March 31, 2010

Apple Releases Completed iPhone OS 3.2 SDK

On Monday, Apple officially released the iPhone OS 3.2 SDK and iPad 3.2 firmware updates for developers creating applications for the iPad. Ironically, in order to have their apps available for the iPad launch day, developers had to submit their final code by March 27—two days before Apple made its

Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

Distimo’s new Monitor lets developers track statistics on their apps for both iPhone and Android, with more app stores to be added soon. It offers application development pros a dashboard where they can view the total daily downloads, revenues and global rankings for their apps. Best of all, the app

Google Planning Fix for Android Fragmentation?

Recently, more and more handset manufacturers have been rolling out new phones based on the Android operating system. That would seem to be good news for Google, except that different manufacturers use different versions of Android, which complicates application development. However, Google has a two-pronged plan to deal with the

Elastic Caching Platforms Balance Performance, Scalability, And Fault Tolerance

Developers often rely on local caching techniques to speed their applications. However, local caching doesn’t work if you have too much data, shared data that is accessed by multiple application servers, or other problematic conditions. However, elastic caching solves these problems while offering improved performance, as well as live scaling

Targeting the Enterprise with ASP.NET MVC 2.0

ASP.NET MVC 2.0 is the latest Microsoft framework for building web applications on top of the .NET framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 etc. MVC stands for Model, View, and Controller, a design pattern that is widely accepted throughout the development industry. You can download MVC 2.0 Beta from the following URL.