Big corporate names like IBM, Microsoft, Adobe Systems and Salesforce dominate Gartner's new list of MADP leaders, though the smaller Kony has made the grade for the fourth year in a row.
The many Android OS versions in use -- often cited as an impediment to mobile developers targeting the iOS rival platform -- isn't actually that bad anymore, says a new research report that indicates coders should mostly concern themselves with the KitKat, Lollipop and Marshmallow releases.
Google has just finalized the APIs for Android N -- the working name for the next release of its mobile app OS -- in its 4th Developer Preview.
Apple announced Developer Preview 1 of Swift 3.0, the first major release with significant community contributions since the official programming language for building iOS mobile apps went open source last December.
Twitter has added real-time analytics to its Fabric tool for tracking mobile app performance.
Mobile app analytics firm Apteligent believes developers are focusing on the wrong metrics when it comes to improving the UX.
Xamarin, the cross-platform mobile app development company that's now a Microsoft unit, updated the tooling in its standalone IDE and its Visual Studio counterpart, along with platform-specific SDKs.
Mendix today announced a new version of its low-code mobile development platform, designed to help developers build "Smart Apps" with connectors to accommodate emerging trends such as the Internet of Things, Big Data and machine learning.
What do you do when you've checked the logs, examined the user reports and pored over stack traces but still can't find out what's causing your mobile app to crash? Buddybuild says it has the answer with a new feature just added to its mobile development platform: a video "instant replay" of what happened to cause the crash.
When your low-code mobile app development tools start to look like everyone else's low-code mobile app development tools, you have to differentiate yourself with new products, services or functionality.
According to mobile app analytics firm Localytics, mobile's importance is growing at a faster rate than the business innovation needed to keep pace, resulting in a "mobile engagement crisis" exemplified by poor user retention statistics.
Citing advantages over the SQLite and Core Data databases commonly used in iOS and Android apps, Realm today launched version 1.0 of its namesake "mobile-first database."
The annual Google I/O developer conference kicked off Wednesday with an opening keynote unveiling a range of upcoming products, including its new Siri/Cortana-like Google Assistant and an Amazon Echo-like Google Home device, but no Google-branded, stand-alone virtual reality headset.
Realm, which develops open source mobile app databases to improve upon and compete with SQLite and Core Data, is out with a new offering targeting Xamarin, the cross-platform mobile development technology recently acquired by Microsoft.
After a quarterly earnings report revealed a surprising slump in iPhone sales, Apple announced a new overture into the enterprise mobility space with partner SAP, paving the way for new opportunities for iOS developers.
Xamarin Inc., now a Microsoft subsidiary based on open source software, today announced new tools to help developers connect to Macs to create native iOS apps.
In advance of their upcoming developer conferences, Apple and Google have been ramping up their developer guidance and education efforts -- and perhaps portending more changes to come.