Mobile Development

Mobile Development | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

machine learning ai artificial intelligence

ML Kit: Google brings machine learning APIs to mobile developers

The beta machine learning kit supports iOS and Android apps via the Firebase IDE and with TensorFlow Lite support

android p

What’s new for developers in Android P

Kotlin, machine learning, and greater app compatibility get attention in the latest Google developer tools

25 simple tools for mobile apps slide opener

25 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

Low-code and no-code development tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

data storage man watch

PowerApps: The route to apps for the rest of your employees

PowerApps gives you a platform for quickly building mobile applications for service workers that work cross-platform and that integrate with existing back ends

android phone hub

Why developers focus on ‘loser’ iOS over ‘winner’ Android

Linux has beat closed-source operating systems in every hardware category, but in mobile its Android derivative just can’t win in the ecosystem competition

android phone note taking app apps organization handwriting2

Android developers get programming extensions for Kotlin

The beta Android KTX extensions should make coding in Kotlin more concise and idiomatic

help wanted sign

Troubled jQuery mobile and UI projects seek new participants

Because of diminished resources, the two JavaScript-related projects are being merged

thumbs up multicultural

State of JavaScript: TypeScript rises, Angular falls

JavaScript developers prefer ES6, React, and Express, while TypeScript, Vue.js, and GraphQL draw strong interest

apps mobile

What’s next for the Glimmer mobile JavaScript library

Library for mobile apps getting custom bytecode for faster loading and even performance improvements

android oreo livestream resized

Google’s new mechanism to embed web content in Android apps

The Trusted Web Activity capability, soon to be in beta, lets apps use web-based content in a chromeless window

question woman

Maturing devops practices: what you don’t yet know

Why is it so hard for organizations to succeed in the journey to devops?

young businessman at starting line race run

Kotlin could overtake Java on Android next year

Now that Google has endorsed Kotlin for Android development, Java-based mobile developers could become dinosaurs

falling swift

Apple’s Swift is losing developers to multiplatform frameworks

Microsoft’s Xamarin, Apache Cordova, and Ionic are replacing the use of Swift and Xcode as developers seek to maintain fewer code bases

bossies 2017 software development

Bossie Awards 2017: The best software development tools

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for building systems and applications

Developer

8 reasons to develop a progressive web app

While native apps were once the be-all and end-all of mobile, there's a new contender on the block: PWAs

mobile payments / tablet

5 key challenges for mobile test automation

What are the top test-automation-at-scale challenges your apps will face?

Overlapping mobile tablets and phones

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

cloud computing shared public cloud

Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

mobile payments / phone

7 mobile usability success factors

7 key points in designing mobile apps to optimize usability and increase the chance for success

tango Google

Google releases SDK for augmented reality apps on Android

Similar to Apple’s ARKit for iOS, Android’s ARCore offers native APIs for motion tracking, environmental understanding, and light estimation

Load More