Microsoft has added a mobile app development platform provider to its portfolio. The technology giant has acquired Xamarin, a company that allows C# and F# developers to build mobile apps on iOS, Android and Windows devices.What does Microsoft's acquisition of Xamarin mean for app developers?
Today's app developers may want to design and deploy the next Candy Crush Saga--that is, a mobile title that users will download and enjoy for years. However, creating an app with a lengthy shelf life is a real challenge, particularly in a highly competitive global app marketplace.
Microsoft has stopped working on the Project Astoria "bridge" designed to bring Android apps to Windows 10 devices. Here are the details.
A new study conducted by the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Computer Science indicated the personal data of millions of smartphone users remains at risk due to in-app advertising that can leak potentially sensitive user information between ad networks and mobile app developers.
Developing an app rarely proves to be a quick, easy endeavor. Fortunately, several companies recently have launched app builders to help developers create innovative offerings for a range of platforms.
Adobe is providing app developers with a platform designed to "simplify the process of building and managing visually appealing enterprise applications that are as easy to use as consumer apps."
Facebook earned the top spot in the power rankings for every category and region among platforms included in a new mobile advertising study from mobile marketing analytics platform provider AppsFlyer.
When are mobile device users downloading apps most frequently? And what draws these users to certain apps over others? A new study from mobile app tracking platform provider AppsFlyer provided insights into these questions
Malware, Trojans, fragmentation: Many cybersecurity dangers threaten Android application developers. And as new risks develop, Android developers must understand how to identify and eliminate such issues.
Mobile gamers who completed an in-app purchase in one game are more likely to pay in another title, according to a new report from mobile game analytics provider SOOMLA. Here are the details.
Jan. 1, 1970 is a day that lives in infamy for many iOS users. Although some users claimed setting the date on an iOS device to this date would provide access to Easter eggs, Apple said doing so can "brick" an iPad or iPhone.
Application Developers Alliance's Jake Ward on resolving 'disconnection' between devs, employers and media
The Application Developers Alliance serves as "a non-profit global membership organization supporting developers as creators, innovators and entrepreneurs." But what does this mean? And how does the ADA support the app development community?
A Taylor Swift mobile game? In the past, this might have been an option only in your "wildest dreams." But thanks to Glu Mobile, you won't have to wait long to experience a Taylor Swift game on your smartphone or tablet.
A new survey of more than 1,000 app developers conducted by mobile advertising platform provider Inmobi Insights revealed Android was the top platform used by developers.
Mozilla has informed developers it will end development on Firefox OS for smartphones after the version 2.6 release.
The average app developer is approximately 29 years old, according to a recent survey from programming site Stack Overflow. However, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has proven that anyone can become an app developer, regardless of age.
App discoverability often challenges developers. And as more apps become available, many developers are considering innovative solutions to ensure consumers can discover their offerings quickly and easily.
A new study from consumer technology research firm revealed more than half of iPhone owners use Siri voice recognition software, while less than one-third of Android phone owners leverage Google Now.
Facebook will fully retire its Parse mobile development platform on Jan. 28, 2017, a move that left many app developers searching for answers.