iOS/Android/WP7 Development


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.

Inside a Mobile Game: Development, Revenue Numbers Shared

Eight developers and a year's work results in a mobile game that generates nearly $6 million in about nine months.

Telerik Platform Gets Cloud Mobile Development Updates

The Telerik Platform has been updated with more cloud mobile development features after a year on the market, new owner Progress Software announced yesterday.

Survey: IoT Development Gets Down to Business in 2015

Software development tools company Embarcadero Technologies Inc. today announced survey results that indicate 2015 will be a big year for developing business-related Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Android Overtakes iOS in Apps, Increases Developer Lead

Ever since Apple Inc. launched the smartphone craze, Google Inc. has been struggling to catch up in mobile apps, and it finally did in 2014, according to new data from appFigures.

No iOS App for EFF as it Blasts 'Outrageous' Apple Developer Agreement

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) blasted the "outrageous" and "onerous" Apple Developer Agreement in explaining why the civil liberties organization won't have an app on the Apple App Store.

Report: Mobile, Big Data Developers To Get Biggest 2015 Paycheck Hikes

Meet the new year, same as the old year -- at least in terms of what technology niches are most likely to see the largest salary increases for software developers.

Explosive Growth Seen in Connected Devices Development

Trade shows, jobs reports, developer surveys and industry analysts all point to connected device development for the Internet of Things as being one of the hottest niches in mobile development for the coming year.

New Syncfusion Release Adds Android, iOS Controls

Traditional Windows toolmaker Syncfusion has for the first time added Android and iOS controls to its flagship studio product.

WebRTC Is New Factor in Mobile, Web Development

It might be a bit early to proclaim 2015 the "Year of WebRTC," but the nascent Web Real-Time Communication technology seems to be gaining significant traction early on.

App Quality Stats Guide Mobile Developers

Applause has provided app quality stats for the health and fitness industry, one of the hottest areas of mobile development, to guide coders.

Struggling in Mobile, Microsoft Offers Dev Tips, Mulls Android Embrace

Microsoft, still struggling as a distant No. 3 in the mobile app OS wars, provided statistics about its Windows Phone Store app downloads and offered tips to developers to maximize success.

Android Coding Revamp Continues with Go Upgrade

From traditional coding with Java in the venerable Eclipse IDE, the new normal for Android app development may soon be programming with the young Go language in the brand-new Android Studio.

Survey Shows Mobile Developers Struggling with App UIs

A new survey shows problems with UI development cause project delays and cancelations and poor user adoption for apps that do get published.

Google: Android Studio 1.0 Release Replaces Eclipse IDE/Tools Plug-in

For months Google had warned Android developers that the official IDE for programming in Java against its popular mobile OS would eventually become its own Android Studio, supplanting the venerable Eclipse IDE and its Android Developer Tools (ADT) plug-in -- and that day came yesterday.

Mobile App Analytics Gains Developer Spotlight

Besides coding and monetization, a third key component of mobile app success has lately been gaining increasing attention in the development industry: analytics

AppGyver Says New Mobile HTML5 Framework Matches Native Performance

Mobile development tool maker AppGyver yesterday introduced a new framework called Supersonic that the company claims achieves the Holy Grail of advanced HTML5-based hybrid apps: performance parity with native apps.

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