Samsung Wooing Bada Developers With Cash, Free Tools, Devices And App Certification

I attended a Samsung Bada Developer Day in San Francisco yesterday. The event, part of a 35 city world tour, was a sold out full house with over 200 attendees. bada (Korean for “ocean”) is Samsung’s new smartphone platform. Native bada development is done in C++.  The bada IDE for native app development is Eclipse based and is currently Windows only with Apple OS X coming soon.  It includes an emulator  and supports on device debuggging.  The SDK ships with … Continue reading

CTIA: Day One

I’m at CTIA in San Francisco today.  Just attended the keynote and Yahoo press conference. Yahoo made a couple of big announcements at the keynote today. OneConnect is live, only on the iPhone so far, but Java, S60 and Windows Mobile support is coming by year end. The Blueprint widget platform has been extended with runtimes that support creating stand alone mobile applications and mobile websites using the same Blueprint markup language as Yahoo Mobile widgets. The apps are free standing.  … Continue reading