Mobile Development

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First look: Visual Studio for Mac is here at last, almost

Xamarin-inspired IDE will allow C# and F# programmers to develop for iOS, Mac, and Android on a single machine, but is currently limited

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Mobile is now mission-critical for e-business

Hundreds of mobile developers will be hired in-house in every Fortune 100 company, Forrester says

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Apple lays out plans for Swift 4.0

The upcoming version of the language, due next year, emphasizes source and standard library stability

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French software developer sues Apple, seeking improvements in iOS browser

Nexedi says Apple's insistence that apps use its version of the WebKit rendering engine means some HTML5 functions won't work on iOS

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Samsung to buy Viv Labs to challenge Google Assistant

AI startup Viv Labs was founded by the team that created Siri, and has a similar conversational interface

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Build geospatial apps with Redis

Learn how to simplify the development of location-based apps with Redis’ new geospatial indexing, sets, and operations

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's top picks among the tools and frameworks for building web apps, mobile apps, and apps for data analysis and machine learning

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Apple Swift 3: Forward-looking, but not backward-compatible

Swift 3 is a great opportunity to start fresh with the language, but if you have existing Swift codebases, be prepared to rewrite -- or dump -- them

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

Challenger nudges Java, Node.js for Swift app dev

PerfectlySoft's Perfect 2.0 framework supports Swift 3.0 and focuses on modularity

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Microsoft brings iOS JavaScript debugging to MacOS, Windows

The iOS Web Debugger for Visual Studio Code is the latest attempt by Microsoft to woo iOS developers

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Hey Google, Android APIs are a mess

The most popular mobile platform in the world doesn't seem to care much about making developers happy

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15 low-code tools for building mobile apps fast

These simple mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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LinkedIn claims Rocket Data beats Apple's iOS caching

The framework is an alternative to Apple's Core Data, which was inadequate for the company's mobile dev needs

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

Facebook SDK gives Apple's Swift developers access to platform services

The SDK enables integration of iOS mobile apps with services on the social network

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Google aims to train 2 million app developers in India

The move follows Apple's launch of a similar program for app developers in India

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Apple purposefully avoids enterprise at WWDC

Enterprise definitely was not the star of Apple's show at WWDC last week. The company barely mentioned business users or developers during the opening keynote, but it did introduce several improvements that should have far reaching...

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Mind the gap between legacy and greenfield

How widespread is enterprise adoption of agile, devops, CICD, containers, and the like? It all depends on which world you live in

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Apple’s Swift 3 developer preview arrives for MacOS and Linux

Apple Swift's 3.0 release will feature a package manager and better translation of Objective-C APIs

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