Developer ecosystem insights for Q2 2019 report
Monday, November 18, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
The data from the Developer Economics survey give all the answers in the recently published State of the Developer Nation Q2 2019 report, which - as always- is now available for free download!
What’s new in the developer ecosystem?
The report highlights the latest insights from the developer ecosystem, based on responses from 19,000+ softwar...
Monday, April 9, 2018 by Richard Harris
SlashData announces the release of the State of the Developer Nation Report 14th Edition, based on the results of the bi-annual Developer Economics survey, which reached 21,700+ developers from 169 countries in 9 areas of involvement in November-December 2017.State of the Developer Nation Report report focuses on 4 major themes, each with its own visualization:For the f...
Take the Scifi developer survey and win a $200 Amazon voucher
Friday, June 9, 2017 by Mark Wilcox
We are excited to present you with the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by VisionMobile! This is their 13th developer survey, focusing on tools, training and career development. The survey has an annual reach of more than 40,000 developers around the world, so it is a chance for you to contribute to the global developer community. The survey includes r...
Show Me the Money! A Look at the Profitable App Publishing Models
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Kaushal Amin
The app explosion on mobile has been impressive. Smartphones have been adopted faster than any other technology in living memory. The leading platform, Android, boasts around 1.4 million apps in the Play Store, and Apple's iOS, in second place, is not far behind with 1.1 million apps. The potential opportunity is huge, but numbers don't tell the whole story. Prospe...
Lessons From the Consumer App Gold Rush: How Enterprise Mobile App Developers Can Succeed
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by David Lavenda
Developers continue flocking to mobile applications, and for good reason; according to investment bank Digi-Capital, mobile app revenues could reach $70 billion by 2017. On the other hand, most of these developers are struggling and need to accept that the consumer app Gold Rush is over. Some apps continue to defy reason and explode seemingly overnight (think&...
Report Shows Mobile Developers Are Still Struggling Monetizing Apps
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by Richard Harris
Vision Mobile’s 7th Developer Economics surveyed more than 10,000 developers on the app economy, tracking developer experiences across platforms, revenues, apps, tools, APIs, segments and regions.Highlights from the report Include:Platform Wars- On a global level the platform wars are ending with iOS claiming the majority of the high-end device market and Andr...
App Developers Below the Poverty Line 60 percent Make Less Than $500 According to Recent Report
Monday, February 10, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
It’s hard to think that there are impoverished app developers out there, and it’s probably not the reality, however a new Vision Mobile report shows that only 40% of indie developers make more than $500 per month per app. Yes, they can launch multiple apps to make more money, but keeping up with and maintaining several apps can be difficult.It just underscores...
HTML5 App Development: Insight into Choices for Mobile Developers to Bring Web Apps to Market
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
How HTML5 mobile app developers decide between four fundamental choices to bring web apps to market is the basis of a recent report by Vision Mobile.
The report is taken from data derived from four different sources: raw data from Vision Mobile’s Q2 Developer Economics survey (6,000 respondents, April-May 2013); analytics from 30,000 plus Android apps available in Goog...
Is Android First Really a Myth App Industry Picks & Shovels How to Succeed with Mobile Developer Tools And Other Thoughts from Developereconomics.com
Friday, November 1, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
So is there really a move for app developers away from iOS and to Android? Vision Mobileâs Mark Wilcox answers these and other developer centric questions in recent blog posts on Vision Mobile’s developer website, Developereconomics.com.
On Thursday’s blog post Mark provides his thoughts on the speculation of an emerging Android first developer mentality. I...
Vision Mobile Developer Economics Survey Now Underway, Takes 10 Minutes for App Developers to Participate
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
The sixth annual Mobile Developer Economics Survey is now underway. Vision Mobile is hosting the survey which represents one of the top annual resources for providing a snapshot of the state of app development from a developer’s perspective.
We just finished the survey and it only took us 5 minutes to complete, although they suggest that it could take clos...
Old School Vs New School App Monetization
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by Richard Harris
A chat with Scott Weller, CTO of SessionM about how monetizing mobile apps has changed.
ADM: Last time we
spoke you mentioned there’s a difference between the “old school” and “new
school” approach to monetizing with mobile ads.What did you mean by this?
WELLER: There’s a big
difference between the “old school” strategy used by app developers to monetize
Vision Mobile Releases Developer Economics Q3 2013 Report
Friday, July 19, 2013 by Richard Harris
Vision Mobile has released its Developer Economics Q3 2013 - State of the Developer Nation Report. The survey of over 6,000 developers in 115 countries examines mobile ecosystems, developer mindshare, monetization trends, revenue models and developer tools.
Highlights of the report include: Android leads at 71% of developers using the platform, followed by iOS at 56%...
Developer platform survey says iOS and Android still king, but RIM is catching up
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Richard Harris
Chances are you are a mobile developer reading that with one or more apps for iOS and Android published. But there is also a chance you could be a RIM developer with apps published as well, this coming from the results of a new survey "Developer Economics Report".What!? You said RIM -meaning Blackberry? Yes, we said RIM. I think this can be largely credited to the up an...