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Cards Against Humanity Has a New Web App, So You Can Retire Your Old, Sticky Cards

If your actual Cards Against Humanity cards are warped and sticky from spilling one too many Miller High Lifes all over them at parties (and really, whose aren’t?), you’ll be pleased to know that you can now play the game online – no physical cards required. You don’t even need to physical presence of another human being, really. Cards Against …

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Chrome Web Store Gets New Monetization Options

Since its inception, the Chrome Web Store has been a great place for developers to market and sell Chrome apps. The options available to developers were always a little slim though. Starting today, Google is fixing that. Google announced today that Chrome Web Store is getting new monetization options, including in-app payment support. These new options are in addition to …

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Don’t Write Your Own File Picker In Your Google Drive App

You’re building a Google Drive app, and now you want to implement a file picker. You can either build your own or use an existing service. Google argues against the former in its latest Google Drive SDK hangout: Writing your own file picker with the Drive API is easy, right? Not so fast! Watch to find out about the hidden …

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Twitter Kills TweetDeck Mobile Apps, Will Continue Working On Web App

Since being purchased by Twitter in 2011, TweetDeck has gone through a number of changes. The last of which came in December of last year. Now the service is moving ahead with a new Web app, but the mobile apps won’t be along for the ride. The TweetDeck team announced that it would be discontinuing its support for the TweetDeck …

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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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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 other computer users? Whether or not that was the goal of the BitTorrent developers, it’s hard not to consider the …

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Google Schools You On Making Your Web Apps More Accessible

Google has posted numerous sessions from Google I/O on YouTube. This one looks specifically at making your web apps more accessible: The sessions starts with testing for accessibility, followed by advanced screen reader accessibility, then ChromeVox extensions, and APIs for low vision. The description explains, “This session will help you learn through code samples and real world examples how to …

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Mozilla And National Science Foundation Unite For Mozilla Ignite

Mozilla is probably the biggest proponent, outside of Google, of the power of the Web. They don’t believe in closed platforms or proprietary software. They believe in a future where everything is powered by a simple Web browser. To help advance that future, the non-profit is announcing a new contest. Mozilla and the National Science Foundation will be announcing a …

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Facebook App Center Demands Quality From Developers

Facebook’s App Center is now live. If you live in the United States, you can access it right now. There are over 600 apps at launch and it’s just going to get bigger from here on out. To help developers who are new to this to whole App Center thing, Facebook has a few tips. It’s important to remember that …

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Google Maps Now Lets You Save Home, Work Locations

If you’re a regular user of Google Maps, you’ve doubtlessly noticed the My Places tab that appears in the left-hand menu. In case it’s evaded your scope, the My Places tab is an option that allows you to make interactive maps of cities you like, mark your favorite places with a star (basically, a bookmark) so you can quickly access …

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Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers

Last week we brought you news that Mozilla would be opening their new Marketplace to developers at this week’s Mobile World Congress. Today, Mozilla announced that the Marketplace is now live and accepting app submissions. The Mozilla Marketplace is intended to be a completely platform-agnostic app market. It will offer web apps that users can access from any HTML5-capable browser. …

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Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers At Mobile World Congress

Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers Next Week Mozilla has announced that the new Mozilla Marketplace will be open for developers beginning at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Developers can begin submitting apps in a wide variety of categories at the conference next week. The Mozilla Marketplace is intended to be a completely platform-independent app store. All apps will be HTML5 …

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