Developers seem to be interested in the type of numbers that Android is producing.
According to an Appcelerator/IDC report published today, mobile developers have a growing interest in developing for Google's (GOOG) Android, even over Apple's (AAPL) iOS platform. The interest is likely related, at least in part, to Android's exploding market share.
72% of developers say Android "is best positioned to power a large number and variety of connected devices in the future," compared to 25% for iOS. As we'll show in more detail, this begins to explain why 59% of developers now favor Android's long-term outlook, vs. 35% for iOS.
Interestingly, while the future is bright for Android in the Mobile space, the present still belongs to Apple...
Apple's iPad leads the way, but Android tablets are gaining fast, even before they exist
There's lots to learn about where the next generation of third-party mobile apps are coming from in a survey published Wednesday by Appcelerator, maker of a popular Titanium cross-platform development tool that seems to have escaped the wrath of Steve Jobs.
The survey, conducted last week among 2,733 of its more than 51,000 customers, took a deep MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 23, 2010 6:02 AM ET
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