Tag Archive: Development


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A career in web development is a career well-invested in today’s marketplace. Many companies are moving to an entirely online business model, and if you’re looking for job security, you’ll want to get in on the development side if you’re at all interested. Or maybe you’re already a developer, but you have been for 20 years and haven’t really kept up with current technology and trends.

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Pay what you want to master AWS cloud development

Cloud computing is growing in popularity, and, as such, many businesses are embracing it. This has created a huge opportunity for aspiring IT professionals and developers. Amazon Web Services is the perhaps the biggest name in the space, offering its leading cloud computing platform with reliable and scalable services. AWS cloud services are where it’s at.

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Pokémon Go developer Niantic is opening up its AR development platform

Niantic’s technology is called the Real World Platform.

Niantic, the development team behind Pokémon Go, announced today that it’ll now allow third-party developers to use its AR technology that powers not only Pokémon Go, but Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, too.

Niantic’s AR tech is called “Real World Platform”, and it uses a combo of computer vision, object recognition, and depth detection to create for those augmented reality experiences we’ve become so fond of.

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Sony says it’s stopping development of its Xperia Home launcher

Only bug fixes will be added from here on out.

Most Android OEMs outfit their phones with their own skin on top of Android, and with that, a custom launcher. Sony’s phones have long come with the Xperia Home launcher, and following the latest update that landed on June 11, development for it will be ending.

As noted by moderator Erika Prymus for the Xperia Home Open Beta on Google+:

A business decision has been taken that  [Read More…]

Pay as little as you want to learn and master AWS cloud development

Cloud computing is growing in popularity, and, as such, many businesses are embracing it. This has created a huge opportunity for aspiring IT professionals and developers. Amazon Web Services is the perhaps the biggest name in the space, offering its leading cloud computing platform with reliable and scalable services. AWS cloud services are where it’s at.

Our Deal of the Day is a full 12-course meal of Amazon Web Service Cloud Development. Worth about $ 1,000 in total, it can be yours  [Read More…]

Pay as little as you want to learn and master AWS cloud development

Cloud computing is growing in popularity, and, as such, many businesses are embracing it. This has created a huge opportunity for aspiring IT professionals and developers. Amazon Web Services is the perhaps the biggest name in the space, offering its leading cloud computing platform with reliable and scalable services. AWS cloud services are where it’s at.

Our Deal of the Day is a full 12-course meal of Amazon Web Service Cloud Development. Worth about $ 1,000 in total, it can be yours  [Read More…]

Kotlin: Everything you need to know about Android’s newest development language

What is Kotlin and why should I care about it?

Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017. It reinforced how important Kotlin is for app development again in 2018, but many of us aren’t sure what’s going on or why we should care. Sure, we know it’s something for app developers and they love it, but why do they love it? What exactly is it?

To start with, you need to understand that Kotlin is  [Read More…]

What’s new with Development Tools at Google I/O 2018

Google’s platforms, from Android to Chrome to Daydream to Cloud, are nothing without their developers.

Android and Chrome used to be known for how difficult they were to build for. Not anymore. Google continues to improve its developer tools year after year, and at I/O 2018, there’s plenty to be excited about.

What’s new and exciting about development tools at I/O 2018?

The biggest announcement for Android app developers was Android Studio 3.2. Not because everyone likes  [Read More…]

Pocket Casts app acquired by NPR-led radio group, will continue development

App will remain in development, as will NPR’s own app.

Pocket Casts, one of the best cross-platform podcast apps and my personal favorite, has been acquired by a group of public radio-focused companies headlined by NPR. The group, comprised of NPR, WNYC Studios, WBEZ Chicago and This American Life, is acquiring Pocket Casts in pursuit of synergy — after all, this group comprises some of the most popular podcasts available today, with hits such as This American  [Read More…]

Development of eSIM tech halted thanks to legal feud with Verizon and AT&T

The Justice Department’s been conducting an investigation since February.

Trying to switch carriers is a royal pain the butt, and it was recently discovered that Verizon and AT&T are trying to make this process even more difficult. According to a report from The New York Times, the two carriers are under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for working with GSMA to develop a technology that’ll allow them to lock eSIMs to their networks.

The antitrust investigation  [Read More…]