How To Fix Google+ Integration In iOS Apps

A change in policy from Apple has caused problems for developers who want to integrate Google+ into their iOS apps. Here’s how to work around that.

Never Ever Work For A Company Seeking A 'Rockstar Developer'

Some career advice is so simple you can sum it up in a tweet.

The Crucial Skills Developers Need

There’s more to being an effective developer than simply learning to code. A recent Gartner report highlights some of the other skills you’ll need.

There's Developer Gold In Them Thar M2M Hills

We often point out that IT skills in big data and analytics offer a potentially lucrative career path. One segment where that’s becoming evident: machine-to-machine (M2M) systems.

Behind The App: The Story Of Zombies, Run!

Look out behind you — the zombie apocalypse is upon us! In today’s popular media you can encounter zombies at every turn, but one of the most innovative uses of the zombie trope came from an app. Zombies, Run! uses a zombie survival story as a motivator for exercise.

Steve Ballmer Wrote The BSOD, So Stop Slacking Off

Even when you’re the boss, it sometimes pays to muck in and make changes yourself.

Ask LH: Where Can I Find Beta Testers?

Dear Lifehacker, I am putting the finishing touches on an iOS game which I am hoping to release fairly soon. However, before I put it up on the iTunes App Store, I wanted to get a few more beta testers to check it out and provide some feedback to make sure I’m not missing anything. Other than friends and family, where can I find some decent beta testers to download and try out my iPhone game? Being an indie developer, obviously cost is an issue, so the lower the better.

Wyliodrin Programs The Raspberry Pi With A Drag-And-Drop Interface

If you prefer a visual coding interface rather than a text-based one, or you’re just getting started learning to code on the Raspberry Pi, you might want to try Wyliodrin, a free visual coding platform that runs in your browser. Wyliodrin looks and works quite like Scratch, highly recommended for both kids and beginner programmers. You drag and drop blocks to form your code.

Google Forms Themes Can Be Customised

Google Forms are a fast way to collect data from users when you don’t want to build an input form from scratch. A recent update means you can now use custom themes on those forms.

The Most Common Reasons Apple Rejects Developers From The App Store

A frequent complaint from developers is that Apple will reject apps from the App Store without providing a detailed explanation of why. A recent update to Apple’s developer site highlights the most common reasons for rejection — a lack of information about apps is at the top of the list.