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VRTCAL today announced the release of its SDKs for Android and iOS mobile devices. The SDKs provide developers with quality control for mobile application ads — such as creative quality control filters — as well as an easy integration process, fluid mediation, and user engagement measurements.
Apple recently updated its App Store review guidelines and made some eye-opening changes. For example, developers can now use push notifications for advertising or marketing purposes. Though user authorization is required, this is sure to develop into a thorny issue over time.
The Apache Software Foundation has announced the release of V1 of Apache Brooklyn, an open-source framework for modeling, monitoring, and managing applications. The foundation notes that the release of V1 is indicative of Brooklyn having achieved sufficient maturity and stability.
Google surprised many when it released the first developer preview of Android 11 this week. The forthcoming new version of Android is here with loads of new and changed APIs for developers to sink their teeth into. The biggest features tackle 5G, privacy, foldables, photography and machine learning.
Last week GitHub announced the beta release of the GitHub Actions API. Today, the company is expanding the availability of the API to include all repositories. Additionally, GitHub provided us with a little more detail on the API’s benefits to users.
Google has announced the upcoming shutdown of Google App Maker. Google App Maker is a low-code, G Suite development tool that allows businesses to fill gaps in their business workflows and operations. Google has cited "low usage" as the primary reason for shutting down the tool.
Google announced in September of 2019 that they plan on ending support for V3 of the Google Sheets API, a decision that has drawn the ire of some developers. Version 4 of the API was announced at Google I/O 2016, almost 4 years before the seemingly inevitable deprecation of its predecessor.
It is expected that with Android 11, Google will add new App Compatibility features within developer options that will simplify the application testing process. The new features will operate on a per-app basis and display behavior changes based on API level.
Appdome, a provider of no-code security solutions for mobile apps, has announced a new service for generating progressive web apps from existing websites and cloud applications. The new offering, SecurePWA, claims to require zero coding when generating PWAs from any website or cloud property.
Back in 2019 at GitHub Universe, GitHub announced GitHub for mobile, beginning with a beta iOS app that was available immediately following the announcement. The company is now following up on the promise of a fully-native Android experience with GitHub for Android being announced today.
When Google released the Android 10 beta earlier this year, it introduced the bubbles notification feature. Bubbles are built into the notification system and are used as an alternative to using the SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW to present messages on top of the app currently in use.
ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2019: Application Development and Developer Tools
This segment of the past year's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs added to ProgrammableWeb covers the Application Development, DevOps, and Developer Tools areas. Tools and technology that helps make a developer's life easier, including APIs from GitLab, LambdaTest, and W3C, are included.
Facebook has introduced a number of new features to its App Dashboard. The changes target improving the app review process and giving developers more insight and control over managing permissions. Facebook also gets more information regarding how developers use the Facebook platform.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cyptocurrency, eCommerce, and Government. Featured is an API for integrating with a backyard robotic farm and an API for monetizing games and other applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
A little more than a year ago, at Dreamforce 2018, Salesforce and Apple announced a strategic partnership. This week at Dreamforce 2019 the two companies provided further evidence of this commitment with the announcement of updated Apps and SDKs, all designed with Apple customers in mind.
The demand for skilled Web developers is showing no signs of abating. Organizations operating under the assumption that such developers are all it takes to modernize their monoliths into API-led, agile, shape-shifting high fliers that can survive today’s technical Darwinism are in for an awakening.
Google this week deprecated the AsyncTask API found in Android. The API, part of Android for years, helped synchronize network requests with and match them to the user interface on Android smartphones and tablets. The company did not provide a reason for deprecating the API.
Google today made a host of announcements that provide a good look at the future of Android. The company released three core sets of tools: a developer preview of Jetpack Compose; expanded APIs for Android Jetpack; and Android Studio 4 in Canary — which Google says completes the Android experience.
MuleSoft Releases Anypoint Service Mesh to Simplify Microservices Discovery, Security, and Management
MuleSoft has announced the release of Anypoint Service Mesh, an extension of the company’s Anypoint Platform that aims to simplify how companies discover, manage, and secure microservices. Additionally, Anypoint Service Mesh establishes a microservices marketplace.