iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Android Studio Updated to Handle New Dev Tools, OS Features

The Android team released Android Studio 3.2 (beta) to accommodate several new dev tools and OS features announced at the recent Google I/O conference.

Report: Unsecured Firebase Mobile Databases Leaking Enterprise Data

Cloud developers still aren't securing their data stores, a new report claims, resulting in the exposure of private enterprise information stored in Firebase, Google's mobile back-end platform.

Google Ships Flutter SDK Release Preview for Native iOS, Android Apps

Google has shipped the first release preview of its open source Flutter SDK, which uses the company's Dart programming language to build native iOS and Android mobile apps.

AI Assists Mendix Low-Code Tool for Enterprise Mobile, Web Apps

Low-code tool vendor Mendix today claimed the first artificial intelligence-assisted offering for quickly creating enterprise mobile and Web apps.

5 Years in, React Native Facing Re-Architecture

With lessons learned during five years of development, React Native is now facing a major re-architecture to provide more flexibility and integrate the framework better with native infrastructure in hybrid JavaScript/native apps.

Perfecto Tests Progressive Web Apps

Nodding to the growing Progressive Web Apps movement, Perfecto announced it's providing cloud-based automated testing of PWAs, which blend attributes of the Web and mobile.

Google's Low-Code App Maker Now Generally Available

Google announced the general availability of its low-code App Maker tool, designed to quickly create apps for its business-oriented G Suite portfolio.

Machine Learning Powers New iOS Developer Functionality

AI breakthroughs continue to be infused in developer tooling, with a new machine learning framework for the upcoming iOS 12 being the latest example.

Apple Boosts iOS Augmented Reality Development with ARKit 2

Apple updated its augmented reality programming functionality with ARKit 2, featured with the new iOS 12 that was also unveiled during the ongoing 2018 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.

Open Source NativeScript 4.0 for Mobile Apps Released

The release of NativeScript 4.0 was announced by Progress, the primary backer of the open source framework for building cross-platform, native mobile apps with JavaScript-based tools.

Okta Releases Free 'API for One App' for Single App Security

On Wednesday identity cloud security provider Okta Inc. announced the launch of API Products for One App, an API-based tool for authenticating single Web sites and applications.

Full Dart 2 Support Highlights Google's Flutter Mobile SDK Update

Google this week announced the third beta of Flutter, its mobile SDK for building iOS and Android apps using the company's own Dart programming language, rebooted with a new way to do client-side UI development.

Google Adds AI Capabilities for Android Developers

Google grabbed headlines with announcements about new AI-powered product features, a rebranding of its research group to emphasize AI, and a demo of its stunningly human Duplex artificial intelligence agent.

New GitHub 'Checks API' Boosts CI for Visual Studio Mobile Center, More

GitHub announced a new Checks API for better continuous integration functionality with Visual Studio App Center and other tools.

Swift for TensorFlow Now Open Source on GitHub

Google's integration of its TensorFlow machine learning framework with Apple's Swift programming language, known as Swift for TensorFlow, is now an open source project on GitHub.

Tools Suite Will Target Commerce-Based Progressive Web Apps

Magento Commerce announced its upcoming Progressive Web Applications Studio, a suite of tools to help developers create business-oriented PWA solutions.

Firms Team Up for No-Code Mobile Anti-Bot SDK Integration

Mobile app integration specialist Appdome has entered a partnership to provide smoother implementation of the F5 Networks Anti-Bot SDK to protect mobile apps.

OutSystems, Kony Lead in Enterprise Mobile Dev Research Report

A new research report from analyst firm Ovum features OutSystems and Kony among the "Market Leaders" in the enterprise mobile application development platform (MADP) space, which is being impacted by the low-code movement and artificial intelligence.

Apple Reportedly Demands App Takedown Because Name Includes 'JavaScript,' Trademarked by Oracle Corp.

The developer community is up in arms today about a post in which a developer claims Apple is demanding the takedown of an iOS app on the iTunes store because its name features the term "JavaScript," which is trademarked by Oracle Corp.

What's New in Programming Language Popularity: Python vs. Java

New programming language popularity reports are out for April 2018, with one index showing Python on track to upstage perennial No. 1 Java and another showing Perl is "having a hard time."

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