AT&T Developer Program Newsletter, Dec 2011
This morning we sent out our monthly AT&T Developer Program News for December 2011.
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It has been a great year, with so much going on, many great new programs, and a lot of new information to take in. What are some of the most interesting stories? We made a list of the 2011 highlights for you to check out:
- Accessible Apps for Mature and Disabled Communities: Learn about opportunities to reach new markets and improve people’s lives.
- Monetize Your App: Find some guidelines to help you set a strategy that will work for you.
- HTML5 Cross-Platform Tools: HTML5 Cross-Platform mobile application development solutions can enable mobile app developers to create “write once, run anywhere” applications that target handsets as well as tablets and in some cases even desktops.
- AT&T UI Elements for HTML5: AT&T provides free documentation, code snippets, and art specifically for HTML5.
- Best Practices for Building Efficient Apps: These easily implemented tips can help improve the performance of your app on all carriers. With them, you can increase app responsiveness, improve the efficiency of app code, enhance device battery utilization, and you may even get more positive user reviews for your apps.
Don’t Miss the 2012 AT&T Developer Summit, January 8-9: Las Vegas, NV
You won’t want to miss this year’s event, which is packed with valuable information about emerging technologies, demos, and networking opportunities with the industry’s top professionals and experts.
Take a Deep Dive into Building Efficient Apps
We’ve expanded our Best Practices for Building Efficient Apps section to include “Deep Dive” content that goes into more depth about the topics to help you build apps that perform well on the network and do not drain precious battery life.
Access AT&T Network APIs by Joining the HTML5 Beta Program Today
The AT&T HTML5 Beta Program provides developers with early access to our new payment, messaging, location, and device APIs, enabling AT&T in-app carrier billing, SMS and MMS messaging, and terminal location directly from your HTML5 or native application.
AT&T Platform as a Service (PaaS)
AT&T is the only telecommunications service provider to offer truly enterprise-grade Platform as a Service capabilities in the U.S. Learn 4 ways to benefit from using PaaS.
Submit Your Windows Phone Game for the Chance to Win Cool Prizes
Tell the Windows Phone folks about your published Windows Phone game for the opportunity to win a gaming laptop or Xbox LIVE.
Take the Cross-Platform Developer Tools Survey
The survey examines how developers rate more than 20 cross-platform tools, plus it tracks the developer experience and perceptions in the cross-platform market space.
Managing Multiple Connections
This month we present best practice recommendations for managing multiple wireless connections in order to achieve greater application speed and efficiency.
Developer University at CES, January 12: Las Vegas, NV
Developer University at CES is a unique event brought to you by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) where developers can go to one place to learn about the latest developer programs directly from multiple company representatives. You can hear from AT&T staff on a variety of topics during this event.
All of our webcasts are free. Attendees can enter into a random drawing for a free AT&T Smartphone. The winner will be notified via e-mail after each webcast.
A New Toolbox for Building Apps with APIs: Introducing the AT&T API Platform
Thursday, January 19, 10–11 AM Pacific Time
Join us for this free webcast to learn how the new AT&T API platform and tools can help you design, build, and monetize your mobile apps.
How to Optimize Your Mobile App
Thursday, January 26, 10–11 AM Pacific Time
In this free webcast you’ll learn about a new tool from AT&T that gives you insight into how your application interacts with the device and the mobile network.
- HTC Titan (PI39100)
- HTC Vivid (PH39100)
Pantech Pocket (P9060)
- RIM BlackBerry Curve (9360)
- Samsung Captivate Glide (i927)
- Samsung DoubleTime (i857)
- Samsung Focus Flash (i677)
- Samsung Focus S (i937)
- Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket (i727)