Tag Archive: Development


Treehouse Web And iOS Development Courses [Ends Today]

You know by now, because I’ve been posting here a good bit, that I’m an educator as well as an author and writer. This means that anything to do with learning catches my eye—especially courses to help people learn new skills. Today we have a deal from Treehouse to get a month of their Gold Plan for $ 25 so you can learn to code, well, a lot of different things. This is  [Read More…]

Treehouse Web And iOS Development Courses [Deals]

You know by now, because I’ve been posting here a good bit, that I’m an educator as well as an author and writer. This means that anything to do with learning catches my eye—especially courses to help people learn new skills. Today we have a deal from Treehouse to get a month of their Gold Plan for $ 25 so you can learn to code, well, a lot of different things. This is  [Read More…]

Seven Surprisingly Helpful iOS App Development Tips From Federal Agencies

What lessons can businesses and app developers learn from the federal government?

The U.S. federal government may not be where you’d expect to see mobile innovation or find good app development suggestions. While there’s still a public sector bureaucracy in government, a number of government agencies are beginning to develop new ways to connect with citizens and invest in mobile technologies for internal use.

Granted, most agencies are doing so because of  [Read More…]

Iconfactory Continues ‘All-New’ Twitterrific Development Unfazed By Twitter’s New Rules

Twitterrific insists it’s going nowhere.

When Twitter released its new guidelines last week, it quickly became clear that third-party clients would be hit hardest by the company’s latest rules. However, it seems third-party developers aren’t quite as concerned as the rest of us. Tapbots quickly confirmed that Tweebot development wouldn’t change, and now Iconfactory has confirmed that it will continue development on an “all-new” Twitterrific as planned — unfazed by Twitter’s new  [Read More…]

Learn To Code iPhone Apps Right In Your Browser With Try iOS App Development Course

Learn how to code for iOS right in your browser.

Ever wanted to try your hand at iPhone app development? The folks at Code School want to teach you, via a series of web-based coding courses focused on learning to code for iOS now available for backing at Kickstarter. The new set of coursework is called Try iOS, and it will use video, in-browser activities, and a hands-on approach to teaching anyone  [Read More…]

Nevada Board of Economic Development Approves Apple Data Center Plan

The Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a plan today, originally negotiated by the city council of Reno, to offer Apple $ 89 million in tax breaks in return for building a data center in the state.

Nevada governor Brian Sandoval sees the deal as a win for the state, saying that having Apple in northern Nevada will bring more businesses to the state. The state passed a law last  [Read More…]

Ron Howard Shows Off New ‘Arrested Development’ Script On His iPad [Image]

If you’re a fan of the Bluth Family and have been eagerly anticipating the return of their adventures you probably already know that after a seven year hiatus, Arrested Development is coming back on the air next year for a fourth season thanks to a streaming partnership with Netflix.

But hey, Franklin, guess what? The fourth season is already being written, and here’s the first episode script being read on narrator  [Read More…]

Web Development Bootcamp $79 [Deal Ending]

Here’s the thing. While WordPress is awesome (amazingly awesome), if you want to get into web development—even if you’re designing and working solely with WordPress—you need to learn HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

That’s where this deal comes in. Across 7 chapters and 235 step-by-step video tutorials you will learn what you need to become a web developer/designer. Simple as that.

Get this deal while it lasts.

Learn  [Read More…]

iOS/Mobile Development Among The Most Sought After IT Skills

According to Dice, mobile app development is the second most sought after IT skill set.

Dice’s monthly report of the IT job market continues to show that developers remain the most in-demand jobs. Fully half of the top ten jobs listed are for various kinds of developers with mobile app development ranking as the second most in-demand skill. That’s not too surprising all things considered. As we noted this morning,  [Read More…]

Perian Development Team: It’s Time to Retire

Perian is a free Swiss-Army-Knife utility extension for Apple’s QuickTime application, which allows you to play all kinds of media files with QuickTime that QuickTime normally wouldn’t have the ability to play. Apple was very picky in selecting the compatibility for the kinds of media files QuickTime could play and this was the reason the open-source Perian extension was created. No one likes not being able to watch the video they just got because of file  [Read More…]