iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Android In-App Search Enhanced

Mobile developers can now apply for early access to new in-app search functionality for their Android apps.

Academicians Seek Better Cloud-Based Mobile App Storage

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York are trying to improve how mobile devices save data to the cloud.

Google Opens Up Early Access Program for Mobile App Testing

Google is inviting more mobile app developers to use its Early Access program, in which open betas are made available to the public to give users a first look at new creations while providing developers with valuable pre-release feedback.

Tool Targets 'Zero-Code' Enterprise Apps

Another effort to bypass professional mobile app developers has emerged from TerraGo, which announced TerraGo Magic, "a zero-code app platform."

HPE Applies Machine Learning to Drag-and-Drop Cognitive App Development

Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced a new tool that combines machine learning APIs and cognitive services with visual development to democratize those cutting-edge technologies for mainstream developers.

Google Updates Material Design Specs for Android Apps

With the brand-new Android Nougat 7.0 OS rolling out now to phones, Google has published new updates to its Material Design specs for Android app development, including revised notifications, new widgets, upgraded navigation and more.

Mobile Developers: Biometrics Best Authentication Option

A new mobile development survey shows biometric authentication is seen as the best option to improve app security and privacy, despite alternatives with "more novelty."

Visual Studio Team Services Delivers iOS Apps to Apple Store

A new extension in the Visual Studio Marketplace provides continuous delivery of iOS apps to the Apple App Store from Visual Studio Team Services or Team Foundation Server.

Visual Studio Code Now Debugs iOS Mobile Web Apps from Windows

For the first time, developers using Visual Studio Code can debug iOS mobile Web apps directly from the code editor on Windows machines. Previously, debugging the JavaScript code powering these apps in the Safari browser was possible only on Macs.

Komodo IDE Features Built-In Tutorial Maker

With the new Komodo 10.1 IDE, developers can use a built-in tool to create a tutorial on how to use the IDE -- or any other lesson.

Security Study: Developer 'Rush To Release' Increases App Risk

The explosive growth of mobile apps and the shift to cloud computing are increasing security risks at the application level, a problem that organizations can overcome by hiring skilled developers and lessening the "rush to release," according to a new report.

Apple Quickens Pace of iOS 10 Betas As Launch Date Nears

Apple is quickening the pace of its iOS beta releases as the launch date for its flagship mobile operating system nears.

Android Nougat 7.0 Released

Google today announced Android 7.0 Nougat, a major upgrade of its flagship mobile OS, is finally rolling out to users.

Mobile Report Shows Apple Devices Losing Browser Share

In its latest Mobile Web Intelligence Report, DeviceAtlas focused on a drop in Web browser market share for Apple devices.

Microsoft Open Sources Toolkit for UWP Development

In its push to spur Windows 10 and Universal Windows Platform development, Microsoft has placed a new community toolkit on the GitHub open source code repository, featuring animations, controls, code helpers and more.

HPE Expands Mobile App Testing Suite

The reach of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise mobile app testing suite has been expanded by hooking into the device testing farm housed on the Amazon cloud.

Dev Survey: Mobile Developers Are Inexperienced, JavaScript Rules

Web and mobile development company Netguru has published the results of an ongoing Web survey it's conducting, revealing that, on the mobile side of things, "the vast majority of coders are quite inexperienced."

Google Updates Tango Tool for Mobile Augmented Reality

Google has boosted the augmented reality functionality of its Tango mobile vision technology platform, capitalizing on the increased popularity of the cutting-edge technology stemming from its use in Pokémon Go.

Titanium Goes To All-JavaScript APIs

Titanium, the cross-platform mobile development framework from Appcelerator, has gone to all-JavaScript APIs, so coders no longer need to write OS-specific modules in Java or Objective-C to fill in the native-only gaps.

Twitter Brings Android SDKs Up To Par with iOS

Twitter Inc. announced updated developer tools for Android, some five months after first introducing them for iOS.

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