The first edition of Realm Report is here — this quarterly publication aims to dive deep into the geography of mobile. According to their predictions, Kotlin will overtake Java in December 2018. Let’s find out if/why you should drop Java and give Kotlin a shot.
Users want the apps on their phones to always deliver value – not satisfying their expectations will eventually lead to lower ratings and more regular uninstalls. So how can we prevent that from happening? We asked Nancy Hua, CEO of Apptimize, to explain what it means to truly optimize an app.
Mobile app developers strive to create error-free mobile apps that satisfy users’ needs and expectations; to do that, they need to thoroughly test their apps. Nothing is more disappointing than an app full of errors.
Unlike service-based apps and application software, a gaming app which doesn’t support usability is automatically discarded by players. A gaming app is designed with the sole purpose of entertaining people and if it lacks a good user experience design, it fails big time. Convincing players to try your gaming app (and stay!) becomes a herculean task if it does not offer a great user experience.
App developers are constantly looking for ways to cash in on Google Play. However, today, the rate of apps’ financial success is as low as 0.01 percent. 99.99 percent apps fail as they do not succeed in reaching the audience base.
The Internet of Things has revolutionized the way we interact with objects on a daily basis. Technology is meant to make human lives better, and this is the reason why IoT is the best gift technology has offered us of late.
Learning from mistakes and never repeating them is great, but why make mistakes? In this article you will learn how to avoid mistakes when testing an app.
Countless of apps spring up daily like mushrooms after the rain, but not all developers have what it takes to make their apps great. By following these steps, you will learn or remember that details make the difference and can make or break an app.
The drastic shift of users from desktop web to mobile web and app has brought change in other areas as well. Today, there are various mobile app frameworks on the market that help UI/UX designers to design and build apps easily and effectively.
Mobile apps are on the rise. Today you have an app for everything you do, be it shopping and paying bills online or keeping a check on your diet and exercise routine. According to a Digi-Capital report, the global revenue of mobile app market will be $70 Billion by 2017 with 200 billion app downloads. The report further indicates that the revenue share of non-game apps will become double, from 26 percent to 51 percent.
A reference in Hacker News to a code basis commit deemed as “mysterious” gave the starting signal, followed by an official confirmation on the Google website at the end of the year: for the next Android version, Java API implementation will be replaced by OpenJDK, the open source version of JDK.
To all Android developers still using Eclipse, there’s a better life out there, says Android Studio enthusiast Sebastian Guillen, who walks us through some efficiency-enhancing features that sealed the deal after moving from Eclipse.
The mobile development framework PhoneGap was almost entirely ignored by Japan’s mobile programming scene. And then it wasn’t. Tech founder Masa Tanaka explains why Apache Cordova was the key.
By 2017 half of all employees with be required to bring their own device to work. Yet around a third of enterprises have yet to implement a BYOD security policy. David Goldschlag, SVP of Strategy for Pulse Secure looks at the security challenges and best practices needed for successful BYOD deployment.