Flash Builder 4.5 Lets Devs Code iOS, BB OS and Android Apps
Adobe today announced Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5, which can be used to build applications for Apple's iOS platform, RIM's BlackBerry platform, and Google's Android platform all from the same console. The tools also includes a set of best practice code templates, code completion and code generation features that help reduce the time it takes to develop apps. Flash Builder 4.5 is available for developers to download from Adobe starting today starting at $249.99.
Swift Playgrounds App Meant to Teach Kids to Code
Apple today announced Swift Playgrounds, an app targeted to help kids learn how to code using Swift. Swift is the newer iOS programming language Apple introduced last year.
Microsoft Bags Windows Bridge for Android Apps
Microsoft today provided an update on the tools it offers to developers and said it has canceled plans the Windows Bridge for Android (project Astoria). The Bridge was meant to help Android developers re-use their code and port their apps to Windows.
Windows 10 to Run Android and iOS Apps
Microsoft today said Windows 10 devices will be able to run Android applications. According to Microsoft, developers will be able to reuse Java and C++ code to run Android apps in an Android subsystem on Windows 10 devices.
Google Open Sources Chrome for iOS
Google today said it has made an open source version of its Chrome browser for iOS available to developers. Google says today's news is the result of year's worth of work.