Microsoft Build Developer Conference Scheduled May 25 – 27

Microsoft’s Build conference, aimed at developers, has been confirmed for May 25 – 27, 2021.

Visual Studio Code Updated With M1 Support

Microsoft has updated Visual Studio Code, adding support for Apple’s new Macs running on its M1 custom silicon.

GitHub Now Available to Developers in Iran

GitHub has been granted a license to operate in Iran, giving Iranian developers access to a valuable resource.

Apple App Store Creates 300,000 Jobs During Pandemic

Apple has released figures about the iOS App Store and revealed it has created 300,000 new jobs since the coronavirus pandemic began.

AWS Unveils Low-Code Honeycode Development Service

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has released a beta of Honeycode, a low-code development service for cloud computing.

Core GitHub Features Free For Everyone

GitHub has announced that its core features, including private repositories with unlimited collaborators, are now free for all users.

Google Shutting Down App Maker

Google has announced it is shutting down App Maker, its low-code development environment. App Maker was unveiled in 2016 and provided a way for IT departments, developers and enthusiasts to create apps to improve G Suite workflows. App Maker users…

Google Acquires AppSheet, Leading No-Code Development Platform

Google has announced its acquisition of “AppSheet, a leading no-code application development platform used by a number of enterprises across a variety of industries.” Custom applications are an excellent way for businesses to meet their needs and adapt to an…

Apple Will Enforce macOS App Notarization Starting February 2020

According to a post on Apple’s developer site, the company will start enforcing notarization prerequisites in February 2020. Apple previously announced that “Mac software distributed outside the Mac App Store must be notarized by Apple in order to run on…

Lowe’s Goes the DIY Route For Software Development

Lowe’s slogan is “do it right for less.” While that primarily applies to home repair and improvement, the company is also applying it to the world of software development. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Lowe’s is…