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.
In little over a decade, Africa has gone from being a region where it is hard to find power lines, fixed-line telecom infrastructure, and personal computers, to being the second most mobile connected continent, where about 15% of the billion inhabitants owns a cell phone. This is opening the way to innovative applications of mobile technologies in different fields.
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.
With the emergence of the WebRTC API standard, developers without any experience in telecommunications technology are enabled to easily integrate real-time comms into their applications.
Now that 2015 is underway, it’s time to consider a mobile strategy framework for a prosperous year. We will be discussing some key points to consider as you plan your strategy for a successful future.
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?
What it takes to build Android apps that scale up to millions of global users? At last AnDevCon, seven experienced Android developers tried to answer that question.
Hello App Inventor is an android application development-programming book authored by Paula Beer and Carl Simmons. This article is a book review and Q&A with the authors about the book.
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.