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Date: 2014-12-23
New API Coming to Dropbox for Business
Dropbox announced a new API for businesses, which will enable them to integrate the Dropbox Platform into their own IT processes. "Already 100,000 companies rely on Dropbox for Business to securely store and share even their most important company information, including major organizations like Hyatt, News Corp, and MIT," says Dropbox's Ilya Fushman. "Many of

Date: 2014-12-05
Developers Receive Android Auto APIs from Google
Google first introduced Android Auto, its vehicle-based Android platform, at Google I/O in June. The company has now released its APIs to developers to build Auto-enabled apps for audio and messaging. "For users, this means they simply connect their Android handheld to a compatible vehicle and begin utilizing a car-optimized Android experience that works with

Date: 2014-11-21
Facebook Provides 5 Reasons It Rejects Apps for Login
At its f8 developer conference earlier this year, Facebook rolled out Login Review, a part of the app review process, which ensures developers request only permissions that make sense for their apps. This way, users don't have to feel uncomfortable about sharing too much to connect with one. On Tuesday, Facebook provided an update on

Date: 2014-11-14
Android 5.0 Gets New Design System
Google recently unveiled Android 5.0 Lollipop. The biggest difference Google has been touting is Material Design, which the company describes as “a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science.” Here’s 45 minutes of Google explaining what that means. Obviously developers

Date: 2014-10-31
ISBA's Reaction to Google's Online Piracy Crackdown
According to a recent article in The Drum Google is stepping up its efforts to cut out online piracy. It has made changes to its algorithm to make sure some of the most notorious piracy sites are less likely to appear high in the results when someone searches for music, films or other copyrighted content.

Date: 2014-10-24
Google Tag Manager Receives API Update Along With New Features
Google announced the launch a new Tag Manager API as well as a new interface for it, and some more third-party templates. The company expects these to make both marketers and IT teams happy. "Many large enterprises use Google Tag Manager to streamline and simplify website and mobile app tagging," says product manager Lukas Bergstrom.

Date: 2014-10-17
Twitter Releases Schedule for Flight Conference, Set To Unveil 'Fabric' Developer Platform
Twitter is reportedly getting ready to unveil a new application development platform by the name of Twitter Fabric. With the company’s Flight developer conference coming up this month, we should be getting a glimpse of it pretty soon. The report comes from The Information, which says the Fabric platform includes developer tools “to help people

Date: 2014-10-10
Microsoft Provides Developers a Sneak Peak at IE for Windows 10
Microsoft launched a technical preview of Windows 10, and with that comes some updates to Internet Explorer. You can only use the preview at this point if you’re in the WIndows Insider Program, but the company gave developers a glimpse today. It includes the launch of the Internet Explorer Platform Suggestion Box to give feature

Date: 2014-10-03
Today Only: Learn the Web Development & Design Skills
DevWebPro is partnering with Skillfeed, Shutterstock's new online learning platform. For a limited time Skillfeed is offering access to all courses and tutorials for FREE! Developers, Designers and other creative professionals can pick up career-building skills in Web Design, Graphic Design, Adobe and more, from anywhere, at anytime.

Date: 2014-09-30
HTTP Load Balancing Comes To Google Cloud Platform
A few months ago, Google unveiled HTTP load balancing for Google Cloud Platform. It was made available to certain customers who signed up for it, but it's now open for preview to all customers. HTTP load balancing has been added to the Developers Console, and there are also some new commands in gcloud. Google says

Date: 2014-09-26
Google Attempts To Rally Developers Behind Android One
Google announced the launch of Android One, this week. It’s a series of more affordable Android devices aimed at getting smartphones in the hands of more people, starting in India. The company is now calling on developers to ensure support from their apps. Android developer advocate Rich Hyndman gives some examples of how to do

Date: 2014-09-19
Facebook Improves App Integration Options
Facebook announced the launch of a new set-up flow for integrating apps with Facebook, aimed at making it easier to do so.

Date: 2014-09-12
Web Search API Being Scrapped By Google
Google announced on Friday that the Web Search API is officially retiring. The day has been coming for four years, but it is finally approaching.

Date: 2014-09-05
Analytics Support Coming To Facebook App Links
Facebook announced updates to App Links to give developers new analytics support, so they can analyze and segment mobile traffic. As you may recall, Facebook launched App Links at f8 a few months ago. It's basically a way for mobile applications to link to content within one another. Now, developers who use the Facebook SDK will be

Date: 2014-08-29
API Affililate Progra Launced by Uber
Uber thinks that “any app with a map is a potential Uber API partner” – so with that in mind, the on-demand car company is opening the Uber API to all developers.

