Aug 23, 2016 - Austin-based APPSPIRE.me releases an infographic that reveals the key insights to consider when choosing a platform for development. The infographic compares the positives and negatives of both iOS and Android development including development costs, user market, and ROI. Titled "iOS or Android: Which One for App Development?" lists over 15 pros and cons of development through iOS and Android. It touches on the importance of target audience and also mentions the issues with fragmentation.
Jul 25, 2016 - The Brenwill Workshop Ltd. announced that they will launch MoltenVK on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016, during the SIGGRAPH conference in Anaheim, California. MoltenVK is an implementation of the Vulkan graphics API that runs on Apple's Metal graphics framework on iOS and macOS. With MoltenVK, game developers get the performance benefits and added debugging and performance tuning capabilities of the Metal framework on iOS and macOS, while maintaining compliance with Vulkan.
Jul 19, 2016 - Marketing is what separates the winners from the losers in the App Store. Plenty of free information on app marketing already exists, but the new Appiness guide from Bright Newt has given iOS developers a step-by-step plan for effectively marketing their apps without breaking the bank. With cost-per-acquisition numbers trending upward over the past six months, Appiness couldn't come at a better time. A how-to marketing guide for turning duds into profitable apps.
Jul 12, 2016 - Xojo, Inc. today announces the availability of Xojo 2016 Release 2, the popular rapid application development tool for making apps for OS X, Windows and Linux, web, iOS, and Raspberry Pi. The latest release adds significant new features for iOS and web, along with 150 improvements overall. In addition, this release continues with HiDPI (Retina) support by adding HiDPI for web apps and dramatic improvements for Windows HiDPI. Xojo for iOS now has significantly improved support for tables.
May 04, 2016 - UK based LiveCode Ltd today unveils LiveCode 8, representing the next generation of the highly productive LiveCode coding environment for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux and Server platforms. Rewritten from the ground up, LiveCode 8 brings a new plug-in architecture allowing users to drag-drop widgets containing sophisticated functionality. Three years in the making, this represents the fruition of their $750,000 KickStarter funded project.
Apr 05, 2016 - Tech wizards, The App Developers have launched an exciting new program set to make social networking apps easy and affordable for Britain's growing legion of small businesses and start-ups. "Social for Everyone" is the innovative new scheme which allows start-ups to reap the benefits of their very own social app in the mould of Uber, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Instagram or Tinder, with full customisation options so that businesses can personalise these apps as an extension of their brand.
Mar 11, 2016 - Cullaboration Media today announces the launch of User Hook, a mobile app user retention & re-engagement service. User Hook helps mobile app developers create a relationship between themselves and their users. After adding User Hook to a mobile app by using the provided SDKs, developers are able to administer all messaging through the User Hook admin website. Through the use of in-app messaging, feedback forms, surveys & push messages, developers are able to engage users and gain their trust.
Mar 03, 2016 - App Camp For Girls is expanding in Summer 2016. An inaugural camp session will be held in Phoenix, Arizona. Camp sessions will also take place in established locations: Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia. At App Camp For Girls, campers receive a broad introduction to the process of iOS app development, from brainstorming and designing ideas to building and pitching their apps. The deadline for applying for the first round of acceptances is March 17, 2016.
Feb 07, 2016 - Marketing is what separates the winners from the losers in the App Store. Plenty of free information on app marketing already exists, but the new Appiness guide from Bright Newt has given iOS developers a step-by-step plan for effectively marketing their apps without breaking the bank. With cost-per-acquisition numbers trending upward over the past six months, Appiness couldn't come at a better time. A how-to marketing guide for turning duds into profitable apps.