iOS/Android/WP7 Development


RESTful API Spans NoSQL and SQL Big Data Calls

As the SQL and NoSQL worlds continue to converge in the pursuit of comprehensive Big Data analytics solutions, a Silicon Valley start-up wants to provide a bridge between the two with RESTful APIs.

Pivotal Integrates Mobile Development Services with Cloud Platform

Pivotal Software Inc. is continuing to expand its offerings, most recently jumping into the enterprise mobile app development arena with the announcement of Pivotal CF Mobile Services on the back-end.

New 64-bit iOS and Mac Support Comes with Xamarin Unified API

It's been a busy week for cross-platform development tool maker Xamarin Inc., highlighted by a new Unified API stemming from more than a year's work to bring 64-bit application support to its iOS and Mac offerings and simplify code sharing between the two.

Apple's Swift Programming Language Promoted by Topcoder Crowdsourcing Platform

Cloud services provider Appirio is employing its topcoder crowdsourcing platform to speed up the development of applications built for iPhones, iPads, and Macs using Apple's new Swift programming language.

Analysts Say Mobile App Development Requires New Strategy, Techniques

Analysts from major research firms Gartner Inc. and IDC have recently emphasized that mobile app developers have to think differently from traditional practices -- or else.

Windows Phone Developers Can Now Respond to User Reviews of Their Apps

After a four-month pilot program, Microsoft this week rolled out functionality on its Dev Center that lets Windows Phone developers respond to user reviews of their mobile offerings posted on the app store.

Mobile Survey: Native Development, Back End Take Most Time

A new survey shows mobile app developers spend most of their time building native apps and that back-end coding takes up far more time than building the front-end UI.

Survey: Most Mobile App Developers Below 'Poverty Line'

It's really tough to make money building mobile apps, VisionMobile Ltd. revealed in its latest developer economics survey.

Appcelerator Goes Native, Simplifies Back-End Coding

Appcelerator Inc. upgraded its cross-platform mobile development platform with improved support for native SDKs and simplified coding for hooking up to databases and other back-end services.

More Mobile Big Data Analytics Coming with Apple-IBM Deal

In yesterday's joint statement announcing the new partnership between Apple and IBM, the companies specifically emphasized the promise of "bringing IBM's Big Data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad."

Apple Launches Swift Blog as New Language Gains Traction

Apple Inc. on Friday launched a blog for its new Swift programming language, amid signs it's gaining traction in the iOS and Mac OS developer communities.

Amazon Unveils New Mobile SDK and Services

Company continues full-court press to attract mobile developers at New York conference with introduction of new SDK along with data management and analytics services.

Microsoft Partners with Perfecto Mobile for Visual Studio App Testing

Microsoft and Perfecto Mobile strengthen their partnership, offering new mobile app testing features for Visual Studio and Microsoft Azure users.

New Oracle Framework Targets Cross-Platform Mobile Developers

Oracle Corp. yesterday unveiled a new Mobile Application Framework to simplify cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets.

Google Simplifies Mobile Back-End Development

Google Inc. today announced new features to help Android developers connect their mobile apps to a cloud-based back-end platform.

Up To $15,000 in Incentives Offered To Amazon Fire Smartphone Developers

Amazon.com Inc. is offering up to 1.5 million in Amazon Coins to developers who build qualifying apps optimized for the company's new Fire smartphone.

Appmethod Targets C++ Android Developers in New Release

The Embarcadero Technologies cross-platform mobile development tool gets C++ support in addition to Object Pascal.

Amazon Woos Mobile Developers Ahead of Smartphone Launch

Just before the expected launch of an Amazon smartphone, the company sought to attract mobile developers to its platform by reporting strong Appstore growth and app monetization opportunities.

After Policy Change, Bitcoin Apps Back in Apple Store

After Apple Inc. reversed its App Store ban on virtual currency functionality, the first bitcoin-based iOS wallet app is on the market.

Salesforce.com Hopes Wear Is a Fit for Mobile Developers

Company targets wearable devices with new developer pack, claiming industry first.

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