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AppsGeyser App Making Academy Opens Its Doors

AppsGeyser, the online Android app tool platform, has opened an online app making academy. AppsGeyser has announced that the AppsGeyser free Android app tool program has opened an Android app making academy. Creating an Android app has never been easier with the one click templates provided by AppsGeyser and now this process has been made even easier with simple one minute tutorials aimed at covering all aspects of app making process including; planning, creation, marketing and business advice. The academy has been…

NXP Releases First Android Development Kit for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG Products

Enhancing Android app developers’ opportunities to drive new business models NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the release of MIFARE Software Development Kit (SDK) for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG products. The MIFARE SDK is designed to provide access to all hardware features on Java level and enables Android apps to be created for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG more easily than ever before. Leveraging the worldwide success of NXP´s product installations, the launch of MIFARE SDK opens up a world of new possibilities for…

Sencha releases Ext JS 5 for developers

Secha has announced the general availability of Ext JS 5. Ext JS 5 is the most comprehensive update of the framework yet, bringing new features including touch support, MVVM, responsive layouts and component upgrades. What’s New in Ext JS 5: Touch Support Ext JS 5 introduces the ability to deliver your desktop apps on touch-enabled devices — using a single code base. Ext JS 5 also brings two new themes (Crisp Touch and Neptune Touch) optimized for touch-centric contexts. Architectural Improvements…

How to Create Mobile Apps That Access Corporate Databases Behind the Firewall Without Writing Any Code Or Opening Ports in Firewalls

Snappii and Social Foundry have teamed up to solve this problem. Now mobile apps that access corporate databases can literally be created in days instead of months. Today people are living in the mobile age when mobile technology is transforming the way they work, shop and socialize. The number of connected devices today outnumbers the people living on the planet, and this trend is said to continue. Tablets and smartphones have become ubiquitous in the daily lives. That is why the ability to produce high quality mobile…

ShepHertz Announces the Support of Its Backend Services On Windows 8.1

The popular Backend as a Service, App42 from ShepHertz, now supports Windows 8.1 OS. App42 BaaS (Backend as a service) from ShepHertz , has added Windows 8.1 to its list of supported app platforms. This allows developers to use backend services such as User Management, Push notifications, Leaderboards etc. from their Apps targeted for the newly released Windows 8.1. App42 already supports the popular mobile platforms from Microsoft i.e. Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8. The Windows 8.1 is the latest operating system…

Pixelnetica Releases Document Imaging SDK for Mobile Developers

Pixelnetica announces the release of Pixelnetica Document Imaging SDK, enabling mobile developers to enhance their applications with document scanning and preparing scanned documents for high-quality text recognition (OCR). Available for Android, Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS and Mac OS X platforms, the new SDK makes ordinary document photos look like they’ve been scanned with a flatbed scanner. Pixelnetica has announced the release of Pixelnetica Document Imaging SDK, enabling mobile developers to enhance their…

Push Technology Talks Real-Time Mobile at Devoxx 2014

* See "Delivering Rich Real-Time Mobile User Experiences”, 5pm on 12th June • Enter to win free passes* to the show • Visit Booth S5, 12-13 June 2014, Business Design Centre, London Dr. Andy Piper, CTO at Push Technology will present “Delivering Rich Real-Time Mobile User Experiences” at Devoxx in London on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 5pm. A developer event focused on Java, web, mobile and JVM languages, Push Technology, a silver sponsor, has chosen Devoxx to showcase the latest…

BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps Beta Now Available

BlackBerry are more than aware of the massive app gap that BlackBerry 10 has, so they have been enhancing the overall compatibility of the Android runtime and added support for many highly requested features and APIs. The idea is that if they cant get native BlackBerry apps developed, then they will try and improve the Android experience for users who want to run Android apps on their BlackBerry 10 devices. The Android 4.3 runtime is now available to developers as part of the BlackBerry 10.3 SDK beta. The new…

Develop for Windows, Android and iOS all at once with Microsoft Studio

Microsoft have announced an update to its Visual Studio development environment that will give developers the ability to build cross-platform mobile apps using Apache Cordova. Today’s announcement means that Windows developers who are comfortable with Microsoft’s environment can continue to use Visual Studio, while creating apps that run on Windows Phone, Android and iOS all at once. It’s a significant move for Microsoft. The company has partnered with third parties like Xamarin to provide…

BlackBerry Developer SDK OS 10.3 is now available to developers

The BlackBerry Developer SDK OS 10.3 is now available to developers. As standard,  this is not a full OS but provides all the core features for developers to target BlackBerry 10.3. This SDK OS update is only for development and testing purposes and does not replace your full BlackBerry 10 OS. It's highly recommended that you do not use your main BlackBerry device. Download the appropriate Autoloader from the list below. Your model number can be found under Settings › About › Model Number Turn…

BlackBerry 10 – The Future for Developers Event in London

The third in the BlackBerry 10 series, this dynamic event will comprise of two speaker sessions. Returning speaker Simon Howard, Developer Evangelist at BlackBerry will share an update on BlackBerry 10. Talking in depth about the latest release of the OS, Simon will focus on some of the compelling features that developers can leverage when creating their apps, whether it be for an app store or for internal use within an enterprise. He will provide an update on the tools and SDKs that can be used and will take a look at…

Canada-Wide Science Fair launches BlackBerry Smartphone App Development Award

The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) has launched the BlackBerry Smartphone App Development Award, giving students an opportunity to showcase their scientific and technical skills in a competition to build the best mobile application. There are cash prizes and BlackBerry smartphones up for grabs and the top winners (in Junior, Intermediate and Senior grade categories) of the Smartphone App Development Award will each receive one-on-one mentorship with a BlackBerry developer expert. Participants must build a mobile application…

BlackBerry opens up Beta Zone to third party developers

BlackBerry have announced that they have opened up the BlackBerry Beta Zone to third party developers. The BlackBerry Beta Zone has always been a bit of a disappointment with apps appearing near the end of their beta phase. It has also been a little scarce with not many apps being available for testing. BlackBerry are hoping that opening up the beta zone to third party developers will improve matters. We are pleased to announce that BlackBerry developers are now able to beta test their BlackBerry 10 apps through…

Developing for BlackBerry Web Services

BlackBerry Web Services (BWS) gives you access to manage your BES users from outside of the BlackBerry Administration Service/Console (BAS). You can aide in your provisioning or de-provisioning processes by simply connecting into those workflows and making the appropriate calls to your BAS through BWS. These APIs and methods allow for any modifications to your BES users (such as password resets, wiping a device, disabling a device, IT Policy change, etc.). BlackBerry have created a video on how to get started,…

libGDX 1.0 now available for developers

The libGDX core team has announced the release of libGDX 1.0. libGDX is an open-source, cross-platform 2D and 3D game development framework for JVM-based languages including Java, Scala, Kotlin, Clojure, JRuby and Jython. It enables users to write games and other interactive applications for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Blackberry 10, Ouya, Raspberry Pi and WebGL-enabled browsers, all with a single code-base. LibGDX has been in development for 4 years by a team of over 200 contributors around the globe, and…