iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Google Enables Smaller Android Apps with App Bundle Updates

Google announced enhancements to its new Android App Bundle publishing format that shrinks the size of app downloads, which have steadily grown to the point they inhibit device installations.

IBM Modernizes Domino Business App Platform

In modernizing Domino, the business app platform with roots in the 29-year-old Lotus Notes ecosystem, IBM boosted cloud, mobile application development, JavaScript capabilities and more.

Security Report Calls for Enterprise App Lifecycle Revamp

Enterprise mobile and Web app development is riddled by security gaffes, according to a new report from WhiteHat Security, which is calling for a revamp of the development lifecycle.

Report: Swift Now Top 10 Language, Java Still No. 1

The October edition of the TIOBE index measuring programming language popularity reports that Apple's Swift has made it into the top 10.

Google Ships Final Flutter Preview for Building iOS and Android Apps with Dart

Google has shipped the final preview of its open source Flutter project, which uses the company's Dart programming language to build native iOS and Android mobile apps.

Apple Enlists Salesforce in Enterprise Business App Push

Continuing its push into the mobile business app space, Apple has enlisted customer CRM specialist Salesforce in its latest effort.

Google Releases Android Studio 3.2

Google released the latest edition of its flagship IDE for mobile app development, Android Studio 3.2, featuring a new app publishing format, Android 9 Pie functionality and even a new What's New assistant to inform coders of the latest changes.

Firm Adds Automated iOS Testing to Appium-Based Cloud Service

NTT Resonant added automated iOS testing to its Appium-based cloud testing service, supporting iOS 10 and later versions, along with adding support for another Appium version.

Study: Open Source Software Contributes to Mobile App Vulnerabilities

A new study examined hundreds of popular Android apps for security vulnerabilities, finding that the improper use of open source software puts organizations and users at risk.

New Mobile App Service Seeks to Improve Push Notifications

London-based Pusher has launched a new service out of beta that is said to improve on mobile app push notifications, providing more visibility and information to developers about those notifications.

Appdome Updates Mobile Security Offerings

The company boosted the capabilities of its code obfuscation product and unveiled man-in-the-middle attack protection.

Mobile Dev Platform Takes Augmented Reality to the Browser

Augmented reality, the technology behind the Pokémon GO craze of a couple years ago, has become one of hottest areas of mobile app development. Now, a two-year-old California startup has taken it to the mobile Web.

Analysts See Unexpected Rise in On-Premises Mobile Dev Platform Deployments

With everything moving to the cloud, research firm Gartner Inc. noticed an unexpected rise in on-premises mobile app development platform (MADP) deployments in its latest Magic Quadrant report.

NativeScript, Angular Team Up for Single-Project, Native Mobile/Web Apps

While previous efforts to combine NativeScript and the Angular framework for Web and native apps go back at least a couple of years, the teams this week announced an approach with a new ingredient: the open source NativeScript Schematics.

Swift Falls from Top 10 in RedMonk Programming Language Rankings

RedMonk noted the "relatively static nature of the top 10 languages" in its new programming language popularity report, but one notable change in that higher echelon is the exit of Swift.

Open Source Dart 2 Revamp Focuses on Mobile, Web Development

After a nearly eight-month pre-release preview, the Dart 2 programming language has emerged as a stable release that includes many breaking changes in a revamp that focuses on mobile and Web client-side development.

Google Bakes Machine Learning into New Android 9 Pie

Succeeding Android 8 Oreo, Android 9 Pie has launched, sporting by a bevy of new developer/user features enabled by machine learning.

Python, Java Top New Programming Language Popularity Rankings

New programming language popularity reports from <I>IEEE Spectrum</I> and TIOBE are out, showing perennial leaders Python and Java holding on to the No. 1 spots in two indices.

OutSystems Launches Low-Code App Intelligence Tool

OutSystems announced it's testing a low-code app intelligence tool designed to help organizations monitor performance and other metrics for mobile and other apps and quickly implement needed updates.

Most Kotlin Devs Are Java Jocks, Survey Finds

Pusher, a UK-based maker of communication and collaboration APIs, has released the results of a new developer survey, which found that most Kotlin developers come from a Java background and/or also work with Java.

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