This week, Forrester Research, an independent technology and market research company, released an insightful report based on the results of an global survey that asked respondents what they thought were the most disruptive technologies that were currently emerging or about to emerge.
“The PC is dead; long live the PC!” If you look at computing history, we’ve really come a long way in a very short time. Remember those old bricks that required an entire desk set-up to deal with? Now there’s more power in our smartphones than those beasts, and we’re getting ever smaller and powerful with our devices. We’re seeing a merger of mobile and laptops, with convenience and portability the main goals. However, we’re never going to get away from needing something that will help us be productive, and the PC form factor is uniquely positioned to do just that.
A couple Fridays a month, we’re going to look at a few of the most interesting topics that our Ultrabook community forum members have posted about in the past week. We have quite an active forum here and the discussions are for anyone with an interest in developing for the Ultrabook device. Go ahead and jump into any of these conversations simply by clicking on the links.
Seven coders, four judges, seven weeks and a whole host of cutting-edge technologies begins today with the launch of Ultimate Coder Challenge: Going Perceptual. We're going to give you a front row seat to truly exciting innovation.
How the Challenge works
This week at the World Economic Forum, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, most widely known for his invention of the World Wide Web, gave a talk ranging from topics such as social networking all the way to HTML5. Berners-Lee made a few points that are especially relevant to developers, including the need to code and why we need to enable more logical thinking education in schools in order to raise up the next generation of developers.
Who is Tim Berners-Lee?
Dropbox is a freemium service that offers four basic tools: file synchronization, file versioning, file sharing, and remote backup of files. It’s an extremely powerful tool for developers especially; as it enables coders to quickly sync their coding projects across networks, multiple operating systems, and a whole host of devices. In this article, we’re going to take a look at how Dropbox can simplify common coding tasks and help developers become even more productive.