Software application development has had to embrace a ‘mobile-first’ philosophy for the road ahead. Smartphone and tablet sales have skyrocketed, web usage from mobile devices far outstrips that seen at the desktop level and mobile data channels are now reported to run with a heavier and more enriched stream of content than ever before. For [...]
The Lawmakers move securing software up the agenda: HTC a high profile casualty With Mobile World Congress 2013 taking place in Barcelona this week and all the fanfare over new product launches and technology, it may have escaped many people's notice that something monumental has happened. No, it's not a new device, a new form [...]
HP software and service announcements of March 20th Application transformation sets out HP’s portfolio of products and services for helping organizations transition their application portfolios to the next generation of Cloud-enabled, mobile client-served application solutions. It is a strategy well aimed at the thinking about modernization and rationalization that is current in many enterprises. Of [...]
As we move into 2012 we can be assured that there will be numerous stories of rogue applications sitting on social media sites stealing users data. Despite the spectacle that every breach causes, platform owners seem to have little interest in regulating their developers and creating user friendly platforms. Social Media Let's take Facebook as an [...]
Security, is a big nightmare. You have no idea what else may be running on the computer that your software is to be installed on. To be sure that your software is protected and to protect your users, developers must improve their secure code skills.
No matter how well an application is designed or how hard developers try, in a world of complex software we need to rely on QA and software testing to ensure that applications are secure and stable. Unfortunately for many companies, they still treat the QA and test teams as an afterthought. Unless that changes, software will never live up to the hype or be the successful tool that most users expect it to be.
Last week, it emerged that Apple was being sued by two groups of iPhone and iPad users for leaking data that could identify users. Given Apple's strict control over applications and the hurdles that developers have to jump through in order to get onto the iTunes Store, this may well have come as a shock [...]