There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications for nearly every purpose in the iOS or Android app stores. Usually they are created with Objective-C toolstacks for iOS devices and Java based for Android handsets. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend which help to share code between both worlds and simplify development.
Mobile operations management (MOM) is one of the top priorities of today’s modern enterprise. While the first generation of MOM solutions evolved around the management of mobile devices and applications, organizations have quickly realized that an effective enterprise mobile infrastructure requires addressing a more difficult challenge: managing and securing mobile business data.
As mobility is transforming our lives, this article gives a step-by-step approach on how enterprises can seamlessly connect their mobile workforce to back-end systems for increased productivity. Covering topics like business goal definition, API and data security or user experience it provides a broad overview on what to keep in mind while planning an enterprise mobility strategy.
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
Managing a cloud environment isn't the same as managing internal servers. On JavaOne Shanghai 2013, Kevin Nilson, the VP of Engineering at just.me, explained the differences and best practices.
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. 1
Daniel Jebaraj demonstrates creating hybrid mobile apps with Android and ASP.NET MVC. 1
In this article, authors introduce Cloudberry, an HTML5-based cloud phone software which offers the benefit of changing features on mobile devices almost instantly. They also talk about challenges.
User interface (UI) is a critical component for mobile apps. In this article, Forrest Shull presents his interview discussion with Human-Computer Interaction researchers about mobile UI principles.
AeroGear is a mobile development framework that supports mobile web, hybrid, native apps on iOS & Android, and server side resources. InfoQ caught up with JBoss team to speak about the framework.
Moscrif is a cross-platform solution for mobile application development enabling developers to create native applications and games for smartphones, tablets and desktops.