MonoTouch developer and book author Wallace McClure discusses the evolving arena of Mono-based application development for the iPhone.
Developers see more long-term potential for Android than iPhone, according to a survey of more than 2,300 developers of mobile device applications.
The first JavaOne Conference since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems may have been stuffed into the Hilton Hotel, a half mile from its usual Moscone Center environs, but it still managed to deliver some useful sessions, worthwhile keynotes and plenty of vendor announcements.
The "Facebook phone" rumors gained more credibility with a Bloomberg report that quoted "three people familiar with the matter" as saying that the social-networking behemoth is working on two phones, and that AT&T may be the carrier.
Verizon Wireless has opened up its own app store, V CAST Apps, to the Android crowd and is inviting developers to submit apps for inclusion.
Facebook says "No," but others are saying "Yes."
A Microsoft executive answered questions today about the company's Windows Phone 7 business strategy at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in San Francisco.
The final versions of the free Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools for building Silverlight and XNA applications are available for download—just weeks before the first devices are expected at retail.
Developers looking for the most popular category of smartphone applications need only think one word: games.
Apple has made significant changes to its iOS development guidelines, in addition to providing guidance to developers on how to give their apps the best chance of being accepted into its App Store.
Apple is set to release the first major update to iOS 4 -- the current operating system on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad -- sometime today.
Palm has unveiled the next generation of its mobile OS platform -- webOS 2.0 -- and made the SDK available via the SDK Early Access Program.
Microsoft today announced that its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system has been released to hardware manufacturing partners.
The wireless giant said it has signed an agreement to acquire Motally, a San Francisco-based provider of a mobile analytics software.
Can developers make money on mobile applications?
A recent application featuring Nazi themes was jack-booted off the Android Market, proving that, while still being much more open than Apple's AppStore, there is a limit to what can be published and promoted.
On Thursday, Oracle filed a lawsuit against Google, claiming that, in developing its Android mobile operating system, the Internet search giant infringed on seven patents associated with the Java Platform.
Android's rocket-like trajectory in the smartphone market continues, as it's muscled out the iPhone and moved into third place worldwide among smartphone OSes.
The U.S. Army found a way to fight the sluggishness of traditional software development that's slowed even further by legendary government bureaucracy: go Agile.
In a new survey, more than half f application developers say they don't have enough time to complete their work and nearly a third said testing is their top challenge.