…knowledge on different topics like monetization, performance management, and APIs. Some countries, like Japan and, even had booths set up dedicated to app development in their individual countries.
our mobile app monitoring solution in 2013, things have definitely started picking up in the mobile …was excited to be a part of this, and talk to developers about their app performance management and monitoring needs. It was very clear that since we officially launched
…both for Japan and the United States. I'm still in charge of it for Japan but, thankfully, I have competent professional advisers for the US. Unfortunately, I did not get them hard numbers consistently enough for them to get me hard numbers by the end of the year, so it is likely that the below numbers will not match the "official" numbers I put on my tax returns. Treat these numbers as ballpark rather than audited financial figures.
The Year In Brief
…iTunes ; SoundCloud ). John moved to Japan in the 1980s to work at , which at that point had the most advanced manufacturing practices in the world. He took what he learned there back to the , first to work with auto plants as part of the GM-Toyota partnership, and then as the founder and president of the Lean Enterprise Institute.
Here'sat 12:20 describing the turnaround Lean Manufacturing methods were able to make at Nummi, a GM …
The Government of Fukuoka, Japan together with " Matz" Matsumoto would like to invite you to enter the following Ruby competition. If you have developed an interesting Ruby program, please be encouraged to apply.
Entry Deadline: November 29, 2013
Matz and a group of panelists will select the winners of the Fukuoka Competition. The grand prize for the Fukuoka Competition is 1 million …
"Good news #1: Perfectionism and detail-oriented culture
"Perfectionism and detail orientation inhibit adapting Lean Startup methodology in Japan, but they turn out to be strengths once people buy in. Once they buy in, entrepreneurs in Japan follow and execute Lean Startup exhaustively.
"I see exhaustive execution of Lean Startup methodology often in the mobile/internet …
The QR code was invented in Japan by a Toyota subsidiary company in 1994 to track vehicles through the manufacturing process. The code is composed of black dots arranged in a square pattern and can be encoded to include all sorts of information. Reading the code is simply a case of scanning it with one of the the many apps that can be downloaded for free on a smartphone or other mobile device.
In recent years QR codes have become more widely adopted and are now being used on everything …
…kind of look like engineers. Keith and I don't really look like engineers in Japan, but, be that as it may...
Keith : I would just say tech people.
Patrick : Right, tech people.
Keith : Anything that deals with technology, like that whole Internet thing.
Patrick : Right, that whole Internet thing. That whole Internet thing should cost $ 3,000 a month in Japan, for the fully loaded cost of an engineer [ Patrick notes : Hmm, a little low -- $ 4,000 fully …
Towards more efficient Ruby 2.1 . The beginning of his talk was quite funny. He made great atmosphere in the audience by making few jokes on behalf of matz while talking about the history of Ruby. I suggest you check his slides., core contributor from Japan, opened the second day of the conference. He gave a keynote on Ruby Garbage Collector
from Pivotal Labs had an interesting presentation on Architecting your app for success! …
…apps industry used to be primarily Flurry reports that China has outpaced the US in terms of smartphone and tablet users for both and iOS.based. But now markets in , Japan and are getting into the game. Mobile analytics firm
Flurry also reports that mobile apps users have doubled the amount of time they spend on their apps - from one hour a day in 2011 to two hours a day in 2013. Also, users focus their time on a small number of apps, usually …
…Write Baby Shoes - a very tiny GUI DSL
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