Among the host of cloud technology news items coming from Oracle's OpenWorld conference was this tidbit of special interest to "citizen" mobile developers: a new cloud-based, low-code development platform in the making.
Amazon Web Services simplified its API gateway used by cloud developers to provide back-end functionality for mobile and Web apps.
While the relatively young React Native technology continues to evolve and mature with its new "learn once, write anywhere" approach to mobile app development, individual developers are helping Facebook and other major project backers by contributing their own creations to the community.
Improvements to CA Technologies' API management offerings help mobile developers create app back-ends and use open source components, among other new functionality.
Twitter's MoPub announced a new modular software development kit that can reduce the size of mobile apps by letting developers embed code only for specific ad formats they want to use.
Google yesterday bumped up its official IDE for Android development to version 2.2, adding support for the company's new mobile OS, Nougat 7.0, along with a new layout editor and many other enhancements.
The six-year-old SwiftKey Keyboard for Android has been re-architected to leverage cutting-edge neural networking technology to provide improved predictive typing options, TouchType Ltd. announced yesterday.
Mobile analytics company Kochava announced a free version of its campaign measurement and optimization platform.
The Application Developers Alliance released a report that examines competition in the mobile app ecosystem, including iOS- and Android-specific development challenges.
Along with releasing iOS 10, Apple this week introduced Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad app that teaches how to use the company's new Swift programming language to build apps for its flagship mobile operating system.
Apple officially released iOS 10 and -- as developers have known for some time -- the company's flagship mobile operating system comes with a new focus on communication of all kinds.
Along with the obvious complexity of developing for yet another form factor, the lack of a clear vision from enterprise stakeholders in wearable initiatives and poor communication among vested parties provide even more challenges.
Taking a page from the software-defined networking (SDN) playbook, Aruba today introduced a new 'developer-ready' mobile platform that provides more network programmability via northbound APIs.
Google this week blogged about security enhancements in Android 7.0 Nougat on the same day the first security bulletin was issued for the brand-new mobile OS.
Visionmobile has published a new report examining chatbot development, one of the hottest new-age topics in the industry.
Freelance development firm Upwork has showcased "the world's top mobile app development freelancers" on its site, revealing hourly rates ranging from $14 to $70 for coders working in countries around the globe, from Belarus to Sweden to the U.S.
Today Apple is tending to some housekeeping chores in its App Store, cleaning out non-quality apps and providing mobile developers with guidance to keep their wares functional and engaging.
Web developers looking where to concentrate their efforts might be interested in new research that indicates Americans now mostly use smartphones for their online lives.
Mobile developers can now apply for early access to new in-app search functionality for their Android apps.