Microsoft yesterday released an API mapping tool for Android developers.
Apple took the wraps off of two huge initiatives at its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, both with major implications for its developers.
According to a new study, developers writing apps for Android devices face an uphill climb to make money from their efforts despite the platform's unparalleled growth.
Lodsys, a patent holder that has threatened iOS developers with legal action for "infringing" on its patent, may have expanded its targets to include Android developers.
Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest mobile carrier, finally has a Windows Phone 7 smartphone to offer the public.
Scheduled to be available to consumers this fall, Windows is kicking off the march to 'Mango' with the release of the toolkit for developers today.
Apple has weighed in on the recent dispute between its developers and a company charging patent infringement -- and come down firmly on the side of developers.
Smartphone growth continues its meteoric rise globally, with Google's Android operating system outshining all competitors, according to a new study by Gartner.
In a move that could have implications for the entire mobile development community, developers of apps for Apple's iOS mobile platform are being accused of patent violation and ordered to pay up.
Miguel de Icaza, the original leader of the Mono Project, an open source implementation of the .NET Framework based on C# and the Common Language Runtime (CLR), has launched a new startup company called Xamarin.
Google announced the release of App Engine 1.5.0 at its annual I/O conference, underway this week in San Francisco.
The Android OS, which recently vaulted into the No. 1 spot in terms of smartphone sales, is poised to reach another milestone in August: the mobile platform with the greatest number of available apps.
Code named "Mango," Microsoft's next major Windows Phone 7 update is scheduled for this fall, while developers may be getting Mango tools on May 24.
Microsoft last week announced a new service for mobile developers that helps developers port their Apple iOS applications to the Windows Phone 7 platform.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an organization that develops and promotes standards for geospatial content and services, this week approved the 3.0 version of its GeoAPI Interface Standard.
Has some of the bloom come off the Android rose? That's what a new survey of developers may be showing.
Android smartphones continue to explode in popularity. So it's no surprise that the main driver of smartphones -- the apps that run on them -- should be similarly skyrocketing in usage.
Microsoft Wednesday announced plans to release a major tools update next month for the upcoming "Mango" platform, slated for existing Windows Phones and future later this year.
Yesterday Novell released the production version of Mono for Google's mobile OS, a set of tools and plug-ins that allow .NET developers to write applications for Android-based devices.
Gorilla Logic this week announced a new version of its free, open source FoneMonkey testing tool for iOS applications.