Tag: application software

Apps & OS

So, this Android app lets you do a fingerprint unlock with your smartphone’s rear cam

September 8, 2015

Via: itCurated

Is it the case that your smartphone lacks a fingerprint sensor, but you really wished to have one, either for serious use or just messing around in general? What do you know, it’s possible! Try Finger Print App Unlock, an […]


What A/B Testing Taught Us About App Store Optimization

August 20, 2015

Via: Anna Pratskevich

1.5 million apps in Apple’s App Store and another 1.5 million in Google’s Play store. That’s a lot of apps, and for a growing number of mobile users. An average user in the US will download only three new apps […]

Software & Applications

Docker Security Benchmark

May 8, 2015

Via: Chris Swan

Docker Inc have worked with the Center for Internet Security (CIS) to produce a benchmark document [pdf] containing numerous recommendations for the security of Docker deployments. The benchmark was announced in a blog post ‘Understanding Docker Security and Best Practices’ […]

Software & Applications

Google’s Go language is off to a great start, but still has work ahead

March 16, 2015

Via: itCurated

Go, a Google-developed open source language intended to focus on simplicity and efficiency, has been getting a lot of attention lately. Launched late in 2009, the statically typed language is perhaps best known for its use in the development of […]


Article: Cloud Security Auditing: Challenges and Emerging Approaches

March 9, 2015

Via: Jungwoo Ryoo, Syed Rizvi, William Aiken, John Kissell

IT security audits determine whether an information system and its maintainers meet both the legal expectations of customer data protection and the company’s standards of achieving financial success against various security threats. These goals are still relevant in the emerging […]

Software & Applications

Creating Mobile Native Apps in JavaScript with NativeScript

March 6, 2015

Via: Abel Avram

Telerik has opened for public access NativeScript, a framework for creating native cross-platform applications for Android, iOS and Windows Universal. NativeScript is not a new JavaScript flavor nor a wrapper around native functionality, but it includes a JavaScript runtime and […]

Software & Applications

Automating Style Guide-Driven Development

March 5, 2015

Via: Varya Stepanova & Juuso Backman

Style guides — especially living ones — are useful in many aspects of development and maintenance, so it’s little wonder that developing them has become a highly recommended and a popular practice. But even with the clear benefits, taking the […]