Google uploaded two videos about the Google Places API today. The first one is about getting started with the API, and the second one is a Q&A on the same topic. Together, you’re looking at about fifteen minutes of your time, and if this is something you think your app might be able to benefit from, you might as well …

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Google Uploads A New Dart Video

Google, the company whose code of conduct begins with the words “Don’t be evil,” has uploaded a new video to its developer channel talking about its programming language Dart, which Google calls its “evil plot to make it easier for you to build web apps.” It’s a 40-minute video that talks about the programming language and its features. “When we …

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Here’s How To Market Your App For Google Play

Just because you didn’t attend Google I/O, you don’t have to miss out on some of the helpful education from Googlers. The company has posted a plethora of developer sessions online for you to watch any time you want. Even if you did attend, you couldn’t have gone to all of the sessions, and you might want to re-watch some …

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This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API

While it may not have been one of the most talked-about announcements from Google I/O, the Google+ History API could end up being one of the most significant for the company. It’s been described as Google+’s answer to Facebook’s frictionless sharing, and that could certainly be significant for third-party apps. As my colleague Zach Walton explained last week, it collects …

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These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive

Google had a handful of sessions about developing for Google Drive at Google I/O last week. Luckily for those who were unable to attend the event, Google has posted many of the sessions online for you to view at your leisure. The first one is about what’s new in the Google Drive SDK. The description explains: In this talk, we …

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