In this article I aim to help with the above challenge by means of a slightly unconventional approach: In my research I tried to quantify the merits of the most popular libraries, given a series of "developer-friendly" metrics. Sounds weird and subjective? It is. Read on.
Google planning hybrid Android/Chrome OS tablets
In this edition Google is reportedly planning hybrid devices that run both Android and Chrome, game developers boycott Oculus due to its founder’s support for Donald Trump and Google takes its Daydream SDK out of beta.
Angular team announces final release of version 2.0
In this edition, Angular team announces the release of Android Studio 2.2, Oracle confirms rumours of a Java EE 8 delay and Microsoft has been crowned the new king when it comes to open source contributors.
News round up - Razer launches new fund for VR & gaming start-ups
In this week's news roundup. In this edition, Blackstorm raises $33.5m for a 'post-app store", Razer launches a new fund for VR and gaming start-ups and Kony releases a new survey on the challenges of wearable development.
News roundup - Google opens Early Access beta testing to more developers
In this week's news roundup, Google cancels its modular smartphone project, Apple plans to delete abandoned apps from the App Store and Epic releases a new version of Unreal Engine 4. Read on for the full news rundown.
Whatever happened to Operator Billing?
The world of mobile commerce is evolving fast, and is only going to become more important as it grows and changes so rapidly, but mobile network operators will struggle to be more than a big player in it.
Getting users to pay for things remains the biggest challenge for the app developer
More than half of mobile developers are living in “app poverty”: making less than $500 a month from their apps. We’ve produced an infographic which looks at insights such as this from The Evolving State of Mobile Commerce, a report published by VisionMobile in collaboration with Braintree.
Developer Tools Survey – Winners
Welcome to the full rundown of the Developer Economics: Developer Tools Benchmarking (April-May 2016) prize-draw winners. Below you’ll find a table comprised of both the email addresses and countries of all the people that won (the emails are obfuscated for security reasons).
Using Bash in Windows - today
The soon-to-be-released Windows Subsystem for Linux is a brilliant. Nevertheless, there is no need to wait for Microsoft to make WSL available to everyone. I've been using Bash in Windows - in my daily workflow - for the last 5 years and it's working like a charm. If you want to do the same, read on.