Developer

  • The latest from Facebook’s F8 conference

    Every year Facebook holds a developer conference known as F8. Deveopment on the Facebook platform in 2015 focuses on changes to Messenger, Comments, Video, IoT, virtual reality analytics and so much more. Yep you’re job as a developer would be choosing where to focus with a platform that’s quickly...
  • Telstra launch new SMS API preview at APIdays in Sydney

    The latest two days in Sydney have been important to Australia’s growing developer community. APIdays is a 2 day event which featured 4 keynotes, 2 streams (strategy and execution), 34 speakers, workshops & exhibits! As the name suggests APIs (or application programming interfaces) was the focus. APIs provide access...
  • Raspberry Pi 2 is 6 times faster, fast enough to run Windows 10

    Last month at the Windows 10 event, Microsoft touched very briefly on Windows 10 for IoT and today we get a bit more detail. The Raspberry Pi Foundation have just announced the retail availability of their latest board, the Raspberry Pi 2. The Raspberry Pi 2 is now on...
  • Facebook opens F8 registration to developers, every FB product on show

    Developers can now register for F8, Facebook’s global developer conference. F8 is on March 25th and March 26th at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Centre. It’s a big year for the company, in fact, the biggest yet, with F8 featuring every Facebook developer product and company, including Instagram, Parse, Messenger,...
  • Windows10 Universal Apps are finally coming to Xbox

    Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of Operating Systems just announced that universal apps will run on the Xbox One with Windows 10. Currently developing universal apps in Visual Studio allows the creation of 2 app packages, one for the Windows Store and one for Windows Phone. With Windows...
  • Microsoft announces Build 2015 will be April 29 – May 1

    Microsoft’s Build developer conference is an annual event and in 2015, it’ll be coming to San Francisco from April 29 – May 1. If you’re keen to attend, registration costs US$2,095 and will open at 9:00am PST on Thursday, January 22. While the software giant continues it’s transition to...
  • Turn off the idiot box and learn how to Build Apps that Stand Out

    Many of you waste the time between work and sleep by watching the idiot box. It’s known as that due to the nature of it’s passive, 1-way distribution. While you may learn some things from TV, its an incredibly inefficient method to do so. Why not take a night...
  • Getting feedback for your apps #loveditratedit

    #LovedItRated is a new hash tag that Microsoft are pushing for users to include when giving feedback about apps. @Coatsy also talked about how important it is for developers to be attentive to feedback. As the developer of WP8 app Carboncast, I’m extremely aware of this. Particularly when you...
  • Microsoft confirms Independent Games Program will have no fees, certification or activation

    Well before Gamescom even kicks off, Microsoft are having a press-only briefing. That didn’t stop Xbox spokesman Major Nelson from making the first big announcement of the event. Xbox Independent games program will have no fees, that’s free to publish people, no $99 per year like the Windows 8...