Appcelerator/IDC Q3 2012 Mobile Developer Survey Reports Majority of Developers Believe Mobile Start-up Could Disrupt Facebook
World’s Largest Mobile Developer Survey Reveals Most Popular App Form Factors for 2015, Apple and iOS Dominance, and Ongoing Issues Developers Face Supporting Multiple Platforms. These are just a few key findings.
In conjunction with IDC, we are pleased to share results of a joint survey of more than 5,500 Appcelerator developers – the world’s largest mobile developer survey conducted to date. Findings reveal that a majority of developers believe a mobile-first social startup may disrupt Facebook. The report also states that developers predict they will be building mobile apps for form factors such as televisions, connected cars, game consoles, Google Glass, and foldable screens by 2015. Apple continues to reign as the platform of choice, while Android development remains in decline, and interest in developing for RIM sinks to an all-time low.