Mobile Development

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How to choose the best mobile development environment

Native vs web apps vs hybrid. If you're still engaged in this debate, this guide will get you up to speed quick

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Apple says 'app slicing' now unavailable for iOS 9 apps

The app-slimming feature is not currently available to developers because of a bug in iCloud

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With iPad Pro’s power, apps may not need a cloud back end

As tablets and smartphones gain more processing capabilities, the cloud becomes less necessary as a back-end resource pool for mobile apps

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Yahoo woos mobile developers with help on ads, reporting

Yahoo has updated its mobile development suite to give programmers more tools to build out their apps, including the introduction of real-time analytics, a way to embed advertisements, and connectivity to Tumblr

Why Node.js beats Java and .Net for Web, mobile, and IoT apps

Speed, scalability, productivity, and developer politics all played a role in AnyPresence’s selection of Node.js for its enterprise development platform

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Brace for these 5 big changes in Bootstrap 4

An alpha is out for the next version of the popular Web design framework, so here's what designers interested in migrating from Bootstrap 3 need to keep in mind

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Parse opens up SDKs to Apple, Android developers

The Facebook-owned cloud platform for mobile apps will first offer kits for Apple and Android, with JavaScript, PHP, and others to follow

Google spotlights, open-sources experimental Android apps

The company wants developers to submit their apps for Android devices, including smartwatches

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Review: Visual Studio 2015 breaks new ground

Sweeping upgrade improves everything from language support to lifecycle management, and it opens the door to cross-platform development

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Android Studio focuses on C++ editing

Version 1.3 of the IDE also gets memory and testing improvements

Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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Write handsome, hybrid mobile apps with Ionic

Cross-platform mobile dev tools ensure your app works on multiple devices, but for a stylish and functional UI, check out the Ionic JavaScript framework

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A world without Flash: The countdown begins

Adobe's much-maligned rich Internet technology could effectively be dead within five years, according to analysts

Taking enterprise mobile development beyond the essentials

How the Backend brings flexible user authentication, granular access control, and other enterprise features to mobile applications

Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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Facebook open-sources IDE based on GitHub Atom

Inside Facebook, developers created an IDE built around GitHub's highly popular Atom text editor -- and now they've made it freely available

Oracle says it has completed its stack of cloud services

Oracle has launched 24 new services to help customers onto the cloud

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Programming Famous gets easier with visual HTML5 builder

The creators of the fast and flashy HTML5 framework want to simplify development for designers

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