Big Question For Developers – Phones, Tablets Or Both

iosdevicesApp developers are in great demand these days, but many in the industry wander whether it is more profitable to specialize for a single hardware category or to acquire all-around expertise.

Mobile platforms are quickly becoming the main battlefield in the war between large IT corporations – even the old-school industry leaders such as Microsoft are forced to seriously consider the marketing potentials of this fast-growing new field. Tablet computers and smartphone devices are currently eating away significant market share from traditional PC’s, creating additional demand for mobile app developers in the process. While the smartphones outsold tablets in 2012 with 900 million units shipped worldwide compared to 128 million, analysts expect that with a 50% growth rate year-over-year the tablets will soon outpace PC sales and it won’t be long before they become the preferred platform for internet browsing. All this is great news for mobile app developers who earn their livelihood on App Store or Google Play, but right now it isn’t entirely clear what the future will bring when it comes to the future of this blossoming software engineering field. Continue reading Big Question For Developers – Phones, Tablets Or Both