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Apple and developers hunt for the 'killer app' for Apple Watch

Starting June 1, new Apple Watch apps submitted to the App Store must have the ability to operate independently of an iPhone. This means developers will need to embrace the latest watchOS development kits or risk falling behind in the smartwatch market.

Will Fabric mission control dashboard build or demolish Twitter's relationship with developers?

Twitter made waves among the developer community when it announced its Fabric mobile development platform in October 2014. And now, the social networking giant has unveiled a new Fabric dashboard to help developers analyze, evaluate and improve their apps consistently.

Apple revamps developer resources mini-site, opens WWDC 2016 registration

Apple has debuted its "Making Great Apps for the App Store" mini-site, which serves as an all-in-one resource for developers.

BMW, Timecode Systems, and more leap into the GoPro Developer Program

GoPro this month launched a developer program as part of an effort "to develop a seamless user experience between [developers'] products and GoPro products." Ultimately, the program could impact mobile developers in a number of ways, too.

LG's gambit to open G5 expansion slot doesn't guarantee developers will show up

LG Electronics is now providing developers with a software development kit and hardware development kit to help them design and deploy apps for its G5 modular smartphone. Sounds great for devs, but it may not be meaningful in the long run.

Following Microsoft's Xamarin acquisition, RoboVM calls it quits

RoboVM, a company that enables native iOS and Android development in Java, recently announced it will discontinue its service on April 30, 2017.

Universal Windows Platform adoption 'slow but steady' among developers, study shows

A new.NET developer survey conducted by software company Progress through its subsidiary Telerik revealed many mobile developers remain unfamiliar with the Microsoft Universal Windows Platform.

The case for Apple's Swift becoming a 'first-class' language for Google's Android

The Swift programming language serves as a powerful tool for Apple iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS developers. But in the future, Swift may transform the way Android developers build apps, too.

Facebook F8 conference's key developer tools may reshape social media app landscape

What should developers expect from Facebook over the next decade? Here are three key takeaways from the F8 conference, a gathering that highlighted the social media site's 10-year history and announced new technologies that may reshape the development landscape.

Google's Android Studio 2.0 release: best day ever? Some devs think so

Google this month released Android Studio 2.0, a new version of its app development platform. On social media, many developers were thrilled, while some reported encountering problems with features like Instant Run.