News for Developers
Apple is now requiring all developers to use the company's two-factor authentication protocol to protect their Apple IDs. Apple has required new Apple Developer Program signups to have two-factor authentication enabled for a while now and this change is now being brought to all existing developer accounts.
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Earlier, Apple revoked Facebook's iOS enterprise developer certificate for violating its Terms of Service, and Apple is now giving the same treatment to Google. Apple has shut down Google's internal iOS apps for doing the exact same thing Facebook was doing—distributing enterprise apps outside of the company.
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It appears that Facebook was not the only one abusing Apple’s system for distributing employee-only apps to sidestep the App Store and collect extensive data on users. Google has been running an app called Screenwise Meter, which bears a strong resemblance to the app distributed by Facebook Research that has now been barred by Apple. Quite clearly, Google Screenwise Meter for iOS appears to violate Apple’s policy.
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When it was first demoed at last year’s Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, Linux on DeX generated significant buzz within the developer community by presenting a simple and convenient way to use Samsung DeX to build apps within a Linux development environment.
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Apple is now rolling Public Links for developers, allowing them to more easily get valuable feedback on their apps before releasing them on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Developers can simply enable a public link for their app in App Store Connect that leads to an invitation to test in TestFlight. Share the link to let anyone discover the beta version of your app.
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Samsung's remote testing solutions allow you to access an actual Samsung mobile device over the air and are exclusive and free to Samsung Developer Program members.
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BlackBerry has released an update to the BlackBerry Spark Communications Platform for developers. The biggest change to this release (R6) is that developers no longer have to manage their own Key Management Service (KMS). When you create your domain, you now have the option to have BlackBerry Manage and distribute your cryptographic keys.
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Square today launched the Square Reader SDK, giving Android and iOS developers the ability to use Square hardware to accept in-person payments directly from within their own application, with no app-switch required. With only a few lines of code, developers can quickly add EMV- and PCI-compliant in-person payments to any Android or iOS app.
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BlackBerry released the BlackBerry Spark Communications Platform earlier today and to go along with the global release, the company is launching the first ever Spark Hackathon. Spark Hackathon is open to developers 18 years and older from across the globe.
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Back in February 2017, BlackBerry entered the Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market with the introduction of its BBM Enterprise SDK, enabling developers to integrate secure messaging, voice and video capabilities into applications and services. However, the name didn't really do the development platform justice, and was re-branded to the BlackBerry Spark Communications Platform,.
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Google's Fuchsia OS is an operating system that was first announced in 2016. The OS can run on embedded devices, smartphones and PCs. The OS is based on a microkernel that Google is calling Magenta Kernel, now Zircon, whereas Android OS is based on open source Linux code.
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Carbon Black today unveiled the Carbon Black Integration Network (CbIN), a technology partner programme designed to improve cybersecurity through collective defense and powered by Carbon Black’s open APIs and the Cb Predictive Security CloudTM (PSC).
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Google has announced Android Studio 3.1 is now stable and available, featuring enhanced Kotlin support, smaller builds, recent IntelliJ platform updates and more. Since becoming a first-class programming language option along with Java and C++ last May, Kotlin has enjoyed popularity among developers and Android's core dev team.
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Apple today announced it will host its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose from June 4 through June 8 at the McEnery Convention Center. Every year, WWDC provides an opportunity for millions of developers to learn more about how to create new experiences across Apple's platforms.
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Virtru announced today it is opening up their encryptiontechnology to third party developers through the Virtru Data Protection Platform. It’s all well and good to encrypt your email and files while using Virtru’s tools in these major platforms, but developers have been unable to tap into that encryption technology until now.
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Being a BlackBerry developer has always come with a lot of challenges. Even in the Enterprise sphere it has never been a straightforward task. As a developer I've questioned myself many times "is it worth it". Even as a BlackBerry 10 user, I've always felt ripped off "having" to pay for apps that were not only free, but legal on other platforms.