iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Google Emphasizing Site 'Mobile-Friendliness' Starting Next Week

Businesses can thrive or fail according to the whims of Google's site-ranking algorithms, and "mobile-friendliness" is about to become a more important factor in mobile search results, putting webmasters and mobile developers on high alert.

Startup Seeks To Smooth the Dev/Designer Relationship

Startup company Sympli today previewed a cloud-based tool to ease the often "tense" relationship between mobile developers and designers that can result from today's fast release cadences.

Open Source Compiler for Java to iOS Released

The first stable release (1.0) of the RoboVM ahead-of-time (AOT) compiler and runtime library for Java is now available.

Kendo UI HTML5 Framework Updated for Responsive Design

Telerik is enhancing its Kendo UI framework with a new set of features that address the growing demand for tools for responsive design.

WaveMaker Launches Intra-Enterprise DevPortal

WaveMaker launched a developer portal designed to "foster an API focus in the development of apps that can be repurposed and shared interdepartmentally within the enterprise."

Facebook Releases React Native for Building Native Mobile Apps in JavaScript

The highly anticipated React Native project from Facebook has been officially open sourced and released, possibly heralding a sea wave change in mobile UI app development practices.

Sencha Targets Web, Mobile with JavaScript

Web development tool vendor Sencha is the latest to target cross-platform app creation with one JavaScript code base.

Telerik Targets Cross-Platform Mobile with New NativeScript Project

Mobile development tool specialist Telerik opened up its NativeScript framework to public beta, offering an open source JavaScript-based approach for cross-platform coding across iOS, Android and Windows with one code base.

New Relic Extending APM to Mobile

Application Performance Management specialist is making its software analytics platform available to mobile app developers via a new, embeddable SDK

Mobile Developers Get Peek at Windows 10, Universal Apps

Forget mobile devices -- now it's all about the "mobile experience" in the Windows developer ecosystem, according to a preview of Windows 10 and Universal Apps delivered at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Report Blasts Mobile Devs for Ignoring Known Security Flaws

Mobile app developers failed to fix Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) vulnerabilities that were identified some five months ago, McAfee Labs said in its latest threat report.

Survey: Enterprise Devs Enjoy Mobile App 'Gold Rush'

It's all about enterprise apps in the mobile development arena these days, the latest study from VisionMobile Ltd. indicates.

Yahoo Debuts Developer Suite in Move to Mobile

In its voyage to becoming a "mobile-first company" under the direction of new CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! Inc. announced a new Mobile Developer Suite at an inaugural developer conference underway in San Francisco.

More No-Coding-Required Mobile Dev Tools Arrive

Mobile dev tools keep emerging to solve that pesky "coding is hard" problem.

Specialized Mobile Dev Platforms on Tap

Along with the explosion of mobile apps comes an explosion in mobile app development platforms, as evidenced by a new offering with an enterprise social twist and a company coming out of stealth with new funding and a design-centric approach using a variant of C#.

Twitter Seeks To Replace Passwords with Digits Phone Number Login

Amid its traveling road show to connect with mobile developers, Twitter Inc. unveiled a new Web login system based on mobile users' phone numbers to address problems with traditional password-based sign-in methods.

SDKs Emerge for Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone

Google's ambitious plan to provide cheap, customized smartphones for 6 billion people -- including the 5 billion without one -- is receiving increasing developer support with recent developer conferences and the emergence of SDKs.

MuleSoft Platform Adds Mobile Connectivity Features

MuleSoft Inc. this week upgraded its Anypoint Platform with new features to help developers connect apps with data and services through APIs.

Report: 'Mobile Strategist' Role Consolidating Mobile Dev Efforts

A new survey finds 75 percent of companies have created some kind of "mobile strategist" role to consolidate app development efforts as part of an overall enterprise mobility plan.

Twitter Starts Mobile Developer Road Show

Tomorrow developers from Twitter will pile into a bus and begin a U.S. traveling road show to evangelize the company's new Fabric, a suite of modular, cross-platform mobile development tools.

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