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Bare Bones releases TextWrangler 4.0

Many improvements from BBEdit 10 make their way into the app's free little brother with the release of TextWrangler 4.

How new Mac security measures will impact AppleScript

When sandboxing and Gatekeeper become de facto Mac standards, certain behaviors of automation technologies like AppleScript and Automator will change. Here's how.

Adobe donates Flex to Apache

In a move that appears to be another step away from its Flash platform, Adobe has submitted the code for its Flash-based Flex framework to the Apache Software Foundation to be managed as an independent project.

Apple announces iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour 2011

iOS developers looking to pick the brains of Apple experts, look no further: Apple will be holding full-day tech talks at nine cities around the world.

New Mac malware variant surfaces, poses as PDF

A recent blog post from security research firm F-Secure announces the discovery of another up-and-coming Trojan horse, which poses as a PDF file but secretly installs a backdoor app.

BBEdit 10 brings more than 100 enhancements

Bare Bones Software's BBEdit text editor has hit version 10.0, bringing with it more than 100 features, enhancements, and improvements.

Control iTunes from the command line with ViTunes

A plug-in for the Vim command-line text editor lets you control iTunes from the comfort of your keyboard.

Google unveils Swiffy Flash-to-HTML5 tool

Google on Tuesday unveiled Swiffy, a free tool for converting Flash content into iOS-friendly HTML5.

Hacker group warns Apple of phishing threat to iOS, Mac developers

Apple's website for Mac OS X, iPhone and iPad developers has a vulnerability that could lead to phishing attacks, according to YGN Ethical Hacker Group.

Your next job: Mobile app developer?

As market demand surges for apps to run on iOS and Android, companies are facing a dearth of mobile development talent. For IT professionals with programming skills, that gap represents a fresh opportunity to embark on a career makeover.

Adobe releases tools for creating mobile apps

Adobe has released an update to its Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 software to enable developers to build applications for iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook.

Adobe: Row with Apple over Flash is over

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has said that his company's row with Apple over the lack of Flash on the iOS platform is "over."

HTML5 isn't solving mobile dev issues yet

HTML5 will likely make mobile development easier but not for some time, a group of wireless experts said Monday.