Mobile Backend as a Service provider AnyPresence continues to hone their chops. Launching the fifth update to their self-titled platform geared for the enterprise. Co-founder Rich Mendis provides some insights for InfoQ readers…
A recently published VisionMobile study has measured the mobile landscape: the market, developer mindshare, preferred platforms, revenue, developer motivations and others.
February has brought a lot of news to the mobile developer community. We’ve seen BlackBerry running Android apps, Android devices running Windows applications, and the announcement of a release date for an Ubuntu based phone.
All of the ducks are in the proverbial row for the much ballyhooed debut of Research In Motion’s Blackberry 10 (BB10). The all new OS is slated for release on January 30, 2013. InfoQ scrutinizes the salient facts and more to gain the most in-depth perspective on the new release from the venerable developer.
A new survey from VisionMobile shows how developers perceive mobile platforms and what are the costs to develop mobile apps and associated revenues.
RIM is continuing to flirt with development platforms. With Silverlight forgotten and Flash not really having a market to speak of, the next big target is Java and the Android marketplace.
Debuggers in mobile web browsers are anemic at best. InfoQ takes a look at existing workarounds and tools like Weinre and JSConsole, as well as the upcoming changes in mobile browsers that will bring full debugging support. Also: the two mobile browsers that already live in the future and ship remote debugging support.
Titanium Studio 1.0, an IDE for mobile, desktop and web development, is based on Aptana Studio and brings new features, such as: Android and iOS debugging, run-deploy-package mobile and desktop apps, Git support, integrated terminal, and others.
Smart phones and mobile computers must deal with a new breed of security threat. Software countermeasures are available, but user awareness and user education are key elements of any protection scheme.