November 11, 2011

Building Touch-Based Apps

Now that smartphones and tablets are becoming so popular, enterprises are beginning to demand applications that use touch-based interfaces. “The whole idea of touch as an interface mechanism is taking

Adobe Stops Developing Mobile Flash Plug-Ins

Adobe has officially confirmed that it will stop developing Flash plug-ins for mobile devices. Instead, it will focus its efforts on supporting HTML5 and its AIR technologies. “Our future work

IBM’s System for Grading Developers

How can you tell which developers produce quality code and which need improvement? In order to answer that question, IBM has begun using a software platform from Cast that provides

RIM to Continue Work on Flash

The folks at RIM like to brag that their PlayBook tablet is one of the few that support Flash. But now that Adobe is canceling support for mobile Flash, where

Java Stays on Top of Tiobe Chart

Tiobe had predicted that November could be the month that C would overtake Java as the most popular programming languages, but it didn’t happen. Thanks in large part to the

2012 Developer Salary Outlook

Based on data from Robert Half Technology, Datamation says that average developer/programmer salaries in 2012 will range between $60,750 and $107,500. That’s a 5.2 percent over 2011’s numbers. Developers can