It's helped countless people navigate their way through innovative GPS technology, but Garmin is a smart enough company to know the best way to grow its share of the wearable computing market is through a pretty standard route: creating a great app developer program. FierceDeveloper recently spoke to senior developer program manager Josh Gunkel by telephone to learn more about ConnectIQ.
The outlook from developers on social media couldn't be more clear: As far as adoption for Google's nascent programming language is concerned, it's Go time.
With Windows 10 recently launched as its most mobile-friendly operating system ever, shouldn't Microsoft be among the available options for developers, too? Microsoft recently announced it would be offering Windows Bridge, a way of developing iOS apps for Windows 10, as an open source project available under the MIT license.
Wearable computing may be hard to get your head around, even for experienced developers, which is probably why so many of them are welcoming Google's new "playground" where they can see what makes a good fit.
FierceDeveloper spoke with David Ting, NetEase's general manager for North America, to learn more details about the Success Fund and the company's plans for the global market.
More than a quarter of developers creating apps for the Internet of Things aren't sure who their target audience is, according to Vision Mobile's State of the Developer Nation Q3 2015.
You can get a lot of great free stuff at a technology conference--T-shirts, food, USB sticks--but Facebook really upped the ante when it offered the source code to its React Native framework earlier this year.
Mobile "addicts," or those who launch apps 60 times or more each day, have grown in number by 59 percent over the last year, according to Flurry.
No one calls it the Internet of iOS, or the Internet of Android, but the choice of platform will inevitably become a critical factor in how app developers start exploring opportunities related to the Internet of Things.
Up to 90 percent of those installing apps may drift away after three months unless those developing them have an engagement marketing strategy such as push notifications, according to Kakuna. The company aggregated and analyzed data from hundreds of clients across 16 industry verticals for its recently published report, which included interactions of more than 39 million customers collected between January and May of this year.