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.
Google has released Flutter, their open source, high-fidelity, cross-platform mobile framework. Being exclusively mobile, Google have been able to focus on delivering a single codebase that runs on both Android and iOS in the project’s early stages.
Oracle has proposed an OpenJDK project that aims to breathe new life into Mobile Java by porting the JDK to popular mobile platforms like iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.
Using ASP.Net for mobile development brings numerous advantages, including custom controls and a flexible, adaptive architecture. Juned Ahmed Ghanchi introduces us to the common approaches, the architecture and the web server controls.
Embarcadero has launched its first hosted backend service to provide software application developers with detailed information on how users are interacting with desktop, mobile and wearable apps.
A team of six developers have built an impressive tool to help app designers see what their app will look like before they even begin coding. In fact it’s so productive that Google just bought the company.
Googles OS makes appearances on TVs, cameras and cars and hybridizes with Windows 8 desktops.
JAXenter talks to Finnish games giant Rovio to find out why it chose to employ Basho
JAXenter talks to Finnish games giant Rovio to find out why it chose to employ Bashos scalable, open source NoSQL database.