September 26, 2012, 8:00 AM —
10 heavy-duty tools for mobile app development
As the market for mobile apps rapidly expands, so does the market for tools aimed at aiding developers in building them. Whether targeted at a single platform or calibrated for coding cross-platform apps, these tools provide developers powerful means for building feature-rich apps tailored to mobile devices.
Available tools leverage a vast array of technologies and libraries for creating mobile Web or native apps, with many offering the kind of functionality, such as testing and debugging, developers have long relied on for creating desktop applications.
The following 10 mobile development tools are worth exploring for building apps on various handheld devices.