Is the Holy Grail of cross-platform code-sharing for iOS and Android mobile apps attainable? Dropbox doesn't think so -- at least not with C++.
New research indicates that even though mobile developers may follow security best practices in their projects, their apps may be contacting cloud-based backend platforms that can introduce vulnerabilities without their knowledge.
Low-code development tools, having grown and matured during a time of increased enterprise app demand and a programming skills shortage, will be used for most application development by 2024, research firm Gartner Inc. predicts.
SCADE, described as a next-generation mobile application development platform that allows Apple's open source Swift programming language to be used for Android apps in addition to iOS, now supports Swift 5 thanks to an update.
The Amazon cloud is continuing its mission "to put machine learning in the hands of every developer" with new functionality for AWS Amplify, a back-end development framework for mobile and Web apps.
In an Ask Me Anything event on the programming section of the Reddit site, Android engineers who held online court to answer all questions indicated that Project Marble, an Android Studio improvement program, will be ending soon.
With memory-safety bugs continuing to haunt developers of all types -- especially those using C++ -- Google will borrow from Arm's memory tagging scheme to harden its Android mobile platform development.
Secure-D has unveiled a free mobile malware center that lets developers and others see suspicious Android apps.
Reflecting an industry trend, low-code specialist Mendix announced a new release designed both for the traditional target audience -- "ordinary business users" or "citizen developers" -- and professional developers.
With the infiltration of new technologies in the mobile app development space, Gartner Inc. has renamed its former mobile-centric series of research reports to "multiexperience," and the first such offering shows familiar low-code vendors leading the pack.
Flutter, Google's open source, cross-platform mobile UI framework, has been updated to version 1.7, sporting support for AndroidX, enhanced Android App Bundles functionality and more.
With Android Q developer APIs already finalized, a new Beta 5 release is nailing down system behaviors in advance of final release coming this quarter.
A company called Mesmer has emerged from stealth mode with Intel-backed funding and a plan to relieve mobile app developers from the drudgery of customer experience software testing, putting AI-powered bots to the task.
Persistent mobile app development security issues -- in an age of unrelenting demand for more enterprise mobile apps -- can now be addressed with a cloud-based, upload-and-protect service.
Microsoft engineers are detailing their approach to Android development in a series of blog posts, with the first installment pointing to a decidedly independent, polyglot approach from different teams spread across the world.
Kotlin is continuing its "meteoric" rise in the software development world, with recent research providing new insights into its increasing popularity.
Forrester Research published a new report on low-code platforms for business developers, ranking 12 vendors on enterprise application development and delivery (AD&D) criteria.
By many accounts, Apple's new SwiftUI development framework was the hit of the company's big developer conference earlier this month, and the new Xcode 11 Beta 2 can help coders put it through its paces with new functionality.