PUSHER LAUNCHES R&D LAB TO AVOID INNOVATOR`S DILEMMA-FOCUS ON TOOLS FOR BETTER APPS,WITH LESS CODE

Pusher, the real-time technology leader, has announced the launch of a dedicated R&D development team which aims to help developers improve their applications whilst reducing the amount of code it takes. The new team, Pusher Labs, will develop next-generation tools alongside its flagship Data Delivery Network (DDN) product which crossed 100,000 users this year. “We
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OPINION:DON`T BOTHER WITH NATIVE CODE

There’s always been something of a philosophical discussion over the efficiency of developing native apps. The argument follows that native apps give you access to a platform’s full functionality helping you to manipulate built-in capabilities to create sophisticated applications. Conversely, there is a popular conception that web apps are a stop-gap, which may be easier to run
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VORTEX TEACHES KIDS TO CODE USING ROBOTICS

Earlier today I posted a piece to The Hackfest about a junior hackathon called ‘JHack’ which teaches kids to code using Minecraft. The hackathon was successful because it allowed students to see the impact their skills could have straight away rather than sitting through an (often tedious) coding lecture. As the world around us becomes taken-over with technology, it’s become vital we teach younger generations the virtues of learning
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GOOGLE`S SIX MAGIC LINES OF SEARCH CODE

Google has historically been referred to as “the search giant” which is becoming more and more irrelevant as the firm expands into huge standalone products such as Android. Now the web giant wants to bring their search expertise, and the world’s most popular OS, closer together. On the Android Developer Blog, Google has announced the
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“PROGRAM,OR BE PROGRAMMED” – WHY WE NEED TO TEACH CODE

As a big supporter of the new curriculum, which is finally introducing programming skills into compulsory education from September 2014, DeveloperTech is all for any scheme which gives kids that same advantage from today; preventing them ending up on the “scrap heap”. Milverton Wallace (MW), a man who’s been around development for a while, is launching one
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FACEBOOK “DOUBLES DOWN” ON ITS DAILY CODE UPDATES

You thought Facebook was quick enough in the frequency of its pushes? Well, now double it. The social media giant, famous for its punishing daily push schedule for its developers, is now determined to update its code twice a day. “I’m really looking forward to this change as it takes our already incredibly aggressive release
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT END-TO-END ENCRYPTION

What has become common these days in the tech industry is the embroidering of end-to-end encryption. Be it Whatsapp, Google or any other tech behemoth, there has been a common jargon in the tech fraternity that is none other than encryption. However, this term has somewhat confused a layperson whether or not to care about
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