iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Appdome Service Simplifies Commercial App SDK Integrations

Appdome, which provides a platform for infusing third-party functionality into mobile apps, has launched a new publisher service providing SDK integration for apps developed by enterprises for commercial use.

Facebook Analytics for Apps Hits 1 Million Milestone, Adds Features

Facebook today announced new functionality in its Analytics for Apps tool for mobile and Web development, while announcing it has now been used in more than 1 million apps, Web sites and bots.

With 0.3 Percent Market Share, What's Next for Windows Mobile?

Windows Mobile garnered just 0.3 percent of the smartphone market share in the fourth quarter of 2016, research firm Gartner announced yesterday, leaving developers wondering just what was going to happen to the OS.

BlackBerry Pivots to Secure Cloud Communications

Former smartphone manufacturer announced it's entering the Communications Platform-as-a-Service market, with an emphasis on security.

Realm Mobile Platform Supports Xamarin, Microsoft Azure

Realm today announced new support for Microsoft technologies in its Realm Mobile Platform, which facilitates the creation of real-time mobile apps with offline functionality.

Oracle Appeals Ruling on Google's Fair Use of Java

Oracle filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, seeking to overturn a federal jury's decision that Google's use of Java in its Android OS constituted fair use

Perfecto Quickens Mobile App Development Feedback

Perfecto Mobile today introduced new tools based on its cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab, aimed at quickening the pace of mobile and Web development efforts.

Research: Mobile Push, Skills Shortage Lead to Development 'Crisis Point'

Enterprise mobility was featured first and foremost in the fourth annual research report on the state of application development from OutSystems, which concluded enterprise development has reached a "crisis point."

Material Design Arrives in Final Android Wear 2.0 SDK

After a longer-than-expected developer preview, Android Wear 2.0 has gone live, with features such as a new system UI based on Material Design guidelines.

Vulnerable Mobile, IoT Code Caused by 'Rush to Release' Says Security Report

Risks also result from an emphasis on end-user convenience over security and organizations' lack of urgency to address threats.

TypeScript Continues Embrace of React Native

TypeScript 2.2 is out in a release candidate that continues its embrace of React Native, another JavaScript variant that's used to create native iOS and Android apps.

Survey Indicates 'Citizen Developer' Security, Data Risks

Along with the ability for ordinary business users to create enterprise apps without relying on high-priced and hard-to-find professional developers come risks in the areas of security, data integrity and more.

Progressive Web Apps Gain Android Integration

Google's mission to make PWAs work just like native Android apps on smartphones has taken a big step forward.

Poor UX Holding Back Enterprise Mobile Apps, Report Says

A new survey casts some shade on enterprise mobile app development efforts, which get low grades for being intuitive and elegant.

Facebook's Mobile Back-end Parse Dies Today As Many Opt for Open Source Project

It provides functionality such as database access, social log-ins, push notifications, app analytics and more.

React Native Gets New Navigation Option

Navigation, which has long been problematic for React Native developers using JavaScript to create native iOS and Android mobile apps, is being addressed with a brand-new open source option from some of the leading coders in the young technology's ecosystem.

Finally Catching Up, iOS Coders Can Soon Respond to App Store Reviews

Catching up to functionality that Android -- and even Windows Phone -- developers have long enjoyed, iOS coders will soon be able to respond to reviews of their mobile apps posted on the App Store.

Google Tests Streaming Apps

Perhaps foretelling the future of the mobile app experience, Google Inc. has begun the first live testing of its Instant Apps streaming project, which lets users try an app without going through the traditional store download and installation process.

Free Software Foundation Prioritizes Mobile OS

The Free Software Foundation has updated its list of high-priority projects for 2017, with a free mobile OS highlighting the revised portfolio of supported projects.

Realm Mobile Platform 1.0 Arrives

After starting with a mobile object database designed to replace SQLite, Realm has steadily expanded its portfolio, yesterday announcing the 1.0 edition of a mobile development platform.

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