IntelliJ is an alternative development environment for Android

Most tutorials for new Android developers recommend using Eclipse for the IDE (integrated development environment).

Mozilla debuts Firefox OS dev phones

Mozilla has been coding and refining its mobile-specific Firefox OS for quite some time now.

US programmer outsources his own job to China

A US software developer reportedly outsourced his own job, hiring a Chinese firm to do it for a fifth of the salary.

Single developer behind Netflix outage

Amazon has given an explanation for the outage which brought down Netflix's streaming service on Christmas Eve, saying all it took was one absent-minded developer.

Apple kicks out developer for exposing security bug

Apple's booted security researcher Charlie Miller out of its iOS developer program for revealing a security flaw in iPhones and iPads.

Developer unlocks Windows Phone 7 emulator

An intrepid developer has managed to successfully unlock Microsoft's recently released Windows Phone 7 emulator.