Develop cross-platform apps using Google’s Flutter
December 10, 2018 – 06:41 | Comments Off on Develop cross-platform apps using Google’s Flutter
Develop cross-platform apps using Google’s Flutter

Speak to most app developers and they’ll tell you it’s much harder, more complicated and less interesting to produce an Android app, compared to iOS. Indeed, ask for a quote and both will be priced …

DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
January 28, 2017 – 09:57 | Comments Off on DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops

Last month we wrote about DevDocs for Chrome, a free extension which gives access to API documentation for around 200 programming languages and technologies.
Now an unofficial Electron-based applet, DevDocs, brings the service specifically to the …

DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
December 4, 2016 – 04:28 | Comments Off on DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome

You’re working in your browser, testing some new web development project, but there’s a problem. And you’ve no idea why. So you open some documentation in a separate browser tab, more in your development environment, …

Microsoft launches free Visual Studio Community 2013
November 13, 2014 – 07:22 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches free Visual Studio Community 2013
Microsoft launches free Visual Studio Community 2013

Microsoft has released Visual Studio Community 2013, a revamped edition of Visual Studio Professional 2013 which is free for individual and small business use (teams of up to five people).
It’s a versatile product. You can …

Microsoft’s Project Siena: Windows 8 app development for (almost) all
December 20, 2013 – 09:24 | Comments Off on Microsoft’s Project Siena: Windows 8 app development for (almost) all
Microsoft’s Project Siena: Windows 8 app development for (almost) all

Microsoft has released Project Siena, a Windows 8 app which allows anyone to create Windows 8 apps, no programming skills required.
Building the interface is as simple as placing, moving and resizing assorted objects on your …

Get more from your batch files with Advanced BAT to EXE Converter
December 5, 2012 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Get more from your batch files with Advanced BAT to EXE Converter
Get more from your batch files with Advanced BAT to EXE Converter

Windows PowerShell may be Microsoft’s scripting choice for the future, but that doesn’t mean it’s all over for the humble batch file – far from it.
Install the free Advanced BAT to EXE Converter and not …

Adobe reveals major Muse update for faster, smarter website creation
August 21, 2012 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Adobe reveals major Muse update for faster, smarter website creation
Adobe reveals major Muse update for faster, smarter website creation

Adobe Systems has released a new version of Muse, its coding-free web design tool, and the program is packed with significant additions and updates.
A new Forms widget, for instance, makes it easy to add a …

Visual Studio 11 beta reveals simplified interface, adds Windows 8 Metro and app store support
February 29, 2012 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Visual Studio 11 beta reveals simplified interface, adds Windows 8 Metro and app store support
Visual Studio 11 beta reveals simplified interface, adds Windows 8 Metro and app store support

Microsoft has released betas of its various Visual Studio 11 editions – Ultimate, Premium, Professional, Test Professional and Express – along with Team Foundation Server and the .NET Framework 4.5.
And of course it’s no coincidence …

OWASP Mantra: a custom Firefox, packed with web development and security features
January 5, 2012 – 20:09 | Comments Off on OWASP Mantra: a custom Firefox, packed with web development and security features
OWASP Mantra: a custom Firefox, packed with web development and security features

If you’re a web developer who would like some assistance with your more complex development tasks then a good first step might be to install Firebug, an amazingly powerful Firefox extension which enables you to …

Microsoft’s WebMatrix 2 beta speeds up web development
September 21, 2011 – 10:20 | Comments Off on Microsoft’s WebMatrix 2 beta speeds up web development
Microsoft’s WebMatrix 2 beta speeds up web development

Microsoft has released the first beta of WebMatrix 2, a powerful development tool which makes it easier than ever to build web applications.
And as with the previous version, the program packs a raft of essential …

Adobe Muse creates websites without coding
August 16, 2011 – 10:43 | Comments Off on Adobe Muse creates websites without coding
Adobe Muse creates websites without coding

Adobe has revealed the first public beta of a new WYSIWYG web design tool, code-named Muse, which allows you to build entire sites without worrying about HTML, scripting or other low-level complexities.
The AIR-based application is …