For several years now, it's felt as though most developers had their eyes focused on Apple and Google, while BlackBerry was someone on the side, within their peripheral vision. Now I can't imagine the company is in their line of sight at all.
It's reaching the point where most developers probably can't look at the news online without seeing a headline along the lines of, "More trouble for BlackBerry." The notion that its selection of apps has contributed to its troubles has been a particularly hot topic on Twitter.
Not many developers can claim they've created close to 50,000 apps, but after a recent scandal involving troubled smartphone provider BlackBerry, many of them probably wouldn't want to.
Android and iOS may have captured the majority of developer mindshare, but platform diversification is more important than ever before, according to the Developer Economics Q3 report recently published by Vision Mobile.
The former Research In Motion knew that when it launched BlackBerry 10 and the related device Z10, it was going to be all about the apps. Whether it has managed to satisfy potential developers and users is another matter.
Springtime is here, temperatures are rising, and nothing is hotter than HTML5. Seventy-nine percent of the developers queried for the Q1 2012 Appcelerator/IDC Mobile Developer Report said they plan
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) will give away prototype devices running its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system to developers who attend its BlackBerry 10 Jam event, beginning in Orlando,
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) released its BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, which brings a series of WebKit rendering engine enhancements designed to aid HTML5 and BlackBerry WebWorks developers build
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) is extending a promotion that awards a free 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to developers who port their existing mobile applications to its new BlackBerry PlayBook
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) rolled out the third beta release of its BlackBerry Native SDK 2.0 for Tablet OS, delivering new tooling enhancements, API improvements and documentation updates.