Android mobile app developers use more analytics SDKs than any other type, according to the latest data from SafeDK Mobile, which also noted big growth in usage of Google's Firebase back-end offering.
Facing an ever-increasing demand for more mobile apps, enterprises that use mobile development platforms are shipping more apps than average, according to a new research report.
In the latest Programming Language Rankings from the industry watchers at RedMonk, Kotlin, a language that didn't make the Top 20, was given special attention in its discussion section.
Google this week announced a revision to its Google Play rules, essentially cracking down on incentivized Android app ratings, reviews and installs associated with the app store.
A Gartner analyst, noting a low number of mobile apps being created for the enterprise, indicated that frustration with native and hybrid app development may be causing a growth in mobile Web apps to meet demand.
Cutting-edge technologies such as augmented reality and machine learning highlighted Apple's new mobile app development efforts revealed at the ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference.
Developers are once again being blamed for cloud security vulnerabilities, this time in a new report from Appthority, which found terabytes of enterprise data exposed on cloud back-ends, including personally identifiable information.
Realm is continuing to build upon its database-centric mobile app development platform, adding a new logic layer to incorporate back-end, serverless functionality.
Android developers were already able to use Kotlin through a plug-in, but from now on it'll ship alongside Java and C++ with the official Android IDE.
Google is open sourcing the client libraries of its Firebase mobile/Web development platform, which supports apps with a host of back-end services such as the popular Crashlytics crash reporting tool.
Microsoft this week clarified how iOS development will work with the new Xamarin-based tooling announced at the recent Build developers conference: It's easier, but a Mac will still be needed at some point.
Google today unveiled Android O Developer Preview 2, which it described as "our first beta-quality candidate" for its upcoming flagship mobile OS revamp.
Gartner is the latest major research firm to turn its attention to the burgeoning low-code movement, spawned by enterprises' increasing appetite for mobile/Web apps in the face of a dearth of qualified professional developers.
To help Ionic developers navigate the intricacies of cloud-hosted services to support such apps with back-end functionality -- such as storage, databases, security, user management and more -- Ionic teamed up with Amazon Web Services on a starter mobile app they hosted on GitHub.
After Microsoft today announced the general availability of Visual Studio for Mac, many developers on forum sites questioned if it's really the same IDE that Windows users have known and loved for years, or a refactored, rebadged and rebranded version of Xamarin Studio -- and no less than Xamarin chief Miguel de Icaza himself weighed in with some answers.
Apple has updated its App Analytics tool, adding data about how users discover an app and the other apps or Web sites that provide referrals.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have published a paper in which they break new ground in investigating security implications of open Internet ports in Android applications, finding flawed apps that leave millions of users vulnerable to attack.
Developer tools company Deco Software Inc. is closing shop to join Airbnb, leaving its React Native IDE to live on in open source only.
As enterprise mobility initiatives mature, their focus is increasingly shifting to boosting the bottom line, concludes a new report from Mobile Application Management specialist Apperian.
A mobile industry association report reveals some 500,000 unfilled computing jobs right now, and that in the future, "Big Data will lead the way" as mobile apps both receive information and send key data to the cloud in real-time.