Q4 2012 Top Mobile Predictions Developer Report | Appcelerator Webinar
Join Michael King, Appcelerator's Director of Enterprise Strategy, as he reviews key findings and top predictions for 2013 from the Appcelerator/IDC Q4 2012 Mobile Developer Report:
- Interest in iOS and Android Platforms Remains Stable. Despite the introduction of new products in Q4 and the massive success of devices like the iPod mini, Amazon Kindle, Samsung Galaxy S III, and iPhone 5, developer interest in the most popular platforms (i.e. iOS, Android, Blackberry) remains high, but relatively unchanged since Q3 2012.
- Amazon Kindle Struggles. Despite Amazon’s sizeable investment in its signature Kindle tablet, developers doubt that the device provides significant revenue opportunities. Google Nexus Starts Strong. An unprecedented number of respondents express strong interest in developing mobile apps for the Nexus platform.
- Microsoft Surface Insufficient. Microsoft’s Surface tablet has yet to excite the developer community.
- Mobile Will Forever Change Retail. Mobile developers anticipate that it is “likely to very likely” that most retail companies will have enabled mobile commerce in 2013.