"Social Networking" tag

Demystifying the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service

Mobile and Web app developers now have reason to cheer, with the evolution of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) model. This article takes you through its intricacies. Abbreviations like IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and…

Apps-developing

Need a Backend For Your App? Here’s Parse to the Rescue!

Discover Parse, which allows mobile app developers to forget about server maintenance and complex infrastructure, and instantly add push notifications, data storage and social integration to their apps. Read on… With the advent…

Let's communicate

Use XMPP to Create Your Own Google Talk Client

Instant communication is the essence of social networking and the Internet. The popular Google Talk, which uses XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol), made this Instant Messaging protocol prominent among open standards protocols….

WordPress time!

10 WordPress Plugins for Power Blogging

The power of WordPress lies in its many plugins, which can greatly enhance its functionality. Understanding the plugin infrastructure and equipping your WordPress site with them, gives you an edge by getting a…

SQL or No?

Up Close and Personal with NoSQL

Aimed at Web developers, DBAs, programmers, et al., this article covers the basic concepts about NoSQL databases, the different types and their features. When you think of choosing a database for your application…

Coding a Twitter app quickly

A Desktop Twitter Client in 15 Minutes

Twitter, the fun social-networking micro-blogging service, has taken the world by storm. Millions of “tweets” — real-time text messages of up to 140 characters — are posted daily, using several different client applications….

Will Social Media Junkies Flock Together with v2.5?

While a Web browser developed specifically to satisfy your social networking needs does sound exciting, will Flock 2.5, the latest browser developed with Firefox’s engine at the core, be able to make the cut? Let’s dive in and check how deep the water might be!

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