It's no secret that Swift has quickly gained traction as an effective programming language for Apple's operating systems, and now that it is open source speculation has grown that Google may use it as a primary language for Android. While that may seem counterintuitive, Swift boasts an impressive developer community, and Swift for Android could help developers keep their costs down if versions for Android and iOS evolve hand-in-hand.
While it's akin to winning the lottery, developers do have some tips on how to get featured. They include thinking of Apple as a developer's customer, not just a distribution service, and treating their contacts at Apple the way a Hollywood agent might treat their actor clients. Special report.
Earlier this year social-networking giant Facebook released its source code to its React Native framework. Facebook committed to making publicly available technology that builds upon React.js and applies it to native apps. Special report
This year we're highlighting a new set of trailblazers in the mobile development circuit. Which of these challengers is the one to watch? FierceDeveloper takes a look at some of the rising stars who just might join the ranks of the other mobile powerhouses.
The problem with bad reviews is they have a way of staying around online forever, which is why developers will need to be sure their mobile apps perform as expected, based on a recent survey from Apigee.
Busy mobile developers are probably used to stretching themselves a little thin, which could make them great candidates to join "the elastic workforce." But what does that mean and why should developers care?
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Developers who create iOS apps for multiple markets should consider distributing their products in the following four growth markets: Brazil, Mexico, Russia and Turkey.