App Development

Microsoft entices Windows Phone developers with more payout options

Microsoft entices Windows Phone developers with more payout options

Microsoft is continuing to try and entice developers to develop apps for its Windows Phone 8 platform, and this time around, they are bringing new features and statistics to better support their persuasion. It touts an increasing market share (albeit by only 2%) as one of its major selling points, as well as an increased number of first time smartphone buyers opting for the Windows Phone 8 platform (debatable).

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Dropbox revamps its Chooser feature to include multi-select and built-in uploads

Dropbox revamps its Chooser feature to include multi-select and built-in uploads

Dropbox has just overhauled its Dropbox Chooser feature to allow developers to implement even more features into their web apps. The new Dropbox Chooser now allows developers to implement the multi-select and built-in uploads features into their APIs. The multi-select feature allows users who use the developer's app to accept multiple files from Dropbox all at once. The built-in uploads option allows users to upload files, either through drag-n-drop or by browsing their folders, directly from their computer to their Dropbox account. Their files will be available immediately through the developer's web apps.

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Software Engineering Pilot program launches at 20 NYC schools

Software Engineering Pilot program launches at 20 NYC schools

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott announced today, at the High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology in Brooklyn, that the Software Engineering Pilot program will be launching at 20 public schools in New York City beginning this fall. The pilot program will offer an extensive computer science and software engineering curriculum to over 1000 students.

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