Date: 2014-08-22
Payment-Enable Your Apps With Easy Integration SDKs
eProcessing Network allows app developers to easily and securely integrate the ePN Secure Payment Gateway into their own mobile apps through fully-encrypted, customizable audio jack readers and iPhone/iPad/iPod and Android SDKs.

Date: 2014-08-19
Live App Testing Coming To Amazon Android and Amazon Apps
Amazon just announced the launch of a new developer tool called Live App Testing, which lets you distribute apps in the Amazon Appstore to a pre-defined set of testers. This way, chances of a successful launch are increased, as this testing takes place before the app goes fully live.

Date: 2014-08-15
New eBook: 8 Critical App Engagement Metrics
Measuring and optimizing the right engagement metrics is the key to attaining and keeping users. The metrics are available, but identifying which are the most actionable can be tricky

Date: 2014-07-29
iOS Developers Receive Amazon Mobile Ads API
Amazon announced that it is expanding its mobile ads API to enable iOS developers to use interstitial and banner ads from the Amazon Mobile Ad Network in their apps. It already enabled developers on Android and Fire OS to do so.

Date: 2014-07-25
Setup Distribution on the Google Chrome Store
We've been sharing a few interesting sessions from Google I/O last month, as the company has been making them available on YouTube. Last week saw a slew of them uploaded, but Google just added a bunch more.

Date: 2014-07-18
Payment-Enable Your Apps With Easy Integration SDKs
eProcessing Network allows app developers to easily and securely integrate the ePN Secure Payment Gateway into their own mobile apps through fully-encrypted, customizable audio jack readers and iPhone/iPad/iPod and Android SDKs.

Date: 2014-07-17
Ensure Software Performance Success! [Free eBook]
Today software performance is more crucial than ever. In fact, when online services fail, 75% of consumers move to another channel, leading to millions in losses. The disruptive rise of big data, constant connectivity and cloud computing means that legacy solutions won't stand up to the challenge of monitoring Modern Software.

Date: 2014-07-03
Dynamic Perspective SDK's Coming For The Amazon Firefly
Amazon unveiled the Fire Phone on Wednesday, and two of the most talked-about features are Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. The former enables the device to track where your head is with a system of cameras and sensors so your perspective when looking at and interacting with the device becomes "dynamic". The latter enables you to take pictures of physical items to bring up information about them, and/or links to buy or otherwise interact with them.

Date: 2014-06-27
New eBook: 8 Critical App Engagement Metrics
Measuring and optimizing the right engagement metrics is the key to attaining and keeping users. The metrics are available, but identifying which are the most actionable can be tricky

Date: 2014-06-24
Salesforce Wear Bringing Enterprise Services To Wearable Computing Devices
Salesforce announced the launch of a new Salesforce Wear developer pack as it aims to bring enterprise services to wearable computing devices. The pack will help developers get companies connected to their customers through apps for wearables.

Date: 2014-06-13
Beta Testing Tool Coming From Twitter's Crashlytics
Twitter's Crashlytics announced a new beta distribution tool aimed at helping developers simplify the process of sharing apps with testers. They're releasing it to iOS and Android developers after keeping it as a Crashlytics Labs project.

Date: 2014-06-06
The Keynote For Apple's WWDC Will Be Streamed Live
Apple has just announced that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be available to stream online this year (or at least the keynote address). Apple has a history of streaming some major events and leaving us in the dark of others, so this is good news for those who want to see what Apple has in store for the next year right as it happens.

Date: 2014-05-27
Ensure Software Performance Success! [Free eBook]
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Date: 2014-05-27
Crashlytics Coming To Mac OS X
Last year, Twitter acquired Crashlytics, a reporting tool for mobile app crashes. The company has kept the service alive as promised. The co-founders said at the time that development would continue, and it has.

Date: 2014-05-16
Cloud Platform Stackdriver Acquired By Google
Google announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Stackdriver, a provider of cloud monitoring services.

Date: 2014-05-09
FbStart Program Assists Startups With Launch
Facebook product partnerships director Ime Archibong revealed FbStart at the company's f8 conference. This is a program, which gives developers tools (for free) and services from Facebook itself as well as 11 other companies to "help startups take off". These tools and services, Facebook says, are worth up to $30,000. Sounds like a pretty good deal.

Date: 2014-05-02
Google Announces New In-App Search Results Features and Tools
Google held an AdWords announcement event today to reveal a number of new things for Google search ads, the Display Network, YouTube and AdMob.

