Understanding Software Development

what is Software Development

Understanding software development begins by understanding what software is. Software is defined as a set of instructions and programs, independent of hardware, that command the functions and actions of computers.  There are four main types of software and they include:  System software: These provide primary functions like disk management, operating systems, hardware management, utilities and other necessary functions for computer operation.  Programming software: These are software used by developers to code. They provide them with tools such as text editors, linkers, compilers and debuggers, among others.  Application software: These refer…

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Top 8 Mobile App Development Editors

Top 8 Mobile App Development Editors

Mobile apps are a way for companies to conveniently and efficiently communicate with customers and their popularity is only rising. According to Build Fire, there are more than 2.7 billion Smartphone users in the world and approximately 90% of the time spent on a smartphone is through apps.  This popularity means that a mobile app development company has a long list of potential customers when they develop something new. No matter what type of app a company makes or the platform it’s on, there’s always a potential for a large…

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FierceBiotech IT tests mobile technology with senior pharma, biotech, and IT leaders

Mhealth

FierceBiotech IT has been updating pharmaceutical, biotechnology, IT leaders on the ways in which technology is moving forward, and that includes the use of mobile for the shaping of clinical research and trials. Mobile developers are already starting to make ground with some of the large drug making companies (and their deep pockets), as they come up with new devices and apps that help to streamline the various processes for product development, marketing and advertising, and sales. The mobile industry is starting to believe that there is a significant place…

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App searches to become simplified

Mobile apps payments

When apps first started becoming popular, there weren’t enough of them to worry about the state of the marketplace and its overall search-ability, but as smartphones and tablets have become much more commonplace, app-related search engines have become far too messy to continue as they are in 2012. The mobile world has become a chaotic battle for developers to try to have their apps discovered, even when device users are seeking those apps specifically. The stores and search engines for apps are finally now beginning the improvements to their support…

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New mobile app privacy guidelines released for comment by the Mobile Marketing Association

Mobile App Builder

The head trade association for the mobile industry worldwide, the Mobile Marketing Association, has announced that it has released a document called the “MMA Mobile Application Privacy Policy” , for public comment. It contains the first-ever set of guidelines for the basic data processes and privacy issues pertaining to mobile apps. According to Greg Stuart, the CEO of MMA Global, the guidelines issued by the organization for public comment will address an urgent requirement for all businesses that are active in the mobile marketing industry. They are meant to offer…

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