Less than a year ago, Apple introduced Swift to the developer community. While Objective-C is a very powerful and mature language, Apple obviously wanted to freshen up its development eco-system with a new language borrowing concepts from modern, functional and script-like languages. InfoQ caught up with Alex Blewitt, author of "Swift Essentials", a book on developing iOS apps using Swift.
What is so hard about developing and testing mobile apps? For a lot of developers the answer to this question is "keeping quality high in a field of device and os fragmentation". This is even more true when apps need to be delivered agile, in short release cycles. Cloud based test labs provide an infrastructure to efficiently execute automated tests for your software on a great number of devices.
How does Google manage the test and release processes for Chrome for iOS? What kind of tests are in place? What is the life cycle of a new feature from acceptance to release?
It's nearly Christmas time now and some might still be looking for a tree and a few presents. This article lets you to create trees and presents on your iOS device using Apple Swift. Merry Swiftmas!
John Milinovich explains why mobile deep links matter, how to implement them and search for deep links in other apps using the URX API.
This InfoQ article series is focused on the fast-changing world of Mobile technology. This tehnology will influence the way we design, develop and test software in the coming years.
Mobile channels are getting more and more important - consequently, the concepts of website optimization and customer behavior analysis are being transferred to field of mobile applications.
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.
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