Even though mobile apps are nothing special anymore, there is still quite some movement in this area. In this article, Katie Stanfield highlights some of the trends we might encounter in the near future if we think about developing mobile applications: App developers and companies will have to keep in mind topics like Big Data and app analytics, Internet of Things or enterprise app stores.
This series aims to introduce all that is essential for developers to know about building apps for the latest release of Apple’s mobile OS. It comprises six articles that cover what’s new in iOS 9 SDK, new features in Swift, Objective-C, and developer tools, and Apple’s new bitcode.
With iOS 9, Apple introduced a content blocker mechanism into Safari, which will also be part of OSX El Capitan. InfoQ goes under the hood to find out how they work, and how Apple's privacy goals has resulted in certain choices in the way that the content blocker is implemented, and some ways in which a Swift content blocker can be written.
After reviewing new frameworks introduced with iOS 9 in the first instalment of this series, in this second article about iOS 9, we focus on enhancements to existing frameworks.
Although the new iOS 9 SDK does not add as many new features as iOS 8, it does still provide a wealth of new functionality. In this article, we are going to review iOS 9 new frameworks.
The WebRTC API lets developers easily integrate real-time comms into their apps. This article is the second part of a two part series analyzing the market of WebRTC platforms.
In this article, Aaron Kendall uses the "metadata-driven design and development" approach by Kevin Perera to show how to rapidly create a mobile application that can evolve during runtime.
This article describes learning from XING on how to scale mobile development from 2 to 10 teams, It summarizes all key decisions and structural changes they made in order to enable the scaling. 1
There are various types of subscriptions: recurring, non-recurring, free-trial periods, various billing cycles, .... This article will make your life easier when addressing in-app subscriptions.
Developing an app that represents your business may seem easier than what it was five years ago but turning the app into a viable business requires more hardship than just development skills. 2
This series focuses on several African projects that are leveraging existing mobile technology to have a significant impact on people's lives.
SMS Uprising is a collection of essays that provides practical examples of how mobile technology is providing new ways for activists in Africa to organise and strive for social change.