10 Tips for Finding and Hiring a Top Developer

May 1, 2015 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The savvy entrepreneur knows an A-plus team is the difference between successfully launching a product and staring down the cold, hard barrel of failure. Hiring developers can be one of the most daunting tasks when it comes to choosing team members, especially for the entrepreneur […]

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8 Tech Skills Entrepreneurs Must Have to Succeed

Whether you believe some people are born to be entrepreneurs or not, one thing is for certain. You can never have enough knowledge. Acquiring new skills will make you a stronger and more efficient entrepreneur. This is especially true in the fast-paced world of technology. Whether you’re a self-professed geek or not, every entrepreneur needs […]

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iOS or Android: Which Operating System Should You Program for First?

Since the arrival of smartphones, a healthy debate has raged over which mobile operating system reigns supreme. The conversation typically involves the two contenders iOS and Android. And, given the open-source nature of Android, Google’s flagship operating system (OS) typically earns the nod from small businesses looking to compete against established players.   But Microsoft is now […]

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The Best Language for Non-Tech Founders to Code Their Own Web App

As a startup, it can be challenging to decide which programming language to use. Considering the plethora of options, it is important that you consider the future scalability and integration of the language you use. You’ll also want to conduct some market research. The goal is to focus on a language that will allow for […]

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VLC drops Huawei device support due to background restrictions

The developers of popular media app VLC have decided to drop support for Huawei devices because of their aggressive killing of background activities. VLC reportedly faced many poor reviews of its app on the Play Store due to an issue out of their hands relating to the “ridiculous” way that Huawei handles apps running in […]

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Why app developers are not satisfied with their current ad revenues

Only one in three app developers are satisfied with their in-app ad revenues, while fewer than one in five say they are satisfied with their collection from non-video ads. That’s the key finding from Chocolate, with the video advertising vendor announcing its new App Developer Survey Report 2018, focusing on app monetisation. The report, which […]

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NEW PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES KEEP CHIPPING AWAY AT THE OLD

DEVELOPERS ARE STARTING to make up their minds about which new programming languages they like best. Several new languages have been introduced in recent years, including Google’s Go, Mozilla’s Rust, the scientific language Julia, and of course Apple’s Swift. These languages shook up the tech industry as new technologies like Go leapfrogged more established languages in popularity. Now that […]

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THE WORLD’S CUTEST ROBOT NOW TEACHES YOU TO CODE

STRAIGHT OUT OF the box, Anki’s adorable robot Cozmo plays games, fist bumps, and uses its big, blue digital eyes to convey convincing emotional range. And its brain uses machine learning, so it gets more savvy as you play with it. An update lets Cozmo start teaching you new skills as well. Anki‘ new app Coding Lab uses Cozmo […]

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I’m Patrick Moberg, Creator of Dots and Two Dots, and This Is How I Work

Patrick Moberg has wasted hours of your life, or of the life of someone next to you in a waiting room. His studio Dots created the beautiful and addictive mobile game Dots (the thinking person’s Candy Crush), and its sequels Two Dots and Dots & Co, all of which are on millions of phones. We talked to him about the […]

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British Airways breach: How did hackers get in?

British Airways has revealed that hackers managed to breach its website and app, stealing data from many thousands of customers in the process. But how was this possible? BA has not revealed any technical details about the breach, but cyber-security experts have some suggestions of possible methods used. Names, email addresses and credit card details including card […]

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