If you're overwhelmed by the vast amount of application development news emanating from this week's re:Invent conference by Amazon Web Services, here's a roundup of the items especially relevant to coders in the red-hot mobile space.
Consumer-oriented mobile developers wondering where to focus their efforts in the coming year may want to think about targeting the new killer app as identified by Flurry Analytics: "Communitainment."
Facing low customer interest in its SurveyMonkey Intelligence mobile app analytics service, the online survey specialist is closing it down Jan. 31, 2017.
Google today entered the low-code dev tool market with App Maker, targeting business users who want to create apps to work with G Suite, the company's counterpart to Microsoft Office.
Amazon Web Services updated its tool for creating corporate apps that use existing user directories and hook into other apps and systems such as customer relationship management, sales management, accounting and customer service tools.
Microsoft today introduced a preview of the cloud-based Visual Studio Mobile Center during its Connect(); 2016 conference, offering services for building and managing iOS and Android apps.
Modern Apps Live! presenter Jason Bock explains the importance and value of testing.
Amazon has just made it a little easier to develop serverless apps with its Mobile Hub while leveraging its Lambda service and the Amazon API Gateway.
Firm sees a changing mobile landscape driving a push toward more flexible, modular architectures for faster development.
Shortly after Walmart open sourced a tool for over-the-air React Native updates -- bypassing app store approval processes -- Rollout.io Inc. added Swift support to its own similar solution for iOS apps.
Google officially ended support for the Android Developer Tools plug-in that for a time turned Eclipse into the go-to platform for non-iOS mobile coders.
The Firebase platform for mobile and Web apps has been upgraded with new functionality -- including new app analytics -- in an update announced today.
Freelancing site Upwork identified machine learning as the hottest skill in demand by employers in its latest skills index.
With a new open source tool from WalmartLabs, mobile developers using React Native can now bypass Apple's App Store and do direct over-the-air updates.
AppDevTrends conference presenter Roy Cornelissen talks about how to best integrate mobile development into an enterprise DevOps environment.
Apple's Xcode 8.1 IDE supports the new Touch Bar feature that was the star of the company's recent MacBook Pro rollout.