iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Cisco Joins the Business-Oriented Mobile App Development Parade

Hardware and networking power Cisco Systems Inc. this week entered the software development arena as part of its new Enterprise Mobility Services Platform.

Adobe Announces PhoneGap Enterprise for Mobile Development

Adobe Systems Inc. announced PhoneGap Enterprise, a set of mobile app development tools positioned as just one part of a broader marketing initiative.

Google Announces .NET APIs, Android Apps for Wearables and More

Google this week announced a library of client APIs for the Microsoft .NET Framework, a developer preview for building Android apps for wearable devices and guidance on how to use management tools with the Google Compute Engine cloud service.

HP Focuses on Mobile, Cloud-Based App Development Testing

HP upgraded its application lifecycle management (ALM) products with a focus on performance testing from the cloud and mobile app testing.

Embarcadero Platform Aims at Native, Multi-Device App Development

Embarcadero Technologies today announced a new app development platform to help coders build native mobile apps targeting multiple devices with one codebase.

Parasoft API Testing Upgrade Addresses Mobile Move to REST/JSON

Recognizing that RESTful APIs are becoming the de facto standard for mobile app development, Parasoft announced that its API Testing tool has been upgraded to address that trend.

Xamarin Adds SAP Mobile to Cross-Platform Stable

Xamarin added support for the SAP Mobile Platform to its stable of cross-platform mobile app development tools.

Android Targeted by 97 Percent of Mobile Threats Last Year

A total of 804 new families or vulnerability variants discovered were targeted at Google's mobile OS platform during the second half of last year.

Open Source ZX Spreadsheet Offers Direct Functionality in Browsers

ZK Spreadsheet 3.0.1 comes with an overhauled API "for simpler usability to perform common user actions," the company says.

IBM Offers Watson Supercomputing Power to Develop Mobile Big Data Apps

IBM is offering the power of its Watson supercomputing platform to encourage mobile developers to build Big Data "cognitive computing" apps in a contest announced today.

Upcoming Crypto Software Aims To Protect Enterprise Java Apps

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based whiteCryption this week announced Cryptanium Code Protection for Java, designed to allow enterprise developers to harden Java-based mobile applications.

Facebook Launches Java APIs for Encrypted SD Storage

Dubbed "Conceal," the APIs are designed to encrypt large files on disk, initially for Android smartphones.

Study: Java- and Android-Based Attacks Increased in 2013

According to Cisco's Annual Security Report, Java flaws accounted for 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year.

IntelliJ IDEA 13 Adds Full Support for Java EE 7, Android Dev

JetBrains released the annual update of its flagship Java integrated development environment (IDE) this week.

Amazon Launches Free Analytics, A/B Testing for iOS and Android Devs

This week Amazon announced the release of Amazon Analytics Server as part of its free, beta Amazon Insights software development kit (SDK).

Windows Phone Preview for Devs Launched

Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.

Survey: Enterprise Mobile Dev Slowed by C-Level Concerns

Information technology executives are dragging their feet because of concerns about cost, complexity and security, a recent survey finds.

Salesforce.com Boosts Its Mobile Developer Tools, Adds Mono Support

Salesforce.com today released an upgrade of its recently launched enterprise mobile development platform with four new template packs, including a module that helps developers build apps that can better respond to intermittent connectivity.

Cross-Platform Mobile Dev Platform Icenium Goes Commercial, Gets Cloud Backend

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik last week released the first commercial version of Icenium.

Google Rolls out New IDE, APIs at Annual Developer Conference

Google kicked off its sixth annual developer conference in San Francisco today and announced a new Android-focused integrated development environment (IDE) and new set of location APIs.

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