Now we get to the last installment of the job trends posts, mobile development job trends. Given that mobile development is the hottest thing right now, the trends are important, and at some points difficult to read. The terms included in this list were iPhone, Android, WP7 or “Windows Phone“, BlackBerry, Symbian, WebOS and PhoneGap. There is some… Read More Mobile Development Job Trends – February 2012
This is the latest addition to the job trends posts, with the last entry back in April. As in all of the job trends posts, I am not going to debate the benefits of mobile operating system applications over generic HTML applications or one OS over another, as that is not the point. The terms included in… Read More Mobile Development Job Trends – August 2011
I had been planning to write this post for months, but I never got around to filling in the details. However, Louis Gray wrote about the difficulty of learning to program for all of the different platforms. I figured that it was the perfect setup to this post. Louis explains the problem nicely: While in… Read More How Do You Learn To Program On All These Platforms?
Om Malik wrote a post about the new mobile phones yesterday that made me realize something. We have not seen such radical change in the mobile space since the invention of mobile phones. Until recently, smart phones were really just the Palm and Blackberry. Those phones were really just good address books with email. Browsing… Read More The Radical Change Is Mobile, But Not Development