Application Development Trends' News

Android Overtakes iOS in Apps, Increases Developer Lead

Ever since Apple Inc. launched the smartphone craze, Google Inc. has been struggling to catch up in mobile apps, and it finally did in 2014, according to new data from appFigures.

Survey: IoT Development Gets Down to Business in 2015

Software development tools company Embarcadero Technologies Inc. today announced survey results that indicate 2015 will be a big year for developing business-related Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Talend Big Data Integration Platform Adds Storm Support with Hortonworks Agreement

Talend's Big Data integration platform now supports a preview version of Apache Storm for real-time analytics as part of its partnership with enterprise Apache Hadoop vendor Hortonworks.

Supreme Court Asks for Feds' Input on Oracle v. Google Java Copyright Case

The Supreme Court wants the U.S. government to weigh in on the closely watched Google v. Oracle copyright infringement lawsuit the high court has been asked to review.

No iOS App for EFF as it Blasts 'Outrageous' Apple Developer Agreement

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) blasted the "outrageous" and "onerous" Apple Developer Agreement in explaining why the civil liberties organization won't have an app on the Apple App Store.

Explosive Growth Seen in Connected Devices Development

Trade shows, jobs reports, developer surveys and industry analysts all point to connected device development for the Internet of Things as being one of the hottest niches in mobile development for the coming year.

Report: Mobile, Big Data Developers To Get Biggest 2015 Paycheck Hikes

Meet the new year, same as the old year -- at least in terms of what technology niches are most likely to see the largest salary increases for software developers.

New Syncfusion Release Adds Android, iOS Controls

Traditional Windows toolmaker Syncfusion has for the first time added Android and iOS controls to its flagship studio product.

JavaScript, Swift Grab Programming Language of the Year Rankings

Ubiquitous JavaScript and newcomer Swift garnered 2014 programming language of the year honors from respective ranking organizations.

WebRTC Is New Factor in Mobile, Web Development

It might be a bit early to proclaim 2015 the "Year of WebRTC," but the nascent Web Real-Time Communication technology seems to be gaining significant traction early on.

App Quality Stats Guide Mobile Developers

Applause has provided app quality stats for the health and fitness industry, one of the hottest areas of mobile development, to guide coders.

AT&T Courts IoT Developers with Data Service, Tools

With the Internet of Things gaining increasing importance in Big Data analytics, AT&T yesterday unveiled several initiatives to help coders simplify development efforts, including a new machine-to-machine (M2M) data service, an IoT connection kit and a cloud-based visual development tool.

Struggling in Mobile, Microsoft Offers Dev Tips, Mulls Android Embrace

Microsoft, still struggling as a distant No. 3 in the mobile app OS wars, provided statistics about its Windows Phone Store app downloads and offered tips to developers to maximize success.

Altiscale Funding Highlights Data-as-a-Service Trend

The recent $30 million in funding announced by Altiscale Inc. highlights the growing trend of offering Hadoop analytics as a service and, on a broader scale, the maturation of the Big Data industry as a whole.

Aerospike Updates its 'World's Fastest Database' with Hadoop Integration

Aerospike Inc. yesterday announced better Hadoop integration, storage and performance improvements and easier installation and deployment of its "world's fastest database" NoSQL offering.

Report: IoT Improving Code Quality in Open Source Java Projects

Coverity has just released a new report focused on open-source big data projects and the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the quality of those projects.

Security Vulnerabilities Found in Java Version of Google App Engine

Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.

Android Coding Revamp Continues with Go Upgrade

From traditional coding with Java in the venerable Eclipse IDE, the new normal for Android app development may soon be programming with the young Go language in the brand-new Android Studio.

Microsoft Data Platform Updates Target Big Data

To offer more Big Data analytics capabilities across its data-based ecosystem, Microsoft is updating various data platform components

Survey Shows Mobile Developers Struggling with App UIs

A new survey shows problems with UI development cause project delays and cancelations and poor user adoption for apps that do get published.

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