Sales and syntax: How app developers will reshape the future of retail

The Internet of Things portends a world in which physical products, devices, vehicles, buildings and other items are infused with digital identities, capable of collecting and exchanging data.

It all sounds impressive enough - but developers and brands need to think further ahead.

This exclusive whitepaper from Digimarc and DeveloperTech aims to help developers assess requirements and truly consider their impact on consumers for the potential of a connected world to be fully realised. 

By Digimarc and DeveloperTech, 25 October 2016, 0 comments Categories: Development Tools, IoT, Marketing

The key steps of comprehensive app testing

The software lifecycle has changed dramatically in recent years. We no longer live in a develop-test-release-move on world. Users expect higher quality applications and software, and they expect them quickly. To meet these expectations, the QA lifecycle has changed with it.

In today's world, a successful QA approach that will lead you to 360 degree app quality encompasses automated testing, in the wild testing and post-launch analytics. This whitepaper from Applause details how each of these factors will make sure QA and testing truly stand out.

By Applause, 12 April 2016, 0 comments Categories: Quality, Testing

Why Mobile Apps Fail: Failure to Launch

Ever wondered why some mobile apps seem doomed to fail? Our friends at Perfecto Mobile have produced a report on the key reasons why users abandon an app, and how it can be prevented.


By Perfecto Mobile, 30 April 2015, 0 comments Categories: Android, Industry, iOS

Type and Game Design: More Than Just Words

They’re just letters. Right?

Learn how to provide a superior game experience through the typefaces you choose and how you use them.

More about the book

Typography is a key element in creating a rich, memorable video game world. The right type doesn’t just provide direction and instruction, but can also set personality, tone, and mood.

Our type designers (and lovers of all things video games) have written a primer on typography for the game industry that’s full of best practices to consider during the creative process.

Learn more about these key elements in the eBook:

  • Personality
  • Legibility
  • Designing for screens
  • Localization

By Monotype, 13 February 2015, 0 comments Categories: Design, Gaming

Understanding game IP licensing in China

Trying to crack the gaming app market is tough wherever you are – but if you open yourself up to other geographies, you can quickly gain a competitive advantage. Unlike Western access to games, China’s market is fractured. Language barriers and a lack of trust creating a daunting task on the surface, while a lack of understanding of its mobile ecosystem can create confusion. It doesn’t have to be that difficult though. This whitepaper from AdsYolo examines the landscape, the problems, and solutions for app developers and publishers to break through in China.

By AdsYolo, 09 July 2014, 0 comments Categories: Gaming

The importance of versatile syncing in the connected world

As more and more screens emerge into the market, and their consumption increases at an exponential rate, there is a greater need for these screens to be synced and connected in real time. Yet according to the September 2013 Forrester report “Build Seamless Experiences Now”, only 17% of online consumers say that organisations make it easy to switch between different channels. This challenge is one developers face frequently, yet Syncano has put together an exclusive whitepaper on their backend as a service offering whereby all client applications automatically get access to updated data, either by manually requesting though RESTful APIs, or subscribing to changes using Syncano’s synchronous data connections. Download it today.

By Syncano, 10 February 2014, 0 comments Categories: Development Tools