The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK, 2nd Edition is a collaborative effort by Ronan Schwarz, Phil Dutson, James Steele and Nelson To. The authors have succeeded in providing a solid reference book. A book for mobile app developers that can serve as an authoritative guide for newbies and intermediate to expert devs for creating awesome mobile apps.
Having a solid grasp of the fundamentals of systems development provides programmers with crucial concepts that that serve them regardless of their day-to-day development tasks. One of the highly regarded books in this field is Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment. Now in its 3rd edition, coauthor Stephen Rago speaks with InfoQ about the book.
Tabris is the first Java toolkit for the cross-platform development of native mobile applications. It combines native user experience with tailor-made, native controls and functions. But what exactly does native mean?
Daniel Jebaraj demonstrates creating hybrid mobile apps with Android and ASP.NET MVC. 1
Kyle Rankin delivers practical advice and techniques for team oriented troubleshooting of Linux servers in a DevOps culture. The book includes Linux Server Best Practices in common problem areas.
Moscrif is a cross-platform solution for mobile application development enabling developers to create native applications and games for smartphones, tablets and desktops.
With the increased interest in iOS LOB applications, there are a lot of opportunities for teams that are willing to cross-train in Objective-C. Somya Jain explains what that entails for C# developers. 2
.NET/Mono has never been a single, unified stack and over the years it continues to grow. In an attempt to clear up some of the confusion this article reintroduces all of the major profiles.
In this IEEE article, author Charlie Miller talks about mobile security vulnerabilities. He discusses how iOS and Android phones can be attacked using mobile malware and drive-by downloads.
"DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OSX and FreeBSD" is written by Brendan Gregg and Jim Mauro, both expert users in DTrace and the Solaris Internals from Prentice Hall.
We interviewed Wallace B. McClure, co-author of iPhone Programming with MonoTouch and Android Programming with Mono for Android, about the future of Mono as a development platform for mobile devices.
Couchbase has launched the first iOS App with an embedded Couchbase instance. CouchDB-enabled applications will be possible on all major mobile platforms - iOS, Android, Web OS. 1