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All posts tagged "Web development"

  • Windows Phone App Studio makes app creation child’s play

    We all know that one of the main reasons Windows 8 is struggling with Android and iOS is the fact that its app store is quite limited. In efforts to counter this, Microsoft announced the opening of its new app building platfrom — the Windows Phone App Studio. The platform promises no coding required from the creator’s end and is supposed to be incredibly user-friendly. You can mess around with adding different images, videos, RSS and Twitter feeds — all in the spirits of casual DIY. Yes, but will you be able to make Angry Birds? Probably not, but you’ll most...

  • Coda 2 web editor launches today at half price

    If you’re a web developer, you’ve probably heard of Coda. Coda 2 has just been released and the guys at Panic are offering its brilliant editor for 50% less until this Friday, 25 May. The original Coda was an all-in-one HTML editor, terminal, CSS editor, file manager and versioning tool. Coda 2 continues to build towards unifying your development workflow with a bunch of new features in one major update. Some of the highlights include a new UI with visual tabs, better text editing with code folding, enhanced file management with the addition of Git and support for S3, better clips...

  • Vodacom to release ultra-cheap web-focused netbook

    Vodacom, the South African subsidiary of worldwide mobile giant Vodafone, has been working on and is close to releasing a new, ultra-cheap internet-focused netbook it is calling the “LinkBook”. It marks the local subsidiary’s first move into the hardware game. On a world-wide level, this is one of the few times the Vodafone group has moved into an arena other than mobile phones. The device is understood to be an “internet device” — its operating system geared primarily towards a web experience as opposed to the traditional offline desktop experience. The Operating System (OS) is open-source, Linux-based in an...