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Philips launching app controlled ‘hue personal wireless lighting’ bulbs at Apple Stores tomorrow

Philips announced today that it would launch what it called “the world’s smartest LED bulb” <i>exclusively</i> at Apple stores starting tomorrow. The bulbs themselves work like any standard light bulb, but they use a bridge plugged into your router to allow you to personalize lighting settings and timers. …

New Esri Open Source Javascript Projects: Esri-Leaflet, Geoservices.js, Terraformer, Pushlet

Part of our work at Esri is to build open-source projects that support people building fun and new mapping applications. We are happy to announce …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Getting Creative With the Google Maps API

You’ve designed a shiny new website; carefully selecting the colors, typography and photographs to perfectly reflect the company's branding. Then …

Maps

Topographic maps illustrate where Twitter's bird flies highest

Not every Twitter user geotags their musings, but there are enough who do to generate some very insightful data. On its blog today, Twitter shared images from Data Visualization Scientist Nicolas Belmonte, who created topographic maps visualizing the density of geotagged tweets. The result is …

Stockholm 2070

Genom att titta omkring oss kan vi sikta framåt. Vi tror att vi vet vissa saker. Andra saker kan vi anta.<p>Vi är medvetna om att vårt klimat kommer att …

markers plugin v2.0

Colorful iconic & retina-proof markers for Leaflet, based on the Glyphicons / Font-Awesome icons<p>Version 2.0 of Leaflet.awesome-markers is tested with:<p>…

Web Development

Best Free iPad App of the Week: NASA Earth As Art

Great apps and a huge selection of great apps are a big part of what makes the iPad such an amazing device. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of – from serious productivity to pure entertainment. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad. Our Best …

DotNetJalps

Recently, I have been working the lot with Node.js and TypeScript. And I absolutely love TypeScript due to its features. I was actually looking for a …

There’s a map for that

Not long ago, we began rendering 3D models on GitHub. Today we’re excited to announce the latest addition to the visualization family - geographic …

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Coastlines

Twitter’s Mobile Crash Reporting Tool Crashlytics Arrives On Android

As promised at the time of its acquisition by Twitter, mobile crash reporting tool Crashlytics has not stopped development. In February, it opened up its enterprise features to all for free, and today the company released the long-awaited solution for Android devices with the launch of the Android …

National Geographic City Guides – Points of interest

<b>MapBox:</b> Tell us about the app and why you made it.<p><b>Cooke:</b> The app essentially provides travel planning content and utility features for four of the …

Data Visualization

Philips updates ‘Hue’ app with geofencing, recurring schedules & visual cues for weather, email, social media, more

Philips today launched a big update to the Hue app that provides users with control over their network connected Philips Hue lighting system which the company began selling exclusively through Apple Stores last year. Version 1.1 of the app adds a ton of new features including Geofencing to trigger …

Philips updates Hue App with recurring schedules and more

We have talked about the Philips Hue LED lighting system several times over the last year or so, in fact we reviewed the system late last year. The …