Reflecting the sociopolitical unrest of our times, Mozilla made a hefty donation to an Africa-based crowdsourcing project to help people "raise their voice" amid political turmoil or government/vigilante abuse.
Microsoft today unveiled two apps that bring its Edge browser to iOS and Android while bridging the divide between mobile and desktop browsers, letting users seamlessly switch between the two while continuing on the same project.
Walmart Labs is continuing to open source homegrown tools it develops as part of its embrace of React Native, now offering Electrode Native to integrate the technology into existing mobile apps on a piecemeal basis, using containers.
One of the hottest mobile app development tools is now available on the Amazon cloud in an open source starter project featuring one-click deployment.
With augmented reality the new hotness in the mobile development space, companies right and left are jumping on the AR bandwagon, including Progress, which just announced upcoming support in its open source, cross-platform NativeScript framework.
The PYPL Index, known for charting the popularity of programming languages, is also measuring cloud IDE popularity, finding Cloud9 edged out JSFiddle for the top spot, though challengers are experiencing greater rates of increased interest.
Deborah Kurata talks about the challenges of using Angular routing, types of parameters and more.
A new survey from Ionic indicates the hybrid approach to developing mobile apps is gaining ground over true native coding, which is expected to fall off dramatically over the next two years.
In a steady climb over the past three years, it now tops C, Java, C++ and C#.