Forget about becoming an overnight success. It only took Barry Meade about three hours to enjoy the kind of mobile app popularity that most developers only dream of achieving.
No matter what happens with AppGratis and Apple's App Store, developer opinion online is decidedly mixed about the tactics being taken by both sides.
The fact Apple took at least six months to plug what many see as a major security hole in its App Store both shocked and appalled developers who took to social media to suggest consumers should expect more from the company.
Developers know the odds of breaking into the top ranks of app stores for newcomers can be pretty slim. Now, thanks to a recent research report, they know exactly how slim
There's only one thing worse for an iOS developer than finding out from customers that their app no longer works: not being able to do anything about it. Unfortunately, that's exactly what happened to Alex Zudin, and he's still not sure when he's going to get any answers.
While Apple and Google continue to duke it out over app downloads and total revenue, at least one developer managed to pull off the kind of growth over the recent holiday season that most others only dream of achieving.
Android developers may be starting to catch up with their iOS counterparts in winning over customers, based on a global survey of app store activity over the last four months of 2012.
Developers whose marketing costs were reduced thanks to the frenzy of interest amid the iPhone 5 launch should be warned: The honeymoon is over, according to a new report from mobile marketing platform provider Fiksu.
There's a moment in the film The Social Network, which now seems almost quaint, where Mark Zuckerberg and his staff joyously celebrate Facebook attracting its first one million members. If a similar scene took place inside Apple's headquarters last week, no one in the firm is talking about it.
With the addition of 25,000 Android applications to its Play storefront during the past month, Google now counts roughly the same number of smartphone applications--700,000--as rival Apple.