DEAR DEVELOPERS IT’S TIME FOR A USER UPGRADE

We need more developers. Seriously. The appetite for apps is insatiable. Apps that are mobile. Apps that are social. Apps that are connected. Apps that are intelligent. It’s not that business users are making these requests for laughs. For businesses to thrive, they are focusing on their customers’ needs, ensuring customer satisfaction today and preparing
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CYBRIC ENSURES SECURITY DOESN’T SUFFER IN A RAPID DEVELOPMENT WORLD

The rapid pace in which software is developed prevents apps from being as secure as possible and can leave users and systems vulnerable. Cybric has developed a ‘Security-as-a-Service’ platform which automates the security checking of apps to allow developers to focus on building their product. At whatever intervals are convenient for a development team, Cybric’s platform will perform a check on code for
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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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