Developers

  • While you were sleeping.. hackers were not

    Starting at 9AM yesterday morning, Ford Australia’s 24hr hackathon got underway. As we approach the 24 hour mark where the hacking stops, it’s worth taking a look at the progress so far. Ford have released two videos of developers hard at work. You’ll spot plenty of software simulations, even...
  • TechEd 2012 keynote preview–“Write the code that only you can write”

    Today marks the official start of Microsoft’s IT Pro and developer conference, TechEd Australia 2012. Right now thousands of industry professionals and enthusiasts alike are making the trek from all over the country to the sunny Gold Coast. So what’s in-store for them when they arrive? This year’s main...
  • WWDC 2012 announced, June 11-15. Already sold out.

    Its that time of the year again when Apple talk to press developers about their upcoming products. On the agenda this year will be information about the next releases of OSX – Mountain Lion and iOS6 which is expected to arrive with the iPhone 5 around September. If you’re...
  • Windows8 developers can now use their iPads for development

    Thanks to a great new app Win8 Metro Testbed by Splashtop, those developers out there building apps for the touch-first, Windows 8 can now use their iPad for development. Remoting to a Windows desktop is nothing new for the iPad, Citrix and others have been doing it for years....
  • Windows 8 Developer Camp Melbourne

    Yesterday Microsoft held the first of 8 Windows 8 developer camps around the country. First up was Melbourne which I had the chance to attend and join around 160 other developers. The idea of the developer camps is to engage with developers who are currently or considering building apps...
  • Windows 8 Developer Camps coming to Australia

    Professional Geek Nick Hodge has just announced that Microsoft Australia will be running Windows 8 Developer Camps in capital cities around Australia. Clearly the key to Windows 8’s dramatic new Metro-look is having applications that take advantage of it, so it makes a lot of sense that MS would...
  • Nokia Lumia phones all gone

    Microsoft had teamed up with Nokia to attract Australian developers to write application for the platform. On offer was 50 Nokia WP7 devices, with a Lumia 710 available if you wrote 3 apps and the hot Lumia 800 if you wrote 4 apps. As of today, all 50 handsets...
  • Microsoft enticing Aussie developers with a free Nokia WP7

    As Microsoft continues its efforts to gain market share in the smartphone war, they have just announced a new competition for local developers. Australians who develop applications for Windows Phone will have the chance to win either a Nokia Lumia 710 or the flagship Nokia WP7 phone, the Nokia...
  • Facebook Developer site updated. Open Graph Beta available

    If you’re a developer and keen to take advantage of the newly updated Open Graph, then your should check out the Facebook Developer’s site. While the keynote is still going, the dev site has already been updated. Open graph will also support ratings. This means that application interactions posted...
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