Google recently overhauled Jetpack and added a variety of alpha, beta, and stable features to the developer toolset. Google says 11 new libraries are available within Jetpack to help app writers zoom through select processes as they create their apps. The idea is to make things as easy as possible.
Apigee, the API company, recently announced the launch of a new API Management Solution optimized for software-defined networking (SDN) environments. Apigee's API Management for the Software-Defined Network (SDN), provides the tools required to "build, manage and scale applications for the programmable datacenter."
Parse, a leading backend-as-a-Service mobile SDK provider, has launched a new service called Cloud Code making it possible for app developers to add custom backend code that is easily accessible by any client (iOS, Android, HTML5, or via the REST API) without servers.