Date: 2014-04-25
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Date: 2014-04-22
Most Popular Websites Disavowed by Webmasters!
Recently, Google has made much noise with its disavow tool, penalizing websites for backlink related issues. The most recent one being MyBlogGuest.

Date: 2014-04-11
How does your ESP stack up?
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Date: 2014-04-08
Google Announces Cloud DNS, Has a Wide Variety of Uses
Google made a bunch of announcements about its Cloud Platform earlier this week, including Cloud DNS, a Domain Name System services to give developers a "highly available, reliable, and inexpensive "way to publish DNS zones and records.

Date: 2014-04-04
8 Hours Of Google's Developer Day Livestream [Video]
Google held (and livestreamed) its Developer Day at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The recording, which is over 8 hours long, is now up for all to view.

Date: 2014-03-21
Price Drop For Google Cloud Platform Announced
Google announced on Tuesday at its Cloud Platform Live event that it is lowering prices on Cloud Platform, and launching cloud-based DevOps tooling, Managed Virtual Machines (VM) for App Engine, real-time Big Data analytics with BigQuery.

Date: 2014-03-28
8 Hours Of Google's Developer Day Livestream [Video]
Google held (and livestreamed) its Developer Day at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The recording, which is over 8 hours long, is now up for all to view.

Date: 2014-03-21
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Date: 2014-03-18
All Developers Now Able To use Amazon AppStream
Last year, Amazon introduced AppStream as a way to help developers deliver applications to consumers through the cloud. The proposed benefit was that developers could deliver applications to consumers regardless of their hardware thanks to the application running on cloud servers. It’s been in beta since it was announced, but now it’s finally ready.

Date: 2014-03-14
Mozilla Introduces Improved JPEG Compression, Preparing For Future
The JPEG has been around for more than 20 years now. When technology gets that old, you either take it out back or teach it some new tricks. Mozilla is opting for the latter even as it prepares for a future where the former is a reality.

Date: 2014-03-07
Boost your User's Experience with Performance Monitoring
Just because your website is live, doesn't mean that it's loading fast or working properly. Monitis will help you improve the user experience and performance of your website by monitoring it 24/7, and alerting you instantly of issues.

Date: 2014-03-06
60% of developers are below the "app poverty line" earning less than $500 per app per month!
Some interesting research from VisionMobile reveals trends and revenue opportunities based on mobile platform. Vision Mobile has a new Developer Economics Q1 2014 report based on a survey of 7,000 app developers in 127 countries.

Date: 2014-02-28
Bing Gets Stricter About Keyword Stuffing, Updates Webmaster Guidelines!
Bing has added a stern warning for webmasters who are using keyword stuffing techniques for manipulating rankings without being caught. The warning is present in the updated Webmaster Guidelines of Bing.

Date: 2014-02-21
Make Your Web & Mobile Apps Way Faster - Free Account
Here's the deal, New Relic's the easiest way to improve the performance of your web and mobile apps. With New Relic you can - Track slow load times and speed up performance and spot bugs and quickly isolate the root cause.

Date: 2014-02-18
Google Cloud SQL Is Now Available To The Public
Google released Cloud SQL in limited preview back in 2011, and has only just now launched general availability.

Date: 2014-02-14
Developers Can Now Sell Their HTML5 Apps On The Amazon Appstore
HTML5 is the future, or so says open Web proponents. Everything you can do in native code on Android or iOS, they claim you can do in HTML5. While that may be true, you couldn’t make money with a HTML5 app on the Amazon Appstore until today.

Date: 2014-01-31
Google Makes Changes in Crawl Error Reporting for Redirects!
Webmasters are often confused on how crawl errors on redirected pages are shown in Webmaster Tools. To clarify the issue & make it easier to diagnose, Google has introduced changes in crawl error reporting for redirects.

Date: 2014-01-24
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Date: 2014-01-21
New Microbenchmarking Tool Released By Google
According to Google, you will rarely ever need to run microbenchmarks. Still, some developers will find it useful when they need to see if a piece of code they’re working on is truly worth it. While there are tools available to run microbenchmarks, Google thought it would be a good idea to make its own.

Date: 2014-01-17
New Developer Portal Launched By Amazon
Since its launch, developers have had to submit apps to the Amazon Appstore through a developer portal that has remained largely unchanged over the years. Change is good, however, and Amazon is approaching its developer portal with a change-centric mindset going into 2014.

Date: 2014-01-10

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