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The 8 trends mobile developers care about most

A new worldwide survey of mobile app developers reveals some interesting facts about their work, from platforms to motivation

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Microsoft stakes claim on smartwatches with Band SDK

Competing with Apple and Google, Microsoft hopes developers can create apps that give the Band platform an edge

How to choose a database for your mobile apps

Data synchronization and offline capabilities are key to successful mobile apps. Follow these guidelines to selecting a provider

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Node.js fork JXcore goes open source, aims for mobile developers

The JXcore variant of Node.js bristles with intriguing features and aims to move Node into the mobile world

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Apple Swift follows familiar path to .Net and Android

Silver lets developers use a common language across multiple platforms, but it is not a cross-platform technology

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Yahoo angles for developers and dollars with new mobile suite

Mobile is now a core business, according to CEO Marissa Meyer, and the new offerings will help developers use Yahoo to monetize their apps

Yahoo has reasons of its own to help mobile developers

The company holds its first-ever mobile developer conference this week

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7 iOS apps for developers on the go

Today’s developers need to be mobile to be efficient because problems don’t go away when you’re out of the office. This list of iOS apps promises to keep you connected and able to handle tasks regardless of where and when they come...

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The place where 'mobile first' really means something

Google chooses Puerto Rico as the testing ground for smartphone Project Ara

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Review: Appery.io pairs mobile app builder with back-end services

The Appery.io online mobile development platform crosses categories, but support for native apps and offline operation are lacking

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Review: Salesforce has the right stuff for mobile development

Salesforce1 Platform gives Salesforce developers at all skill levels good options for building mobile apps

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Review: Alpha Anywhere aces offline mobile apps

Database-oriented rapid app development tool shines at creating Web and hybrid mobile apps that work offline

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IBM's Design Language is no Bootstrap killer

IBM's newly unveiled Design Language for Web and mobile doesn't lock users into templates, but it's also much less immediately functional

Microsoft acquires cross-platform mobile app power with HockeyApp

HockeyApp will provide analyze app crashes and distribute beta releases for Visual Studio Online users

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Android's Jack and Jill compilers head uphill to developers

Android's new, largely undocumented compilers are still works in progress, but aim to speed up the compilation process

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Keep out hijackers: Secure your app store dev account

Stolen credentials are blamed for a fraudulent App Store offering -- and could easily have been prevented

12 great Lollipop APIs every Android 5.0 developer will love

From 3D views to managed provisioning processes, there’s a lot for Android app developers to love about Lollipop

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MBaaS shoot-out: 5 clouds for building mobile apps

AnyPresence, Appcelerator, FeedHenry, Kinvey, and Parse share plenty of common ground, but two stand apart

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