logo
blog-logo

Recent Posts of Tools

share-icon
April 27, 2015
Developer Interview: Building Apps for Wearables Isn’t about Tools

Softeq Development is involved in everything mobile: from business apps, digital imaging and utilities to mobile games, wearable technology, sensor-rich equipment and its remote management. They have built dozens of embedded solutions, web, and mobile applications for such clients as Nike, NVIDIA, Omron, AMD, Atlas Copco, EPSON, Disney Parks and Resorts. T. Our associate author, Alkis Polyrakis, discussed with Softeq’s CEO, Chris Howard.

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
April 08, 2015
The Rise of Mobile C#

Despite losing in the platform wars, Microsoft’s developer ecosystem is still strong and they’re not showing much sign of wanting to give up their tools. The latest Developer Economics survey showed that 38% of mobile developers were using C# for some of their work and 16% use it as their main language. Those developers are not all focused on Microsoft platforms by a long way. So what are they doing?

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
March 30, 2015
Developer Interview: Which tools is WillowTree using?

WillowTree is a leading app development company that has produced over 300 titles since 2007, such as My Pregnancy Today that has seen more than 12 million downloads. Our collaborator, Alkis Polyrakis, discussed with their Systems Architect, Alex Shafran, who led the development of projects for GunBroker, Quintiles, the Red Cross and the NBA, about their strategies and tools of preference.

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
March 23, 2015
API Management tools: How to find the one for you

API management is an important piece of the API Strategy puzzle. The existing solutions vary greatly both in features and technical implementation. There is no one size fits all – best choice depends on the requirements of your organization. Let’s attempt to scratch the surface of API Management.

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
March 16, 2015
Top 5 Tools for Augmented Reality in Mobile Apps

Augmented Reality (AR) is about overlaying pieces of a virtual world over the real world (in contrast to Virtual Reality (VR) that is about replacing the real world with a virtual one). On mobile devices, this simply means enhancing what you can see through the device’s camera with multimedia content (e.g. you can point your camera at a movie poster and watch its trailer, or you can point it at a star in the sky and learn its name). So, basically AR comes down to the following three fundamental questions: where to display what and how.

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
March 05, 2015
Comparison of 4 popular JavaScript MV* frameworks (part 2)

In the first part of our JavaScript MV* framework comparison we introduced AngularJS, Ember, Backbone.js and the newcomer React, we showed some code examples and discussed their strengths and weaknesses. In this second part we are going to have a look at their market share, community support and estimated growth to help you make the […]

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
February 25, 2015
21 tools behind the success of King and Halfbrick Studios

King and Halfbrick Studios are some of the most successful mobile game developers. Their best-selling games, i.e. Candy Crash Saga (King) and Fruit Ninja (Halfbrick), rate in the 100M – 500M download tier on Google Play and rank among the Top 100 on iTunes. Did you ever wonder which tools they use and how they compare? Do they use the same SDKs available to the rest of us mortal developers and what can we learn from their tooling choices?

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
January 29, 2015
Comparison of 4 popular JavaScript MV* frameworks (part 1)

Finding a comprehensive comparison between any kind of JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries or Extensions is not hard these days. Especially when it comes to Javascript MV* Frameworks, which are used to develop single-page applications (SPAs), and their notorious representatives, i.e. AngularJS, Ember, Backbone.js and newcomer React. A simple Google Search offers a plethora of technical comparisons to choose from. What they don’t usually mention, though, is the overall features those frameworks provide and how they compete for different use cases.

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
January 20, 2015
Go ahead and add that extra ad library, but be careful about which one you add

In our case study we started with a set of 236,245 free to download Android apps from the Google Play store mined in 2011. Overall we found that the apps connected to 72 different ad networks through the respective libraries. In all there were three key findings in our study: Finding 1: Developers integrated more […]

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

share-icon
January 13, 2015
Are prototyping tools becoming essential?

How do you design the UI for a new app or feature? Good old fashioned pencil and paper? Photoshop or Sketch? Perhaps a wireframing tool like Balsamiq? Maybe you build clickable mockups or fully interactive prototypes? However you go about it, getting some feedback on a design before it’s fully coded is great way to save time and effort. When building apps for clients they’re usually a lot happier if they can see and touch what they’ll be getting before it’s built.

READ MORE
comment-icon0 Comments

Contact us
SlashData, 19-21 Hatton Gardens,
London, EC1N 8BA, United Kingdom,
+44 845 003 8742, +44 845 003 8787
community@developereconomics.com
Home
About
Why join
Promote the Survey
Referrer
Partners
Affiliates
Resources
Reports
Graphs
Blog

SlashData © Copyright 2021| All rights reserved |Cookie Policy |Privacy Policy