This week I have been monitoring a few stories which all link together really
nicely, with respect to the continued growth in Mobile Applications and
Here are the stories I have been tracking...
Jeanette Der Bedrosian, USA TODAY wrote about... "An iPhone Developer
University Program launched last fall, however, allows qualifying colleges
and universities to produce iPhone apps at no cost, spurring several
institutions to offer a course in the technology. Apple declined to comment
on the number of schools participating, but they include Stanford and NJIT".
Check out the full story here Maggie shields, BBC News discussed... "The
market for mobile applications, or apps, will become "as big as the
internet", peaking at 10 million apps in 2020, a leading online store says.".
Check out the full story here Neil Hughes, AppleInsider stated...
We are in the 5th article in my series of 8, covering the creation of an
Enterprise iOS application using the Sybase Unwired Platform, with the
ability to synchronize data.
By now you should know that for the Sybase Unwired Platform, Mobile Business
Objects (MBOs) are the encapsulation of the business process logic and data
into a reusable unit that can be accessed from a variety of clients.
Developers can bundle MBOs and generate the device application code required
for an advanced developer to develop device applications for mobile devices
in the Native SDK required and that ... (more)
In the 7th and penultimate article of my Sybase UnWired Platform Series
developing against iOS, we have created the app and now need to iteratively
test. Testing the iOS/SUP application uses a combination of Apple's Xcode
Environment, the SUP Control Center and the Logs generated by the Unwired
Below is a screen shot of the SUP Control Center web console. This is where
we need to register a user against the Unwired Server, including an
activation code, before we run the iOS client that has been written. This is
accessible via the URL https://:8283/scc/#
The ... (more)
This is a major milestone for an outstanding iconic Platform; from a company
that always gives 100%... Apple... if they go into a market... they go into
Since the iPhone was ‘born', we have seen many OS updates and two variants
of the iPhone hardware... as well as a lot of consumer excitement, which is
eventually coming to the Enterprise Mobility world.
What can't be forgotten is that without the iPhone developers of this world,
this would not have been possible. There are 35,000 applications on the App
Store and each and every iPhone developer, that has either a free or
This is the last in a series of five initial articles, in which I'm going to
put my thoughts and findings on the subject of Enteprise Mobility.
For this final article I have decided to sum up the thoughts and findings of
the previous articles to form an initial set of 'Steps for Success' for an
Enterprise Mobility Strategy.
Currently my thoughts are...
Take a Strategic approach that can evolve and adapt, with innovations and
opportunities that will happen in the mobile industry... For example look at
the handset and OS market and one thing that you can say is, that it is
always ... (more)