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  Mark Zuckerberg : Facebook's biggest mistake is relying too much on HTML5


On Disrupt conference organized by TechCrunch, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said they relied too heavily on HTML5 and ignored the advantages of the Native-App when talking about Facebook mobile product design strategy.Zuckerberg said the focus in HTML5 was his biggest mistake. This is the first time the young CEO admits he is wrong on HTML5 and native applications publicly. Zuckerberg later mentioned after transferring the Facebook client from HTML to Native applications, users coms...

   Facebook,HTML5,Native app     2012-09-11 19:18:39


  Boeing is developing Android phone?


Boeing is also involved in to the mobile Internet? It is said to be true. Recently, the Journal of the American national defense disclosure, Boeing is developing a super-safe Android phone.The magazine said Boeing President Roger Krone said this is Boeing's first foray into research and development of communication devices using the cellular network. Security infrastructure sector vice president Brian Palma said the mobile phone code-named "the Boeing Phone" has entered the final stage , is exp...

   Boeing,Android,Safety mobile phone     2012-04-15 01:45:14


  Clojure & Java Interop


About a year ago I got a phone call asking if I wanted to join another team at DRW. The team supports a (primarily) Java application, but the performance requirements would also allow it to be written in a higher level language. I'd been writing Clojure (basically) full-time at that point - so my response was simple: I'd love to join, but I'm going to want to do future development using Clojure. A year later we still have plenty of Java, but the vast majority of the new code I add is Cloj...

   Java,Clojure,Interoprability,Commit,Function call     2011-12-29 09:11:22


  Office is confirmed to be on iOS and Android


In May, there were news that Microsoft Office software would be on iOS and Android platforms. Now Microsoft officially confirmed the news and said that the Office would be on iOS and Android in some form.Not too long ago, Microsoft Czech branch had said that the Office would be on iOS and Android early next year.Microsoft said: "As we shared previously, Office Mobile will work across Windows Phones, Android phones and iOS, and we have nothing additional to announce today about retail availabili...

   Office,iOS,Android     2012-10-10 21:27:10


  Google completes acquisition of Waze


Yesterday there was news about Google's acquisition of Waze with 1.3 billion US dollars. Today Google officially released news that they had completed the acquisition of Waze. However the price is not unveiled. Google said on its official blog : The Waze product development team will remain in Israel and operate separately for now. We’re excited about the prospect of enhancing Google Maps with some of the traffic update features provided by Waze and enhancing Waze with Google’s searc...

   Google,Waze,Acquisition     2013-06-11 13:02:42


  Jelly Bean becomes the most popular Android OS


Google released the latest Android usage stats on Monday. Jelly Bean becomes the most popular Android OS for the first time. It takes 37.9% Android market share(32.3% from 4.1.x and 5.6% from 4.2.x). Ginegerbread is at the second place and it has 34.1% Android market share. This is a good news to many Android developers as they can use many new features provided in the new system if there are more and more users are using the new OS. Also if Google wants to attract news users, they have to enco...

   Android,Jelly Bean,Usage     2013-07-09 04:52:28


  Facebook fires a few Chinese employees


There is a big news happening in the Silicon Valley in past few days. Facebook fired a few Chinese employees for bringing outsiders into Facebook's campus and canteen on a charged basis. It's well known that tech companies in Silicon Valley provide attractive welfare to their employees. We often heard about the news that lots of free service(including free food, free laundry, free massage etc) are provided to employees to encourage them to stay effective when working. This is good news and welc...

   Facebook,Chinese employee, Chummy     2015-09-03 07:39:05


  Some useful code editors for developers


A good code editor will save developers much work. It can help developers find syntax errors easily through code highlight capability. It also makes the code more readable and maintainable through the indentation. Here we recommend some excellent code editors which you may want to have a try. Compilr Compilr is an online IDE, it supports 8 languages as of now including : C, C++,C#,Java,JavaScript,PHP ,Python,Ruby and Visual Basic. Compilr is developed by Ninjia Otter Inc in Canada. CodeMirrow C...

   Code editor,Code highlight     2013-03-20 12:25:13


  Will Intel acquire Nvidia?


According to BrightSideofnews, Intel may acquire Nvidia, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang will likely serve as Intel's new CEO.It is reported that the two sides have begun to have some negotiations, but details are still unknown. Intel CEO and President Paul Otellini has decided to retire in May next year,  The board of directors said Intel's new CEO may not come from Intel internal, now they are in the process of finding new CEO.Intel CEO Paul Otellini is thought of performing poorly in the...

   Intel,Nvidia,CEO     2012-12-14 13:08:12


  Free jQuery UI themes


jQuery UI is a jQuery User Interface library, it provides many frequently used components and functions. It consists of datepicker, slider, progress bar and drag and drop support etc. Also it has many themes, you can use ThemeRoller to customize your own theme. But with ThemeRoller, we can still find the shadow of jQuery UI. If you want some highly customized, free and high quality jQuery themes such as Bootstrap, Windows-Metro, then the following themes may suit you. 1. jQuery UI Bootstrap jQu...

   jQuery UI, Theme     2012-10-20 10:59:20