Archive for August 2011

'Apps for Metro Chicago' gets focus at SocialDevCamp; winners announced

'Apps for Metro Chicago' gets focus at SocialDevCamp; winners announced
This weekend, the SocialDevCamp conference featured speakers from well-known companies such as Google, Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership, Tribune Media Group, Reddit, and Groupon. There was also another program present that could impact the city of Chicago itself and its’ many developers in positive ways and place a spotlight on social developers apart from the major... Read more »

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more
SocialDevCamp Chicago is a weekend long conference and hackathon about the social web. It’s the event for social app developers, mobile developers and designers. SocialDevCamp is a weekend of discussions on social platforms, apps, APIs, mobile experiences, and new media. This starting on Friday, August 26th, and is taking place at the DePaul University Main... Read more »

The Chicago Tribune planning to create tablet device for reading news

The Chicago Tribune is planning to work with Samsung to develop a news tablet to deliver news content in a mobile format. According to different sources such as CNN and TechCrunch, The Tribune will hope to release the Android powered device for free or at a reduced price, such as with an agreement with subscription.... Read more »
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Adobe Edge preview provides Flash-like animations in native HTML5 and CSS

Adobe Edge preview was released this Monday, August 1st, 2011. Upon first glance, Adobe Edge appears to have a simplified user interface. It looks like a Flash Professional interface with some shape drawing tools, with a combination of the timeline controls found in Adobe After Effects. Designer and developers can try it for 152 days... Read more »