March 26, 2010

Android Builds Extend Corona SDK Beyond iPhone

Ansca Mobile has announced that Corona SDK 1.2, scheduled for released in May, will allow developers to create Android apps in addition to iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps. “It’s my distinct pleasure to confirm that, yes, indeed, actually we are actively working on an Android version of Corona (code-named

Smartphone Use Rises 193%

In its February 2010 Mobile Metrics Report, Admob reveals that smartphones accounted for 48 percent of traffic, up from 35 percent the year before. In absolute terms, traffic increased a full 193 percent from February 2009. Although feature phone traffic increased in absolute terms, its share of the market fell

Agile Development and SAP

In this article, Developer World takes a long, hard look at the recent problems at SAP, including delays and lack of innovation. While the company has embraced agile development as a partial solution, the article suggests that its leadership is “making the all-too-common mistake of assuming agile development and business

Huge Growth Projected for Web Tech, Software, Systems Job Market

It’s a good time to be looking for a job in application development—and most other areas of IT. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for systems and application software developers will grow 30%-34% in the next eight years. In all, the agency predicts 1.4 million job openings