AVST Buys Application Developer

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Foothill Ranch-based Applied Voice & Speech Technologies , which develops unified communications applications product, said this week that it has acquired the assets of Beacon Solutions , a developer of an open development software framework which runs on its products.

Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012 -- Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour. Enjoy free food, drinks and discussion with SoCal developers and top privacy experts June 5 and 6 in LA, Fountain City and San Diego. Policymakers in the State Capitol and on Capitol Hill are deciding how to protect  and whos responsible for  user and consumer privacy, and developers are squarely in the crosshairs.

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Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012 -- Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour. Enjoy free food, drinks and discussion with SoCal developers and top privacy experts June 5 and 6 in LA, Fountain City and San Diego. Policymakers in the State Capitol and on Capitol Hill are deciding how to protect  and whos responsible for  user and consumer privacy, and developers are squarely in the crosshairs.

FatCloud Accelerates.NET Application Development, Backed by Elevator Labs

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FatCloud , a new startup developing a.NET-focused, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) development platform, said today that it has launched it services, helping developers to deliver their.NET applications. The firm--which is backed by Elevator Labs--said it helps provide scale-out processing, data management, and availability/redundancy for.NET applications, using a cluster/grid of servers to help scale those apps.

Vinny Smith's Toba Capital Backs WSO2

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Irvine-based Toba Capital , the venture investment firm founded by Quest Software founder Vinny Smith, has made an investment in open source application development software developer WSO2. vinny smith toba capital quest software wso2 open source application developmentWSO2, which is based in Palo Alto, said it raised $20M from Pacific Controls and Toba Capital this morning.

TestFlight Hits Android

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Santa Monica-based testing software developer TestFlight said today that it has opened up its private beta for Android to all users. The company--which has been running the private beta for the last 45 days--lets users upload apps, and helps developers track everything from distribution of those apps, user feedback, and beta testing efforts. The company said it already has had more than 5,000 developers upload more than 4,500 apps for testing on the service.

Brain Corporation Launches Robotics OS

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San Diego-based Brain Corporation said today that it has launched a new, software operating system aimed at robot application development. According to the company, its new BrainOS provides support for common peripherals, runs on low cost computing hardware, and is aimed at making prototyping and development of robots easier for hobbyists and commercial developers. brain corporation robotic application development robotics operating system software

Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012 -- Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour. Enjoy free food, drinks and discussion with SoCal developers and top privacy experts June 5 and 6 in LA, Fountain City and San Diego. Policymakers in the State Capitol and on Capitol Hill are deciding how to protect  and whos responsible for  user and consumer privacy, and developers are squarely in the crosshairs.

LA web application developers meetup

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- LA web application developers meetup. Three 15 minute presentations on programming and technology. Blake Mizerany, the creator of SinatraRB. Darren Rush, who built and sold Koders.com. ATandT Interactive speaker. See [link] (more

Creator…Know Thine Users! | Making Apps the Markets Want

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Part of this will help you continue defining your feature-set, but it will also help you know what sort of brand you need to create and how you’ll eventually market your application to those users. No application will have just one User Story.

IBM Introduces New Open Source Community for Developers

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It has been a big summer for developers ready to do a deep dive into open source projects and the Internet of Things (IoT) with IBM’s announcement of two new communities created in its developer-centric hub developerWorks , aimed at giving developers the perfect sandbox to play in.

LA Transportation Agency Dangles Prizes For Software Developers

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has quitely launched a major contest looking to spur development of mobile application that utilize information about the Los Angeles area's public transit. Metro has launched the Metro Development Challenge , which is dangling nearly $10,000 in prizes to for the best mobile and web applications in a number of categories. angeles county metro developer challenge software mobile develop mashup

William Morris Invests in Mobile Development Firm

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The firm as backed a mobile application development company, Chaotic Moon Studios , as part of a strategic partnership. content strategic capital venture moon chaotic development mobile hollywood endeavor morris william

PaeDae Debuts System To Help Mobile App Developers Find New Users

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One of the biggest issues facing mobile application developers today, is finding new users among a gigantic sea of applications. A Los Angeles-based startup, PaeDae , is looking to change that with a new platform it is calling BARTR , which it says will let mobile app developers exchange traffic and users. bartr paedae mobile development software exchange link traffic advertising

MarkedUp Debuts Windows 8 Analytics Tools

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MarkedUp , the latest startup out of Santa Monica-based MuckerLab , said this morning that it has begun offering up analytics for developers of both desktop and mobile applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The new startup grew out of Stannard's recognition that desktop developers porting iOS and Android apps to Windows 8 could not find anyone providing any kind of analytic tool. markedup windows8 windows tools application developer software

SlimSurveys Looks To Connect With Developers With New API

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SlimSurveys , the new startup headed by former TweetPhoto founder Sean Callahan, has just released a new development platform and API, the company is announcing today. SlimSurveys said its first partner using the API is Realtidbits, a real-time commenting platform developer.

Stained Glass Labs Patners With Exitround, Unveils App Directory for Google Glass

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Stained Glass Labs (SGL), the first Glass and wearable technologies accelerator has launched the world’s first comprehensive app directory and a self-service app publishing portal for Google Glass pre-launched applications. Over 100 Applications.

