Monday, 29 October 2012

[TechRepublic] How Windows 8 will be painful for developers

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TechRepublic Member | October 29, 2012

10 reasons Windows 8 will be painful for developers

If you plan to develop Windows 8 native apps, be prepared for some hurdles. Justin James looks at some of the biggest problems you're likely to face. Read more

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HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers: Power, Flexibility & Serviceability

With the Proliant Gen8 line of servers from HP, you'll get everything you're looking for. Check out this white paper to learn more about HP's Proliant Gen8 servers and how they can help you get your network going again.

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Apple allows app developers to resume tracking with iOS 6

Apple was burnt once by allowing app developers to track users via the UDID. Will they get burnt again by allowing app developers to track using Apple's brand-new IDFA? Read more

Android gives developers direct I/O to the SD card

Follow this tutorial on how to access the SD card on an Android device, and perform simple read and write operations. Read more

Demystifying iOS location-based services to improve accuracy

Gregory Dean explores the several techniques developers can use in unison to provide accurate location coordinates of a device. Read more

Understanding Android app permissions

Android's permission mechanism enforces that each app can only perform actions that it declared it could do. Learn how to add permissions to your app's manifest. Read more

Poll: Does office environment matter to developers?

Tell us whether you think the office environment is of importance to a development team by taking our one-question poll. Read more

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