Developers

  • Apple: Jan. 1, 2017, Was iTunes App Store’s Biggest Day Ever

    … downloaded app globally on both Christmas Day in 2016 and New Year’s Day. Overall, Apple said the App Store now offers 2.2 million apps in total, an increase of more than 20 percent from last year. Elsewhere, Apple said developers earned more than $20 billion from the App Store in 2016, up over 40 percent from 2015. In total, Apple said developers…

    AllFacebook- 22 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … implemented dependencies, access to native application-programming interfaces and unrestricted access to the internet. During the hackathon, the engineers found workarounds to these obstacles and contributed a set of scripts that repackages Atom’s source so that it runs as a web app. This hack is still ongoing–you can follow progress, try it out…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

    … browser. It takes advantage of functional, asynchronous, declarative programming models for building VR applications. Facebook’s 2016 open source projects brought big efficiency wins to various parts of the stack. Zstandard is an open-source compression algorithm that can compress data three times to five times faster. ReDex reduces the byte code (size…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

    … Photo- and video-editing application Prisma announced earlier this month that iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 users could stream live on Facebook with the iOS app’s visual effects applied to their streams, but not anymore. Natasha Lomas of TechCrunch reported that Facebook revoked Prisma’s access to its application-programming interface, telling…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Apple Launches 2016 Games for (RED) Campaign

    … To mark World AIDS Day Dec. 1, Apple partnered with (RED) and a group of mobile game developers to launch a new Games for (RED) campaign on the iTunes App Store. During this campaign, players can purchase (RED)-themed content in 20 participating mobile games, including Best Fiends Forever, Clash of Clans and Marvel Contest of Champions. All…

    AllTwitter- 14 readers -
  • Customize your G Suite experience with App Maker and Recommended apps

    … for things like CRM, support, and project management to get their job done. So today, we’re announcing two new ways to customize and extend your experience on the G Suite platform: App Maker, a new low-code developer tool for building custom enterprise applications, and the addition of seven new partners to our “Recommended for G Suite” third-party…

    The Official Google Blog- 20 readers -
  • Experimenting at the crossroads of Machine Learning and arts

    … This 233,000 year old female figurine is said to be the oldest piece of artwork ever found. Based on microscopic analyses archeologists suggest that it was shaped by human hands — possibly one of the first artists in the world. Critically, those human hands used a flint to shape the head and arms. Made of volcanic material, this 233,000-year…

    The Official Google Blog- 14 readers -
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