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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.

New tools to help iPhone, Android developers build on Azure

Microsoft is releasing tools aimed at making it easier for developers to build iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 7 apps that use Windows Azure.

Couchbase offers NoSQL for iPhone

Couchbase has released a beta version of the CouchDB for the iPhone.

Microsoft looks to lure iPhone app developers to Windows Phone

An API mapping tool from Microsoft offers porting assistance in moving apps from iOS to the Windows Phone 7 mobile platform.

Adobe, Zend combine Flash and PHP development

Flash Builder 4.5 for PHP helps developers build apps for Web, desktop, and mobile systems, including Apple's iOS devices.

Microsoft readies Silverlight 5 beta

The proprietary multimedia plug-in platform and rival to HTML5 will offer 64-bit capabilities and digital rights management.

New Chameleon project helps developers port iOS apps to the Mac

The Iconfactory has released its open-source framework Chameleon, which helps developers port their iOS apps to the Mac.

Apple releases Xcode 4, puts it for sale on the App Store

Apple has released a new version of Xcode, the integrated development environment programmers use to create apps for OS X and iOS. The tool is available for free to registered developers, and for sale through the Mac App Store.