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.
Bought by Xamarin, which was then bought by Microsoft, RoboVM called it quits today. The company let developers build native iOS and Android mobile apps with Java.
It's all about speed for today's digital business leaders who rely on low-code development platforms, says Forrester Research, which today published a ranking of the various offerings.
Google's go-to IDE for developing Android mobile apps has officially hit version 2.0, with Instant Run functionality and a faster device emulator leading a host of new features.
Online survey company SurveyMonkey Inc. has switched gears by buying a mobile app analytics company and using its technology to launch an app intelligence platform.
Promising to democratize mobile app analytics, start-up Pyze Inc. has emerged from stealth mode with a free business intelligence tool said to provide "a data scientist in a box."
Microsoft today announced it was open sourcing the technology behind its newly acquired Xamarin cross-platform mobile app development software, along with making Xamarin freely available in Visual Studio, including the Community Edition.
New mobile app development products were released this week to bake in security at the code level for native apps and to rapidly build projects visually, with the help of a new free design/prototyping tool.
No. 1 takeaway from poll of 21,000-plus developers? "Desktop development is still the most-popular place to be, attracting 50 percent of professional developers, and making money for them too."
New hub features in-depth research on exactly what people expect from a mobile experience, company says.
To solicit developer feedback for fine-tuning the upcoming Android N release, Google today made a preview of the smartphone OS available earlier than usual in the release cycle.
A mobile app development start-up spawned from an open source MIT project has come out with Thunkable, adding to the pantheon of simplified drag-and-drop tools designed to let "anyone" become a coder.
An open source Parse Dashboard is now available for mobile developers seeking to transition their projects from the managed back-end service Parse.com, which is being shut down by parent company Facebook next year.
Google says to look to gamers for app success tips, as they have more experience in improving onboarding, retention, conversion and ultimately the user Lifetime Value.
Security functionality from AppDome is being integrated with the Keynote mobile app device testing cloud, the companies announced yesterday.
Twitter has launched a mobile app that helps developers on the go monitor the performance and stability of their own mobile apps.
Another "State of ..." developer survey is out, but with a twist -- it's a global survey of more than 1,000 mobile app devs who mostly work by themselves or in very small shops, where Android reigns supreme.
Adobe wants to simplify the process of developing enterprise apps while making them as visually appealing and as easy to use as consumer apps.
Apperian Inc., known for its mobile app management (MAM) platform, is now exposing the functionality of that product through open APIs.