ShowStoppers’ offer!


ShowStoppers is the #1 mobile and wireless press showcase event –at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and at CTIA in Las Vegas. ShowStoppers is offering a 20% discount on the price of a demo station to the WIP community that has not previously exhibited at a ShowStoppers event. There will be special signage to the WIP community and identity App developers at the event! Shake hands with hundreds of qualified journalists in just hours. Demo your products and services. Generate coverage with the media. To take advantage of this great offer, please contact Dave Leon (dave at showstoppers dot com) and mention the “WIP” offer. Space is limited so act fast! … Continued

Developer Economics


Which IoT platforms are competing with Apple and Google? Which are the most popular cloud APIs? Does mobile, IoT or cloud development pay better? These are just some of the questions that our friends at VisionMobile tackle in their latest Developer Economics research. Take their 10-minute National Trends survey and help  piece together 2015’s hottest developer trend: Participants can win awesome prizes like an MS Surface 3, Lumia 635, iPhone 6s, Parrot AR Drone 2.0, Blackberry Passport, as well as one of 200 Amazon vouchers! In addition to prizes, survey participants will also get the chance to see a) how they compare to other developers from their country/region and b) … Continued

Derrick Staten from Branch Metrics


What is the best part of being a developer? Being a developer has two “best parts”. First is on the individual level: creating new things and troubleshooting problems are inherently rewarding processes to be involved in, and this is the everyday work of a developer. Second, on the macro level, it’s quite rewarding as well. Namely, your individual efforts can impact millions of users depending on how widely used your creations are. Creating software is one of the easiest ways to touch millions of people. What did you do yesterday? Yesterday I spent part of the morning helping on customer support, or helping developers who use our SDK. I also finished … Continued