• Microsoft Acquires Xamarin to Help Developers with Apps
    [March 2, 2016] Microsoft announced that it will acquire Xamarin to “empower more developers to build apps on any device.” Xamarin is a mobile app development and creation software provider that is already in use by over 15,000 companies including Microsoft, Foursquare, Kellogg’s, Johnson Controls, Dow Jones, and jetBlue to name a few. Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Scott […]
  • Amazon Announces New, Improved Training Course for AWS Developers
    [February 1, 2016] Amazon announced that a new, improved training course is now available for Amazon Web Services developers. New to the Developing on AWS course are: additional programming language support, a balance of concepts and code, AWS SDK labs, relevant to more developers, and expanded coverage of developer-oriented AWS services. “Whether you’re moving applications to AWS or […]
  • Apple Open Sources Swift
    [December 9, 2015] Apple announced programming language Swift last year as a replacement for Objective C as the language for iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS apps. The company announced this week that it is releasing it as open source. Apple says the broad community of developers ranging from app developers to educational institutions and enterprises can now […]
  • GoDaddy And AdAgility Are Teaming Up To Give Pro Members Deals
    [November 5, 2015] GoDaddy announced some new perks for members of the GoDaddy Pro program for designers and developers. These come in the form of members-only offers on freelancer tools thanks to AdAgility.
  • The File Size Limit For Android Apps Has Increased
    [October 1, 2015] Google announced that it’s increasing the APK file size limit for Android apps from 50MB to 100MB giving developers more room to work with in creating app experiences with less restriction. Google does warn, however, that just because you can now make an app bigger, that doesn’t necessarily mean you should. It reminds developers to […]
  • Firefox Now Allows Extensions From Other Browsers
    [August 27, 2015] Mozilla announced some big developer news for Firefox on Friday with the introduction of the WebExtensions API, which is compatible with Chrome and Opera so developers can create extensions that work across multiple browsers.
  • Google’s Compute Engine Acquires Windows Server Support
    [July 22, 2015] Google announced on Tuesday that Windows Server on Google Compute Engine is now generally available. It has been in beta since early December.
  • Google Container Beta Announced
    [June 25, 2015] Google announced the beta release of Google Container Engine and the general availability of Google Container Registry. Container Engine enables you to run Docker containers on Google Cloud Platform, powered by Kubernetes. Container Engine schedules containers based on the needs you’ve declared on a cluster of virtual machines.
  • Weekly Infographic: Panda SEO 12-Step Quick Fix Guide!
    [May 28, 2015] Feeling lost and stuck after Panda? You don’t have to lose your heart! If you are feeling problematic after the advent of Panda 3.0, now is the time to step up, and do another round of work to get your website perform to its full potential.
  • Developers Can no Use Video App Install Ads on Yahoo
    [April 23, 2015] Yahoo announced the launch of video app install ads for developers globally. They’re available through the company’s Gemini self-serve user interface. “With this powerful combination of the engagement of video and the performance of install ads, Yahoo Developers can promote their apps across Yahoo apps and thousands of others on the Yahoo network while using […]
  • Analytics For Facebook Apps Gets Launched
    [March 27, 2015] Facebook announced the launch of Facebook Analytics for Apps, which is exactly what it sounds like. Apps logging App Events, which according to the company, includes over 87% of the top-grossing apps in the U.S., can start using the service immediately. The product includes insights to help you understand traffic across devices.
  • XML Sitemaps: To Submit or Not to Submit?
    [February 27, 2015] Submitting an xml sitemap to Google via Webmaster tools can be a great way to get Google to spider all your pages quickly. But before you go and hit that submit button, make sure that’s what you really want to do. For the most part, the traffic and data you receive from submitting your sitemap […]
  • Recover Deleted Data On Google Analytics With “Trash Can” Feature!
    [January 29, 2015] Google Analytics came out with new “Trash Can” feature today that will help users revive any views, properties or accounts that have been deleted in the last 35 days.
  • Watch This Video, Learn How to Make a Mobile Friendly Website
    [December 22, 2014] The recent webmaster video from Google shares how Content Management Systems can help their users to develop more mobile friendly sites. Eric Kwan from the Webmaster relations team shared this amazing presentation.
  • New Demos & Tools Announced for Google Analytics
    [November 25, 2014] Google launched a new site called Google Analytics Demos & Tools for developers. As you might have guessed, it includes tools and demos. It includes a full-featured Enhanced Ecommerce demo with code samples for Analytics and Tag Manager, as well as a new Account Explorer tool aimed at helping developers quickly find the IDs they […]
  • Google Penguin 3.0: No One Can Recommend How to Recover Yet
    [October 23, 2014] Over the weekend, it was confirmed that Google has updated their Google Penguin algorithm. Or, at least while I write this, Google apparently is still in the process of updating it. So, if your website was previously hit by the Google Penguin algorithm, then there is a chance that your site may recover if you’ve […]
  • Around 46% of iOS Users Have Updated To iOS 8
    [September 25, 2014] At its iOS launch events, Apple always likes to talk about how many of its users are on the latest version of its operating system in comparison to Android. There are so many different Android devices, that ultimately there is never a very high percentage of users on the latest version.
  • Dev Tip – Learn Python in 24 Hours!
    [September 4, 2014] Python, all the geeks are learning Python, most employers are craving employees who have some grasp of the popular language…
  • Developers Receive Google Fit SDK Preview
    [August 7, 2014] Google announced Google Fit, its developer platform for fitness apps, at Google I/O earlier this summer. The company just announced the availability of the preview SDK.
  • Update For Paid Apps Coming To Android Wear Developers
    [July 17, 2014] Google gave developers an update on paid apps for Android Wear, its recently launched wearable device platform. It has a workaround that enables paid apps, and others that use Google Play’s forward-lock mechanism.
  • Over 240,000 Apps Have Released On The Amazon Appstore
    [June 19, 2014] Amazon announced that its Amazon Appstore selection of apps has nearly tripled year-over-year, and that it now has over 240,000 apps and games, which are available in about 200 countries. This seems like something the company might want to play up as it prepares to unveil a new smartphone, which it is expected to do […]
  • Webmasters Receive New Page Rendering Tool From Google
    [May 30, 2014] Last week, Google named some JavaScript issues that can negatively impact a site’s search results, and said it would soon be releasing a tool to help webmasters better understand how it renders their site. The tool has now been announced. It comes in the form of an addition to the Fetch as Google tool, which […]
  • Google Clears the Confusion on the Limit to the Number of Links You Can Have on a Page!
    [May 1, 2014] Webmaster Trends Analyst, John Mueller, confirmed in a Google Webmaster Help thread that there is no limit to the number of links you can have on a page. Mueller said, “There's no limit to the number of links on your pages, so that wouldn't be affecting how your site shows up in search results.”
  • Easiest way to update your WordPress plugins?
    [April 3, 2014] Just moved from Blogger to WordPress and now I am apparently responsible for keeping all my themes, plugins and WordPress itself updated. What’s the easiest way to do that? Congrats on the jump from Blogger, for sure, but you’re right, now that you are running a WordPress blog (or any site with WordPress as the […]
  • Google Plays Catch Up on Social Media by Launching Webmasters Google+ Page!
    [March 13, 2014] The Webmasters community has finally made their way to Google+. The team announced yesterday that they will use the page to post announcements, quizzes and other resources to help webmasters improve the quality of their website and e-commerce.