iOS/Android/WP7 Development

Projects Seek To Extend Reach of C#

Apple's young Swift programming language is getting a lot of attention and being put to new uses as it evolves, but Microsoft's .NET stalwart C# language isn't exactly sitting still, with multiple projects underway to extend its reach.

Facebook Pushes Mobile Notifications out of Beta

Mobile developers seeking better user engagement can now use Facebook's push campaign functionality freely in production, as the feature has come out of an extensive beta program.

Appdome Unveils No-Code Mobile Integration Platform

Appdome Inc. today launched its new platform that provides automatic integration services for mobile apps, no coding required.

Red Hat Wraps Mobile Dev Platform in Modern Tech

Red Hat ticked off all the modern tech keywords in announcing its enhanced mobile app development platform, including containerization, cloud native, microservices and more.

Genymotion Cloud Goes Beyond Android Emulation

Genymobile, the company behind the popular Genymotion Android emulator, has launched a new cloud platform that adds automation and collaboration functionality beyond its traditional emulation capabilities.

WaveMaker Expands API Integration of Mobile App Tool

WaveMaker expanded the API integration capabilities of its namesake rapid application development platform for creating enterprise mobile apps.

Research Firm Cites Five-Fold Explosion in Mobile App Developers

With enterprises still complaining about the mobile development skills shortage holding back mobility initiatives, Evans Data Corp. has published a new study showing an explosion in the number of mobile coders.

OutSystems Updates Low-Code Platform for Enterprise Mobile Apps

OutSystems today announced an update to its namesake low-code development platform for creating cross-platform mobile and Web apps.

Apple, Deloitte Aim iOS at Enterprise

Having pretty much conquered the consumer mobile space, Apple is teaming up with industry partners to tackle the next frontier -- the enterprise.

Facebook's Analytics for Apps Goes Cross-Platform

Facebook announced a beta of its free Analytics for Apps tool that provides cross-platform functionality so developers can track metrics across iOS, Android and Web all in one place.

Google Issues Android Wear 2.0 Dev Preview, Delays Final Release

In announcing a new developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, Google indicated the final release of the OS for smartwatches won't happen until early next year.

Google Pushes AMP for Mobile Web Speed

Less than a year after starting the open source Accelerated Mobile Pages initiative to speed up mobile Web browsing, Google announced "Search Results Are Officially AMP'd."

Adobe Adds Mobile Previews to App UX Design Tool

Adobe added new mobile workflows to its XD design tool so app UX/UI designers working on computers can see instant previews on the actual iOS and Android devices that will be running their apps.

Realm Open Sources Mobile Database, Grows It into Enterprise Platform

Realm has fully open sourced its mobile database while adding an object server to offer a complete enterprise mobile platform.

Google Launches Mobile VR Push with Daydream SDK

Google launched its push into mobile virtual reality, called Daydream, with a new SDK, updated developer site and invitations for select coders to get in on the action early.

IBM Says Server-Side Swift 'Ready for the Enterprise'

In announcing the general availability of the IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift, the company deemed Apple's young programming language to be "ready for the enterprise."

Report Provides Mobile App Retention Strategies

Who knew that correctly timing push notifications to mobile app users can help developers increase app retention rates and make a lot more money?

Oracle Introduces Low-Code Development Platform in the Cloud

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 API Gateway Updated for Cloud Developers

Amazon Web Services simplified its API gateway used by cloud developers to provide back-end functionality for mobile and Web apps.

GitHub Projects Simplify React Native UI Components

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.

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