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CloudsThe new way of the world for most web software development is the assembly of applications from cloud based APIs. Developers are saving loads of time by pulling in various cloud services and focusing their attention on the novel business logic of their solutions.

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Codementor logoIt’s a scenario all programmers are familiar with: you are coding alone, only to have something go awry and no one to ask for help. Codementor wants to prevent developers from going insane by providing an open marketplace where they can ask experts for one-on-one programming and design help. The site just launched in private beta and the first 100 TechCrunch readers to sign up through this link will receive a $10 credit.

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The mobile app ecosystem has seen explosive growth as consumers flock to app stores linked to their mobile platforms and devices. There’s plenty of money in the app economy: ABI Research predicts that mobile app revenue will reach $46 billion by 2016, up from about $8.5 billion in 2011.

But app markets are also becoming incredibly competitive. That means many companies and app developers invest in apps only to see them lost in the “swamp” — the murky, messy, and cluttered app markets.

From a consumer perspective, app markets are difficult to navigate. App… Continue reading