Developing Clouds:

Mobile Development


March 3, 2014  9:47 AM

Connect your mobile app to OneDrive



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Cloud Services, Mobile Development

SkyDrive is now OneCloud, writes Ed Tittel. The service has a new name and new design. Early adopters got additional, free storage just for signing up or upgrading from SkyDrive. If...

March 2, 2014  6:44 PM

Earn a Certificate in Android App Development + Cloud Computing



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Cloud Services, Mobile Development, Training

Coursera now offers Specialization Certificates for around $200. Coursera Specialization Certificates are earned by paying for three courses and one capstone project. Courses can be purchased individually, as you complete them. Each course can still be taken free individually. Free courses do not...


December 31, 2013  8:53 PM

Web development mastery for 2014



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Mobile Development, Website Development

Job descriptions for web developers tend to contain a long wishlist of skills competency employers hope to find in quality candidates. Mastering every programming language on any "best of" list can prove to be a monumental task for any developer. Choose instead to master languages that have held...


November 1, 2013  1:45 AM

Geo Location Services in the Cloud



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Cloud Services, Mobile Development

Australian eHound offers an impressive geo-location database service in the cloud. The database backend is managed by eHound behind a well-designed user interface. Even non-technical users can upload and edit location data with ease from...


September 30, 2013  10:45 PM

Develop Apps for Microsoft Office From Your Browser



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Development Tools, Mobile Development, Office Productivity

I guess we've made the switch. All computer applications are now called "apps", according to Microsoft (it seems). You too can develop apps for Microsoft Office without leaving your browser. You'll be working with Office 360 using a development tool called Napa.


May 31, 2013  11:16 PM

Chrome’s Browser Based Gaming



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Cloud Services, Game Development, Mobile Development

The future of gaming is now and it's only available on Google Chrome, not Microsoft Internet Explorer, not Mozilla Firefox. In my last post, I wrote about combining multiple Google Cloud Platform services to


March 31, 2013  11:29 AM

Appception Alpha: Hybrid Mobile Development in the Cloud



Posted by: Michelle Greenlee
Mobile Development

Cloud-based IDEs remain the holy grail of mobile app development. The resources required to run development libraries and emulators are typically available on a local machine. While there have been great advances in the web-based IDE space, we still haven't seen a cloud-only incarnation...


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