Infographic: Building an app in 18 weeks or fewer SUMMARY: It takes about 18 weeks to develop a mobile application, according to this BostInno/AYTM survey-based infographic. Building the back end can take up the bulk of the time, but "a backend as a service like Kinvey can dramatically reduce that time. And our SDK partners, like Adobe PhoneGap, Brightcove and Trigger.io, can all help accelerate your frontend development efforts as well," writes Joe Chernov.
Featured iPhone Development Resources,iOS UI Controls,iPad,iPhone,Objective-C Last week I mentioned an example iOS Pokemon style game submitted by Kajie Yu called iPokemon that has a couple of great looking unique user interface controls.
Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos Creating stopmotion and timelapse videos can be a good way for students to tell a story that they have developed. Stopmtion and timelapse videos can also be helpful when teachers are trying to help students see how a lengthy process like osmosis works. While good stopmotion and timelapse videos can take a long time to create, there are some tools that can make the process a little easier. Here are three stopmtion video creation tools that are worth trying.
Privacy bill would put app users in the driving seat
SUMMARY: The House is considering a mobile privacy bill floated by Rep. Hank Johnson. The Georgia Democrat's "Apps Act" would require application makers give consumers prior notice about how their data will be collected, stored and used, and would also give consumers the right to opt out of data collection and to have their personal data deleted.
A Google engineer admitted he may have copied Sun’s code in his work on Android. Google documents show the company worked to give Motorola and Verizon early access to new Android forks — and a significant time-to-market advantage along with it.
During his keynote presentation two days ago at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison announced Oracle Social Network, an enterprise collaboration and social networking tool for business.
A few of its key characterizing traits:
-- Oracle Social Network enables business users to collaborate with each other using a broad range of collaboration tools, including personal profiles, groups, activity feeds, status updates, discussion forums, document sharing, co-browsing and editing, instant messaging, email, and web conferencing.
-- Oracle Social Network is seamlessly integrated with Oracle Fusion Applications, business intelligence, and business processes allowing users to receive real-time information feeds from these systems and to collaborate and resolve business issues quickly and effectively.
-- Oracle Social Network is designed to allow mobile users to always stay connected and to participate in business conversations by providing **native** applications on a variety of devices, including iPhones, iPads, and Android devices, as well as a modern, easy-to-use browser interface.
The Dell XPS 13 used in the Developer Edition features a number of upgrades over the pilot Project Sputnik hardware, including an Intel i5 or i7 Ivy Bridge CPU and 8GB of RAM (the pilot hardware used Sandy Bridge CPUs and had 4GB of RAM). The Developer Edition also comes with a 256 GB SATA III SSD, and retains the pilot version's 1366x768 display resolution. The launch hardware costs $1,549 and includes one year of Dell's "ProSupport."