In the rush among carriers to be more than a dumb pipe, AT&T today became the latest to offer APIs to developers, in a bid to drive more revenue from its mobile network: it is partnering with mobile app developer platform Appcelerator to offer APIs for speech, mobile messaging and mobile payment services into their apps.
It’s hard enough just keeping your head above water as an entrepreneur or small business owner without having to worry about how you’re going to afford to build mobile apps. You know your business needs mobile apps, that you need to be where your customers are — regardless of platform or device.
Adobe has released two new platform initiatives for developers and content publishers: Open Source Media Framework, previously part of the Strobe project, gives developers new open source tools to build media players based on the Adobe Flash Platform; Text Layout Framework, or TLF, provides developers with new typography capabilities
The Q2 mobile developer survery, conducted by Appcelerator, the makers of Titanium platform for building mobile and desktop apps, shows that Developers are more interested in developing applications for Apple's iOS than Android.
Appcelerator is all about speeding the development of rich, native mobile apps. One way Appcelerator does this is with Titanium, its next-gen mobile app development platform. But now it’s looking to accelerate app development* by helping other startups focused on features, capabilities, or verticals that it’s not focused on itself.
Pixate, a Y Combinator-backed startup allowing mobile developers to style their native applications using CSS, is today launching to the public after several months of beta testing with hundreds of developers.