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DZone's Guide to

Mobile Development

The 2015 DZone Guide to Mobile Development includes views from developer, user, and infrastructure perspectives; a sweet listing of platforms and frameworks to facilitate mobile development; plus a fun glance at pain points encountered by mobile developers.

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Table of Contents

2
Letter From the Editor
3
Executive Summary
4
Key Research Findings
8
Concerns and Complaints: Mobile Development From Dev and User Perspectives
12
The 3 Types of Mobile Experiences
15
Diving Deeper Into Mobile Development
18
Mobile Development Pain Points
20
The Internet of Things and Its Impact on All Things Mobile
24
Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS): Doing the Heavy Lifting on Backend Integration
30
Mobile App Testing Checklist
31
Solutions Directory
34
Diving Deeper Into Featured Mobile Development Solutions
35
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