IBM ready to get serious about the API market
At this year’s IBM Impact 2013 conference in Las Vegas; the second largest employer in the US unveiled an API Management Platform to extend the company’s huge software presence.
Google Maps gets new design, new APIs
Probably Mountain View’s most well-known, well-loved product (perhaps after that search engine thing), Google Maps, has had a complete overhaul in user interface alongside brand-new APIs for you developers to play with! Let’s take a look.
Codassium offers real-time “brogramming” with WebRTC
Codassium, an online code platform by Wreally Studios, allows for two parties to conduct a coding session using Mozilla’s “Ace” editor alongside live video chat for increased collaboration.
Mozilla announces Firefox OS expansion #MWC
Browser giant Mozilla has announced its Firefox operating system at Mobile World Congress as well as two smartphones, in a press meeting just before the fireworks of the main event. The two phones displayed were the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open, with offerings from LG and Huawei also expected in the future.
Addressing the problems and plus points of gaming in HTML5 #MWC
HTML5 is far from perfect, but there’s reason for plenty of optimism with the open web standard, according to Iker Jamardo, VP of engineering at HTML5 game developer Ludei. Ludei, who is exhibiting at Mobile World Congress, attempts to “accelerate HTML5 games”. And it seems to be paying dividends.
Examining the digital rights management debate on HTML5
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has added its weight to the likes of Google, Microsoft and Netflix requesting Digital Rights Management (DRM) for the HTML5 web standard. And it’s safe to say that it’s not the most popular idea in the industry.
Apple 'app fatigue' setting in, according to job research
A report from outsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has revealed that Apple iOS jobs have dropped in Q4 2012, for the first time in the report’s history. The results were calculated in a list of the top 50 jobs in the IT industry, and was extracted from 261,003 jobs posted on Freelancer.com during the third quarter of 2012.
HTML5 for mobile developers - a comprehensive guide
With the HTML5 specification coming to fruition, browser-based mobile apps are rapidly catching up with the natives. If you're a mobile app or Web developer, this has great implications for your products and now is the best time to start getting your hands on HTML5 technology.
W3C announces completed HTML5 definition
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has today published the complete definition of the HTML5 specification, allowing a more stable standard for businesses and developers to utilise.
HTML5 boom brings multiple OS mix to boil
Results of a survey from Sencha have revealed that the majority of companies polled think that dev skills in Web technologies are a more vital skill than native development skills.