This InfoQ article series is focused on the fast-changing world of Mobile technology. Various technologies emerged to create mobile apps and development processes start to consider mobile as first class citizens. But even though mobile already seems to be omnipresent, the future is just about to start. All this will influence the way we design, develop and test software in the coming years.
Mobile channels are getting more and more important - not only for companies with focus on technology but also for traditional businesses. Consequently, the concepts of website optimization and customer behavior analysis are being transferred to field of mobile websites and mobile applications. The overall goal is to learn more about customer behavior and to adopt mobile applications to it.
Whereas it’s clear that one has to support Android and iOS to reach a maximum of mobile users, it’s not quite clear, what technology and tools to chose to build applications for those systems.
DukeScript is a technology meant to bring Java to every client, mobile or desktop, without the need of a plug-in, in an attempt to fulfill the initial vision for Java: Write Once, Run Everywhere.
This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. This article details why Swift is an enrichment to the Apple ecosystem.
Building Android and iOS applications using JavaFX, now included in Java 8, is a game changer for JavaFX. In this article we will show how to develop and upload JavaFX Applications on Android devices. 8
There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications in the iOS or Android app stores. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend.
Configuration management is the foundation that makes modern infrastructure possible. Tools that enable configuration management are required in the toolbox of any operations team.
The article introduces NixOS, a Linux distribution, and Nix, a package manager. These provide a declarative approach to configuration management, such as strong reproducibility and atomic upgrades.
In this review, Anand reviews the recently released Murach's Android Programming authored by Joel Murach.
The Android Developer’s Cookbook is a solid reference book for mobile app developers that can serve as an authoritative guide for sound programming practices. A nice addition to a dev's book shelf. 1