iOS/Android/WP7 Development


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."

Couchbase Mobile Goes to the Edge

The database-centric Couchbase Mobile 2.0 is out today with an emphasis on syncing data from the cloud to edge devices.

iOS 11.3 Ships with Better Augmented Reality

Apple today shipped iOS 11.3, with the latest edition of the mobile OS featuring improved augmented reality, data/privacy notification improvements and even new Animoji.

Low-Code Zoho Tool Now Does Mobile

Low-code tool vendor Zoho announced its new Creator 5 dev platform has added mobile app creation.

Google Loses Appeal, Could Owe Oracle Billions in Java API Copyright Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sent the case back to a judge in San Francisco for a trial to decide how much the search engine giant will have to pay. Oracle originally sought $9 billion in damages.

What's New in Android Studio 3.1

Android Studio 3.1 is now stable and available, featuring enhanced Kotlin support, smaller builds, recent IntelliJ platform updates and more.

Cloudflare Offers No-Cost Mobile SDK for Data-Driven Development

Cloudflare today said it's offering a free Mobile SDK to help Android and iOS developers visualize and understand their mobile app's network utilization.

Firebase Crashlytics Out of Beta, Replaces Firebase Crash Reporting

Google's 2017 acquisition of Crashlytics has been fully realized with the general availability of Firebase Crashlytics, the new default mobile app crash reporter for the company's Mobile-Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) development platform.

Apple, IBM Boost Enterprise App Partnership with AI

Apple and IBM added artificial intelligence capabilities to their longstanding partnership for the development of iOS mobile apps for the enterprise.

After Oreo, Developer Preview of Android P Arrives

Let the candy nickname speculation begin: Android P has arrived in the form of an early developer preview, less than seven months after Android Oreo (8.0) shipped.

Flutter Beta Arrives with New Way to Create Native Mobile Apps

Flutter, the open source mobile UI framework backed by Google, has emerged into beta with a new way to create native iOS and Android apps with one codebase.

Google's Dart 2 Reboot Targets Client-Side Mobile, Web Development

Google has revamped its Dart programming language, adding strong typing and other optimizations for client-side development of mobile and Web apps.

ARCore 1.0 Ships for Augmented Reality Android Apps

With the announcement that Google's ARCore augmented reality SDK has emerged from preview in version 1.0, developers can now use it to create augmented reality apps for distribution through the Play Store.

Android KTX Provides Kotlin Extensions for Easier Mobile Development

"Kotlin on Android is here to stay, and we have big plans for it," said Florina Muntenescu, an Android developer advocate at Google, in announcing the preview of new extensions designed to ease the Kotlin coding experience for creating Android mobile apps.

Rust Never Sleeps: Community Grows, Eclipse-Based IDE Planned

Rust is on the rise, with the "most loved" open source programming language's community growing and a new Eclipse-based IDE in the works.

Low-Code Dev Firm Mendix Inks IBM Cloud Pact

Mendix, a vendor of low-code development tools for creating mobile and Web apps, has entered a partnership in which IBM will support and resell the Mendix platform on the IBM Cloud.

Dev Firm Provides Guidance on Cost, Time Frames for Creating Mobile Apps

A mobile app development company has published guidance on the cost and time frames involved with building different kinds of mobile apps.

Reports Say Low-Code Tools Pay Off, but Many Enterprises Still Unaware

New survey-based reports from low-code vendors indicate their tools provide benefits, but many enterprises are still unaware of those tools and those benefits.

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