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...
Here's what happened at VisionMobile's Future Developer Summit
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
VisionMobile hosted a first of its kind, Future Developer Summit, on October 4, 2016 in Santa Clara. The event was organized in association with Catchy Agency and was hosted by Intel at their Executive Briefing Center. The Future Developer Summit is an exclusive, invite-only Director-level event where developer relations leaders gather to network, exchange program...
What Developers Really Think of Chatbots
Thursday, September 8, 2016 by Richard Harris
VisionMobile has released its first report on Emerging Technologies, the Chatbot Developer Landscape 2016. This report provides an overview of the emerging landscape of chatbot development and examines developer awareness and perceptions about chatbots. It is based on a large-scale online developer survey that reached an impressive 16,500+ respondents from 145 countries...
Why Hasn't the Internet of Things Taken Off and How Can It
Friday, June 17, 2016 by Manav Khurana
Nest thermostats, Hue light bulbs, Fitbit fitness trackers – these and a number of competing devices are the kinds of Internet of Things applications to reach the general public. That’s solid progress if you compare today’s IoT to where it was 5 years ago, when it was primarily the domain of enthusiasts, but it’s a long way from the kind of ubiquity we see in the m...
There Are More Indie App Publisher Millionaire's Than You Think
Friday, November 6, 2015 by Richard Harris
According to a recent research study conducted by Pollen VC and Priori Data, 1,887 app developers have generated more than $1 million in revenues in the last 12 months. And 20,000 app developers and companies will have made over $100,000 in revenues, no small chunk of change. The two companies point to the results as an indication that there are still opportunities for ...
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...
Making Devices Support Android Could Be The Future
Friday, March 14, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
I’ve long believed that devices drive the app economy. Why has Samsung created such a lead in the smartphone market? Because they are the best in offering a plethora of devices that offer speed, functionality, gee whiz looks, and more. Sure there are apps, but Apple has just as many.I believe people care more about devices than apps. However, from an app developer stand...
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...
Vision Mobile Releases “The European App Economy” Report
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Vision Mobile has released a new research report, The European App Economy, which analyzes the relative sizes of the app market in the European Union. The report tracks app revenues and jobs generated by the app economy in the EU28.
In addition to the statistics provided in the report, it also provides recommendations on how the EU can leverage and grow its app econom...
Vision Mobile’s Enterprise App Developer Atlas Provides Old School Print Poster for Developers
Saturday, September 14, 2013 by Richard Harris
We receive literally hundreds of news, commentary and other reports on the app development industry and it is relatively rare that we say to ourselves “wow, how about that!”
However, Vision Mobile’s Enterprise App Developer Atlas has made us say just that with its old school availability as a printed poster coupled with its decidedly new school demonstration on the com...
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...