If you’re a developer searching for a great tool to add to your repertoire, you’ll want to check out Intel's HTML5 Development Environment, an HTML5-based development platform that enables developers to create one code base and port it to multiple platforms. Intel recently purchased the developer tools and build system from appMobi:
There’s a lot of talk these days about what makes a good “culture”, whether you’re an engineer, a software developer, or a chef. It’s all about finding a work environment that not only is conducive to getting stuff done, but also makes it a pleasure to get up in the morning and get there. In this article, we’re going to take a look at a few prominent developer voices that have discussed the idea of what makes a good developer culture. Is it the perks? Is it being extra “geeky”? Is it looking for collaboration where collaboration doesn’t normally happen?
A report issued this week by Flurry offered some intriguing figures on the fragmented marketplace developers have to deal with in order to get their apps out. Here’s just one sobering stat: in order to reach just 80 percent of the devices in Flurry’s data, developers would have to deal with 156 different devices. How about just aiming for 60 percent? You’re looking at 37 different devices for which to account for.
By Karen Marcus
Week 2 of the Ultimate Coder Challenge is now behind us, and quite frankly, it’s amazing that we’re only at week 2 with the amount of progress that has been made: playable demos, workable frameworks, and actual renderings of 3D/perceptual computing technology in action have all been presented this week. Here’s what our challengers have been up to: