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October 25, 2014

Lazy Bluetooth

There is a Bluetooth profile made just for the Internet of Whatever.

March 31, 2014

Compiler Warnings: Calling the User-Defined Default Constructor from Objective-C++ Code

Interoperating between Objective-C and C++ code requires careful work -- as constructor calls vary, depending on which compiler you use.

February 14, 2014

Calling an Objective-C Method from a C++ Class

A simple renaming trick will get rid of all the error messages.




Mobile

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iOS 8 HealthKit: Working with Biometric Data

Once you begin collecting data on individuals in real time, permission management, data storage, and data access all become challenging issues. Apple's iOS8 attempts to balance rights and privacy with developers' desire to write apps.

Jolt Awards: The Best Books

The best books of the past 12 months.

The Uncompromising Economics of Being #3
In a Two-Product Race

In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.

Swift: Introduction to Apple's New Programming Language

A decidedly simple alternative to Objective-C.

The Internet of Overhyped Things

Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. But, in fact, it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.

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Google Offers 750 Free Design Icons

Open sourcing of 750 glyphs in Material Design system icons pack

Developing Microsoft Office "Inspired" Touch Apps

Infragistics Ultimate 14.2 combines UX and UI Tools

TeleSign "Free" SDK For Two-Factor Authentication

TeleSign AuthID Kit embeds authentication tools within mobile apps

Facebook Chef Cookbooks Tasty Enough to Open Source

Change options via simple data-driven APIs

Hibernation Is Over, SmartBear Is On The Hunt

Better mobile platform support with TestComplete 10.4 and QAComplete 9.9

Wolfram Launches Tweet-a-Program

Compose a Tweet-length Wolfram Language program and tweet it to @WolframTaP

Salesforce Wear Smartens Up With New Devices and Apps

More developments in the wearable technology software application ecosystem

Credible Android Development with IncrediBuild 5.5

CD technology integrates with Nvidia Nsight Tegra

CodinGame Video-Gamifies Programming

Visual video game puzzles can be solved in 20 different programming languages

Facebook Announces New Developer Analytics

Developers to make data-driven business decisions to improve performance

Events of Interest

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



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