Lego and Unity help you create mini games without writing any code

  • October 26, 2020
You probably aren’t about to write the next Lego Star Wars game by yourself, but you might come much closer than you think. Lego and Unity have teamed up on a new “Microgame” project that lets you create a short 3D game in under an hour without writi…

Google will no longer let developers charge for Chrome extensions

  • September 22, 2020
Google will soon discontinue paid extensions for its Chrome browser. The company had previously temporarily disabled the feature but now plans to make the change permanent, as spotted by 9to5Google. With the change, developers who want to charge user…

Apple’s App Store appeals process is now open for developers

  • August 31, 2020
As promised back at WWDC, Apple is now allowing developers to challenge App Store rules. Apps that are already on the App Store will no longer need to resolve guideline violations before Apple approves bug fixes — unless those violations are related…

Facebook sues man who sold fake Instagram likes

  • August 27, 2020
Facebook is once again taking the issue of fake Instagram likes to court. The company is suing a man who sold fake Instagram likes and comments as part of a “fake engagement service,” Facebook said in a statement. The service, called Nakrutka, “used…

Twitter’s new API for third-party apps is now live

  • August 12, 2020
After a security breach caused a delay, Twitter has launched its new API meant to improve third-party apps. Twitter’s API “has long taken a one-size-fits-all approach,” according to a post on the Twitter Developer Blog, but Twitter developers said th…

Google starts testing its replacement for third-party cookies

  • August 1, 2020
Google has taken one step closer to banishing third-party cookies from Chrome. The internet giant has started testing its trust tokens with developers, with promises that more would move to live tests “soon.” As before, the company hoped to phase out…

Apple releases Mac version of its developer app just before WWDC

  • June 19, 2020
WWDC 2020 is looming, and Apple wants to be sure developers can keep track of new developments even though they’re stuck at home. It just released a Mac version (first spotted by The Verge) of its normally iPhone- and iPad-focused Apple Developer app…