Webalo Scores $3M For Mobile Enterprise Apps

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Los Angeles-based Webalo , a company which provides mobile application development tools, said this afternoon that it has raised $3M in a new funding round. Webalo says its software eliminates much of the coding, wating, and cost of traditional, mobile application development.

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IBM’s developerWorks Delivers ‘Best in Cloud’ Into New Premium Subscription

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One of the oldest and most-popular developer communities, IBM’s developerWorks has announced today a first-of-its-kind premium subscription model, developerWorks Premium , geared toward maximizing developer access to IBM’s software, tools, training and partners at a fraction of the cost.

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FastPay Finds Funding

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Los Angeles-based FastPay , a provider of payment products for digital publishers, application developers, and game developers, said today that it has raised a funding round. fastpay venture capital finance game applicatoin developmentAmount of the funding was not disclosed. Source of the new funding was also not announced.

Total Immersion Takes On AR Video Games

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Los Angeles-based Total Immersion , the developer of augmented reality (AR) software, is aiming at the game development market with its technology today, saying it has released a new version of its software specifically aimed at game and application developers. total immersion augmented reality videogame games development

GRP Partners Leads Investment In Awe.sm

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Los Angeles-based GRP Partners is one of the lead investors in a developer of social media analytics software, Awe.sm , Awe.sm s tools are used by application developers to monitor and measure social media and sharing activity through their apps. partners software developer sharing analytics media social capital venture awesmsaid Thursday. Awe.sm

SendGrid Ties Into Azure Store

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SendGrid , the provider of email infrastructure for application developers which has operations in Anaheim, said today that it has launched on the new Windows Azure Store. SendGrid said it would offer its email infrastructure management services through Microsoft's new store, which is aimed at application developers using Windows Azure, to help them connect into third party technology. application developer software delivery email azure windows microsoft sendgrid

TestFlight Launches Analytics Service

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Want to better understand how people are using your mobile application? Santa Monica-based application testing software developer TestFlight said today that it has launched a new tool, which provides analytics to mobile app developers. According to the firm, its new software, FlightPath , provides mobile analytics on mobile users, letting developers figure out things like who their loyal users are, and who might be a "flight risk" for their app.

UberMedia Launches iOS Advertising Tool

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UberMedia , the Pasadena-based startup developing third party, Twitter clients and other mobile apps, said yesterday that it has launched a new mobile ad campaign product called Appvertise. The Idealab startup said the app lets developers create and run rich media, mobile banner ads to drive traffic to their app's download page and increase download for their iOS application. Developers use their iTunes account to pay for the CPC ads.

Performance competition is a good thing

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If you've not been watching the ASP.NET team's community standups , you have missed some surprisingly transparent, interesting, and oftentimes funny updates from a major web application framework development team. Not only for the specific achievement, or for the continued performance tuning to come, but also for what it represents : a concerted effort to make the platform provide application developers as much performance headroom as possible. We love this!

How Nils Forsblom Is Reinventing Himself In Mobile With TenFarms

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Forsblom is now in Los Angeles and San Diego, and reinventing himself with a mobile application company called TenFarms (www.tenfarms.com). Nils Forsblom: TenFarms is a mobile app developer. We build mobile products, not just mobile applications, but products around them.

IT Department and Web Teams | Who Does What Now?

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There are various tech savvy groups of people that can assist businesses in their development, implementation and use of technology. Web Teams are necessary to running websites and applications.

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TechZulu Trend Lounge Creates the Stage at SXSW Interactive 2013

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Mike Schwartz, Application Developers Alliance. TechZulu has been covering the South by Southwest ( SXSW ) Interactive festival for five years now, and we’ve seen a lot in that time.

TenFarms Gets $2.7M For Smartphone Advertising Software

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Los Angeles-based TenFarms , the mobile application development startup headed by Nils Forsblom, announced this morning that it has raised $2.7M According to TenFarms, its new Adtile mobile advertising product is aimed at making it easy and simple to integrate apps into mobihle apps and websites; the firm says its product allows mobile app developers to automatically include ads, which are targeted based on keywords, categories, and more.

The Los Angeles PHP Developers Group (LAPHP)

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During this hands-on talk, we'll look at the pillars of ZF2 application development, including the Event Manager, Service Manager, and Module Manager, and give you a taste of how applications can be built from existing re-usable modules and customized to your needs. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 -- LAPHP January Talk: Zend Framework 2.0. For our January LAPHP talk we have pretty exciting guest -- we invited Ralph Schindler from Zend to talk about Zend Framework 2.0 (aka aka ZF2).

Burstly Opens Skyrocket To All App Developers

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Santa Monica-based app testing and anlytics developer Burstly has opened up access to its mobile monetization platform, extending access to its SkyRocket product via a self-serve offering. SkyRocket--formerly known as the Burstly monetization platform--helps application developers cross promote their new applications, encourage in-app purchases, and other related tools. monetization application mobile flightpath testflight burstly

GoTV Networks Buys Division From Hands-On Mobile

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Los Angeles-based GoTV Networks , a developer of mobile applications, said today that it has acquired the HOMBRE (Hands-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) division of Hands-On Mobile Inc. GoTV Networks said it will acquire the library of HOMBRE applications, client and server technologies, and patents, and will also hire HOMBRE's employees in San Francisco and San Diego. Tags: gotv networks merger acquisition hombre hands mobile application development