Windows 10 Mobile may not be so irrelevant after all, judging from an online petition signed by more than 44,000 users who want a mobile game called Pokémon Go (you may have heard of it) developed for Windows 10 and its mobile variant.
With open source sensibilities aligned with its new owner, Microsoft, the business-oriented social media site this week contributed technology for building iOS view layouts, analyzing Big Data and detecting URLs with a Java library.
Already benefitting from mobile developers switching to its MongoDB-as-a-Service offering in the wake of the Parse back-end being shut down, mLab is out with a new guide to smooth the transition.
Google has been bolstering its non-coding guidance for Android developers who are trying to get their wares noticed on the increasingly crowded Google Play app store.
Amid turbulent times for the Android ecosystem, Google is enticing new developers into its mobile OS fold through free beginner training courses presented via Udacity.
Microsoft is still plugging away in the mobile app development space, now banking on the Universal Windows Platform to stay relevant and providing a steady stream of related guidance to help developers follow on.
IBM further strengthened the ties between its enterprise mobile app development platform and the cloud with today's announcement of MobileFirst Foundation 8.0.
Despite the much-publicized demand for mobile app development in the enterprise, spending for such initiatives remains low, according to a new report from research firm Gartner that parallels the findings of many other studies.
Salesforce today announced it has unified several of its mobile app development resources and combined them with new back-end services for a new initiative called Salesforce App Cloud Mobile.
The Qt Company has released a new version of its namesake C++ cross-platform app dev tool, featuring new licensing that consolidates the open source and commercial versions of its Qt for Application Development offering.
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.
Mobile app analytics firm Apteligent believes developers are focusing on the wrong metrics when it comes to improving the UX.
Twitter has added real-time analytics to its Fabric tool for tracking mobile app performance.
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.
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.