Category: Application Resource Optimizer



How secure is your e-mail password?

by Doug Sillars   Posted on 03.15.2017 02:07 PM
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e-mail securityThere has been a lot of reports in the news during the last few months about politicians allegedly using non-secure/non-governmental e-mail servers, including concerns about hackers obtaining sensitive information. See how you can use AT&T Video Optimizer to check the security level of your e-mail password.

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What you need to know about Adaptive Bitrate Video Streaming

by Bill Weir   Posted on 03.08.2017 03:45 PM
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Video-Optimizer-ABSVideo is some of the fastest growing content on mobile networks and the appetite for video only gets bigger. However, streaming video is complicated and if done poorly, it usually leads to a bad user experience. Learn about how ABS can help improve it.

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What?s new in Application Resource Optimizer 6.0

by Doug Sillars   Posted on 02.14.2017 11:14 AM
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We just released Application Resource Optimizer 6.0 with a ton of new features including a way to test streaming video. See what’s new in the latest version.

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AT&T Application Resource Optimizer (ARO) is now Video Optimizer

by Doug Sillars   Posted on 02.14.2017 09:38 AM
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ATT-video-optimizer-booth-2017-summitAT&T Application Resource Optimizer (ARO) rebranded as Video Optimizer. We?re providing the same functionality found in ARO, but are also adding features to help you test and optimize video streaming.

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AT&T Application Resource Optimizer (ARO) at Android BBQ

by Andrea Morton   Posted on 11.17.2016 11:43 AM
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On October 21st & 22nd, the 2016 Big Android BBQ (BABBQ) was held in Hurst, Texas. The annual event is a way for developers and enthusiasts can come together to share information, make connections, and have some fun. Learn more about the topics covered from Pete Rembiszewski, AT&T Principal Product Engineer – APIs, who spoke at the event.

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Presidential campaign 2016: Who has the faster, more secure Android app?

by Doug Sillars   Posted on 10.19.2016 02:01 PM
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presidential candidate mobile app iconsWe are in the midst of a highly-contested 2016 presidential race here in the U.S. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are drumming up support for their cause in any way they can, and everywhere they go, smartphones follow. Both campaigns have mobile apps: Hillary 2016 and America First. My team at AT&T has built the Application Resource Optimizer (ARO), a free tool for testing your application for data usage, battery drain, and other performance issues. With this in mind, I thought it might be a fun exercise to look at how the apps of the top presidential candidates behave, and if there is room for improvement.

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Get improved video capture with ARO 5.1 updates

by Andrea Morton   Posted on 09.22.2016 05:13 PM
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helmet camWe are extremely excited to announce the release of the Application Resource Optimizer (ARO) version 5.1. ARO 5.1 has a number of great new innovations and tools that will make understanding your mobile application?s performance easier.

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HTTP vs. HTTPs Best Practices

by Andrea Morton   Posted on 09.19.2016 02:44 PM
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HTTP is the framework that the web (and networked mobile apps) is built on. Nearly every file delivered on the web and in mobile applications uses HTTP for the transport. However, data sent via HTTP is not sent securely, meaning that if it is intercepted, it can be read by anyone. This best practice looks at the benefits of using HTTPS, a highly-secure version of HTTP, to help prevent intercepted data from being read.

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Sneak peek at ARO 5.0 Beta: New APIs, the latest platforms, and more unbelievable speed optimizations

by Andrea Morton   Posted on 12.09.2015 03:36 PM
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aro-icon-6.pngThe ARO team has been working hard to release the 5.0 Beta version of the AT&T Application Resource Optimizer (ARO). Get a preview of what to expect in the next version.

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Presentations, videos, and insights from O?Reilly?s Velocity Conference and ěredev

by Andrea Morton   Posted on 12.04.2015 05:38 PM
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oredev.jpgAt the end of October, Doug Sillars traveled to Amsterdam to present at O?Reilly?s Velocity Conference. While in “neighborhood”, he also spoke at the ěredev Conference in Malmo, Sweden. See what he learned at both of these developer oriented gatherings.

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