According to a recent survey by EvansData, mobile devices are becoming much more important in the application development world. In fact, the survey found that 35 to 40 percent of developers target mobile devices. In addition, 73 percent of enterprise developers plan to extend applications to mobile devices in the next 12 months.
Other interesting findings in the report include the following:
- By 2015, India will likely have more software developers than the United States.
- Use of agile development methodologies is increasing.
- 83 percent of developers surveyed anticipate some type of cloud development.
- Developers are frequent users of social media, particularly Facebook.