October 7, 2010

Automated Testing Software Released for Smartphone Platforms

DeviceAnywhere is demonstrating a new application called Test Automation for Smartphones (TAS) that allows developers to test their apps automatically, manually or both. To use it, developers simply plug the device they are testing into their system via a USB cable and then run TAS on the system. The software

W3C: Hold Off on Deploying HTML5

Companies like Microsoft, Google, and Apple have been eagerly promoting HTML5, but the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees the standard, says it’s not quite ready for use. “The problem we’re facing right now is there is already a lot of excitement for HTML5, but it’s a little too

iFund’s Murphy Tells Mobile App Developers ‘Keep It Simple’

Matt Murphy, who oversees the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ $200 million iFund investment unit, told conference attendees that the most successful mobile apps keep things simple at launch. “You should focus on doing one thing really well, and prove you can get a userbase that’s growing.” he said [login]The

Microsoft Making ‘First Mover’ Windows Phone 7 App Developers a Priority

Microsoft has announced plans to give access to the Windows Marketplace to a limited number of developers beginning next week. “First movers” who have Windows Phone 7 apps ready need to contact Microsoft before October 6 in order to have their apps listed when Microsoft announces the first Windows Phone