Famigo on the Value of Coding Education

“Mobile web is our Wild West; it’s our frontier,” says Matt McDonnell of Famigo. Today’s children are experiencing a very different Internet than the children of the last few decades. With the ongoing evolution of the Internet, having working knowledge of how devices function may help children be prepared for a more connected world.

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Developing for Good: Kids Who Code

In December of 2014, a four year old girl submitted a change to the Linux kernel that was actually accepted into the code. Although it’s easy to get caught up in struggles within the app ecosystem and obstacles faced by developers, this bit of news left the Application Developers Alliance inspired to discuss and contribute to the overall positivity computer programming can bring to individual developers and families alike.

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What's in The DNA of Successful Apps: Part III

Your app has a solid, engaging design, and you’ve prepared yourself for any legal requirements that may arise… Now what? Is it time to finally release your app? Not quite! The DNA of Successful Media & Entertainment Apps wouldn’t be complete without a business strategy. With the final infographic in our Media and Entertainment Working Group’s series, developers will grasp the importance of pricing plans, as well as pre- and post-launch marketing campaigns.

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What's in The DNA of Successful Apps: Part II

The first installment of our Media and Entertainment Working Group’s series, The DNA of Successful Media & Entertainment Apps, provided developers with an understanding of the variables that contribute to an engaging design. However, the work doesn’t stop once the app is created. Before placing an app in the appropriate marketplaces, developers must first understand the legal requirements, including trademarks and privacy policies. 

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