Facebook and Bing Partner Up For App Links
Facebook announced App Links at its F8 conference last year. It's an open protocol that enables developers to make deep app content linkable from other apps and services. One app can link to a piece of content from another app, and if the user has both apps installed on their device, that second app will open the content.
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Network Ads To Receive Improvement From Facebook
Facebook is sharing some numbers on the performance of Audience Network, the mobile ad network it launched last year, which lets developers show Facebook ads within their apps and advertisers reach people beyond the confines of Facebook itself.
Twitter Adds New Features To Mobile Apps
Twitter is giving the developers the ability to add tweet timelines and guest authentication to their apps using Twitter Kit on Fabric. The former, ti says, will help devs bring more engaging stories into their apps, and the latter is for building rich logged out experiences (as Twitter itself has just done with its new homepage).
App Developer Shares Insights On Apple Watch and Other Wearables
It remains to be seen just how popular Apple Watch will be, but there's no question that that the era of wearables is here, and a lot of developers are rushing to get in the game and prepare for the next wave of devices. With these new screens comes new design and development challenges.
Zuckerburg Announces Facebook Developing Virtual Reality Apps
For those who feel they aren't already immersed in the world of Facebook, the company is working on making the service a reality.
Google Announces Launch of a new 'Jack and Jill' Android Toolchain
Google announced the launch of a new Android toolchain, cleverly called "Jack and Jill." Jack stands for Java Android Compiler Kit, and Jill stands for Jack Intermediate Library Linker. See what I mean? Clever, right?