Friday Talk: GoodBarber for developers?

Written by on Friday, May 3rd 2013

We always say that GoodBarber is for non-developers.

But did you know that if you have coding skills you can develop your own plugin? GoodBarber has 3 types of APIs: Plugin, Content & Settings.

Listen to Jerome & Laurent, they tell you everything about that.

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Showcase: TheAfricaReport.com

Written by on Thursday, May 2nd 2013

Discover a great app this week: TheAfricaReport.com for iPhone.

Look at this showcase at go to download it :)

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #921

Written by on Tuesday, April 30th 2013

Starting from this week, we'll publish 3 differents changelogs each Tuesday: iOS, Android & backend.
 
The backend changelog summarizes the week's changes, that you can already see.
 
For iOS and Android changelogs, as usual, don't forget to re-build your app to apply the corrections :)

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Friday Talk: How to monetize your app

Written by on Friday, April 26th 2013

This week, Jerome & Laurent are presenting GoodBarber's monetization features.

You'll know everything about ads in GoodBarber: internal ads, external networks and strategy!

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Showcase : Gizmodo France

Written by on Friday, April 26th 2013

We love what the NetMedia Europe team has done using GoodBarber for its app Gizmodo France on iPhone!

Look at this showcase, and go to download it :)

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How to set up correctly the sharing options in your Android app

Written by on Thursday, April 25th 2013

Many of you have enabled the social sharing options into your apps, and you're right! It's a very good way to encourage your users to spread the word about your app and your content.

Since last week, the Android beta is opened on GoodBarber. You probably noted that new options have appeared in your backend: in expert mode, you can now upload a specific icon and a specific splash screen for your Android app.

In order to set up properly the sharing options in your app, you need to set up a new parameter in the Facebook and Twitter apps you have already created.

Here is a little summary of the modifications you have to apply to your social apps if you have already created them.

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #871

Written by on Tuesday, April 23rd 2013

Thanks to all your feedbacks, here is the first Tuesday update of the Android engine.
All the team has been working hard on Android this week. Next Tuesday we'll update both engines :)
 
So here is the changelog for this Tuesday update, for Android only:
 
- Bookmarks sections are now enabled
- Custom sections are now enabled
- GoodBarber statistics are now enabled
- Bug fix: Images are now displayed correctly in the header
- Bug fix: The template 6 in Article sections doesn't crash anymore
- Bug fix: The opacity is now correct on all the toolbar buttons
- Bug fix: Events dates are now correctly formatted
- Bug fix: The first category filter of a section is now automatically selected
- Bug fix: The Facebook login is now working correctly
 
Don't forget to re-build your app to apply these changes :)
 
You'll also have some work to setup properly your Facebook & Twitter apps now that your app is running on Android. Stay tuned, we'll post the process to follow soon.

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GoodBarber for Android. Now open in beta

Written by on Wednesday, April 17th 2013

Time has come to create Beautiful Apps for Android !

Today, we are very happy to open GoodBarber for Android. Thanks everyone for your kind messages to encourage us during the final stretch. The team worked very hard to finish the Beautiful Apps Engine for Android as quick as possible.

From now on, you can enjoy on your Android device almost all the features of GoodBarber. There is still work to be done. This is the reason why we say this is a beta. But you’ll see, the result is already fantastic!

If you want, you can even submit your app on Google Play. If you do so, take the time to review your app before publishing. Hey, it’s a beta ;)

Last thing, remember that every Tuesday, we update GoodBarber with new features. You’ll be able to publish a new version of your app on Google Play, in order to make it even more beautiful ;)

Now, go to your backend and have fun !
(or test for free if you're not already a GoodBarber)
 

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #791

Written by on Tuesday, April 16th 2013

Today, everyone is working hard in the GoodBarber team to open the beta for Android. If everything goes fine, you'll be able to test your app on your Android device tomorrow!

So, this week the changelog for iPhone is a bit short, but you can understand why :)

Changelog for this Tuesday update, for iPhone:

- There is now a relaese to load more feature in the comments pages
- It's now possible to use the token [COMMENTS] and [NBCOMMENTS] in the lists subtitles (Settings API)
- The headers of Events sections show now the day of the week
- Bug fix: the Events sections handle now correctly the absence of thumb
- Bug fix: the Search Bar appears now correctly when a Circle Band categories template is set
- Bug fix: the app doesn't crash anymore at launch when there is no connection
- Bug fix: the app doesn't crash anymore when sharing the app in the Settings section

Don't forget to rebuild your app to apply these changes… and prepare yourself to build your Android app!

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Friday talk: Android is almost ready

Written by on Friday, April 12th 2013

We are almost ready to open the Android beta.

More info in this Friday talk. Next week is going to be a very exiting week !

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