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Why Open Source Matters: Musings from OSCON

Brad Yale

With OSCON taking place in Oregon from 7/20/2014 – 7/24/2014, the Open Source community will come together to discuss everything new in the Open Source world. From OSS to Java, Python to PHP, Cloud Computing to Perl and emerging programming languages to mobile platforms, the Open Source community has a lot to chat about.

This said, I wanted to take the time to discuss why the Open Source initiative matters by highlighting a few key elements of the protocol which help to make it so powerful.

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Five Excellent Reasons to Create a Mobile App

Brad Yale

The truth is, you don’t need me to tell you why you should create a killer mobile app. Our world is filled with an ever increasing amount of mobile devices, programmers, coders and excellent ideas just waiting for an app to bring it to public consumption. I am going to present five reasons why you should create a mobile app but really, you only need one: you love mobile applications.

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Top Five Reasons to Learn Game Development

Brad Yale

Maybe you love video games. Maybe you were raised on a steady diet of Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem, Duck Hunt and Sim City. Or maybe you have always dabbled in C++, HTML5, OpenGL, C# and DirectX and have wondered how and why you should apply your programming skills to game development. Well, for you, the coder who loves kicking butt in Eve Online, we present to you the top five reasons to learn game dev.

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The Fight for The Mobile App Market: Android vs. iOS

Brad Yale

If you’re a developer looking to make an impact on the Android and Apple App markets, how do you choose your starting point? Do you code for the Google Play Store or do you code for the Apple App Store? Learn more inside about the keys to conquering the Android and Apple app market.

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Mobile App Development Books - 30% off at Barnes & Noble

Stephane Nakib

Now through April 9, 2014 you can get 30% off these iOS and Android programming books at select Barnes & Noble stores (175 stores in all!) and save up to 44% on the Nook editions. 

Find a location near you. 

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