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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.

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.

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.

Grabbing the Microsoft Windows app development opportunity

Windows application development represents a profitable opportunity that few developers have embraced, which is highlighted in recent data. What does it take to get started? Microsoft has a little advice.

Apple discovers, repairs iOS 9.3 bug

Many iOS users who downloaded the iOS 9.3 update encountered problems immediately. Here are the details.

iPhone users spent an average of $35 on apps last year, study shows

Mobile consumers spent an average of $35 on apps per active iPhone in the United States last year, according to a new study from Sensor Tower. The mobile app store market intelligence firm reported the Games category ranked first among per-device spending last year, followed by Music, Social Networking and Entertainment apps.

Devs jump on 'half-baked' Twitter for Windows 10 Mobile

Twitter is now available for Windows 10 mobile devices. The online social networking service this month released Twitter for Windows 10 Mobile, an app that delivers "a Twitter experience designed especially for Windows 10 for PCs and tablets." Device users quickly provided feedback.

iOS developers earn roughly $10k more than Android counterparts, study shows

Stack Overflow, an online social community of more than 4.7 million programmers, recently discovered iOS mobile developers frequently earn higher annual salaries than their Android counterparts.

Microsoft razes its Project Astoria Android-Windows 10 bridge, disappointing devs

Microsoft has stopped working on the Project Astoria "bridge" designed to bring Android apps to Windows 10 devices. Here are the details.