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Developers explain how Facebook's React Native will change their approach to native apps

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.

Flurry: Mobile 'addicts' numbers have grown 59% over the past 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.

How the platform wars will play out as developers move in on the Internet of Things

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.

Report: 90% of app installs may lead to disengaged users

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.

iOS developers: Why weren't we a part of the Apple Music launch?

The world may have been eager to get its first experience of Apple Music, but for app developers, it was the familiar sad song of waiting to get in on the action, based on their feedback on Twitter.

The future of in-car app experiences, according to Car Connectivity Consortium president

Car Connectivity Consortium president Alan Ewing recently spoke to FierceDeveloper by phone about the hackathon and how the CCC's developer efforts are evolving.

Report: Android devs update apps nearly twice as often as iOS devs

Android developers send updates nearly twice as often as their iOS counterparts, but it's iPhone users who may be more receptive, based on a recent study from a group of Italian academics.

What Android Studio 1.3 means for app developers

Google's recent I/O 2015 conference will be remembered for many things--Android M's debut, the Brillo project for the Internet of Things--but app developers will likely look back on it as the moment Android Studio came of age.

Reports: Google acquired Agawi have Android devs discussing the pros and cons of streaming apps

There was no press release, no blog post, and certainly no mention of it at Google I/O, but app developers sounded less surprised than wary about reports Google had acquired streaming services startup Agawi, a move Google subsequently confirmed to TechCrunch.

The better way to think about Buzzfeed's critique of Apple's own apps

Buzzfeed is better known for top-10 style listicles and celebrity gossip than longform think pieces, but as the iOS crowd exited the Moscone Center in San Francisco last week, there was nothing more provocative written about Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) than a diatribe by Charlie Warzel.