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  • Beautiful at Any Size: Mobile First Design and Development

    Beautiful at Any Size: Mobile First Design and Development

    When designing a website or web app, it’s essential to consider the screen of the person who is going to be using it – and nowadays that means it’s more likely to be a mobile screen. In 2014, 1.8 billion phones, 256 million tablets and 276 million PCs were shipped, meaning more phones were shipped in three months than there were PCs shipped all year. But mobile devices and PC’s don’t exist in their own worlds; users are increasingly switching between devices throughout the course of completing a task. A Google study on The New Multi-Screen World found that “90% [of users] use multiple screens sequentially to accomplish a task over time.”

    The new reality is that your website or web app needs to be designed to look good on any device, no matter the screen size.

    By CMS Report
    Posted May 28, 2015

  • Development of iOS and Android Enterprise Apps Possible with Liferay Screens

    Development of iOS and Android Enterprise Apps Possible with Liferay Screens

    Companies can create consistent and integrated experiences across web and mobile channels

    Liferay, Inc. announced the availability of Liferay Screens to help companies develop native apps for the iOS and Android platforms. Liferay is a leading provider of enterprise open source portal software products, servicing Fortune 500 companies worldwide. With Liferay Screens, organizations can easily extend the reach of their websites, portals, and intranets to mobile devices, and maintain a consistent experience for its users across all channels.

    In recent years, Liferay has focused efforts of providing companies the ability to save time and money by making it easier for mobile apps to reuse core data and services. Liferay Screens is part of Liferay’s larger push to provide a mobile platform for companies developing several native apps across business units. The platform also ensures that users encounter consistent data and processes—such as registration, login, activity history, or documents—regardless of which interfaces they use to interact with the company.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted May 26, 2015

  • SDL Unveils Next Gen Machine Translation Technology

    SDL (LSE: SDL) today introduced the next generation of machine translation technology – XMT, a core component of the Language pillar within SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud.

    By RealWire
    Posted May 13, 2015

  • concrete5's first big release of 2015: Version 5.7.4

    concrete5's first big release of 2015: Version 5.7.4

    Last week, Andrew Embler announced the availability of concrete5 5.7.4. In his announcement, Andrew stated that this is so far concrete5's biggest release in 2015 and also the biggest release since launching 5.7 last year. concrete5 is free and open source under the MIT software license. 

    Update: After this article was published, concrete5 released 5.7.4.1. According to Andrew Embler, concrete5 5.7.4.1 fixes a number of "important bugs in 5.7.4, including broken dialogs on Windows servers and an inability to edit your site while asset caching is enabled". 

     
    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted May 11, 2015

  • It's all about WordPress 4.2 and 4.2.1

    It's all about WordPress 4.2 and 4.2.1

    Last week, when WordPress announced that Version 4.2 was available, I planned to take my time upgrading my site. Then word came that WordPress 4.2.1 was made available. Sure enough, WordPress has provided a critical security release for all previous versions of their CMS and the developers were strongly encouraging WordPress users to update their sites immediately. Apparently, the WordPress team were made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability which could enable commenters to compromise a site. 

    The good news is that updating your WordPress site to 4.2.1 also gets you all the brand new features found in the just just-released WordPress 4.2. WordPress is branding this major version upgrade as the one to help you communicate and share, globally.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted April 29, 2015

  • The Google Mobile Friendly Update: Get Your Site Up To Scratch

    The Google Mobile Friendly Update: Get Your Site Up To Scratch

    The "Google Mobile Friendly Update" was launched on April 21st 2015. The update is designed to address the fact that more and more people are browsing and searching on the web from their mobile devices.

    By Mik Dunne
    Posted April 27, 2015

  • Jahia advocates for an ethical Web Experience Management

    Jahia advocates for an ethical Web Experience Management

    Jahia is aiming at launching a community project at the Apache Foundation, whose mission it is to provide software for the public good. One of the Apache Foundation many strengths in this respect is to provide a license that is both business-friendly and open to any development community. Thus this project would allow all software vendors, brands, organizations and communities to use an open, agreed upon and community-enriched engine to collect and share user context data. 

    By CMS Report
    Posted April 22, 2015

  • Uncle Sam Wants You To Update Your WordPress Plugins

    Uncle Sam Wants You To Update Your WordPress Plugins

    In times of war, you may be asked what you can do for your country. In modern times, your country may be asking you to do your part by updating your WordPress plugins.

    The United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), through the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), issued a public service announcement last week recommending website administrators to update their Wordpress sites. More specifically, the bureau wants you to update your third-party WordPress plugins.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted April 15, 2015

  • 5 features of a modern CMS

    5 features of a modern CMS

    How are CMS vendors responding to the contemporary needs of the market to create a content-centric and context-relevant experience for their users?

    By Bojana Sekeljic
    Posted April 08, 2015

  • Embarcadero Delivers Major New Release with RAD Studio XE8

    Enables Delphi/Object Pascal and C++ developers to extend existing Windows applications into solutions for mobile, cloud, and the Internet of Things

    Maidenhead, U.K. - April 7, 2015 - Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today released Embarcadero® RAD Studio XE8, the connected app platform for Windows and beyond. This major new release of RAD Studio enables Delphi/Object Pascal and C++ developers to leverage their Windows VCL applications and build expanded, innovative solutions for mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT).

    By RealWire
    Posted April 07, 2015

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