2
votes
1answer
66 views

Can each mobile app have its own client account for payments? (Windows Phone, Android and iPhone)

My company has many clients wanting mobile applications and having the payments come into our account and then sorting the payments would be a real pain. So can a company have a main account to ...
8
votes
2answers
678 views

Why don't mobile platforms support generational garbage collection?

Both Windows Phone/Xbox and Android lack support for generational garbage collection. This is frustrating for a lot of programmers. There seems to be a legitimate engineering reason to it, but I can't ...
6
votes
1answer
317 views

What's your take on the future of Windows Phone 7? [closed]

There have been similar questions in the past, but I find them mostly outdated. So let's reiterate - Do you think it's worth investing into and developing for Windows Phone 7? I am personally quite ...
1
vote
2answers
132 views

Cost-Effective, Cross-Platform Mobile Hardware/Cell Service

What is the recommended acquisition strategy for having multi-platform, service-connected devices for mobile developers? Is it necessary to have separate phone numbers and service plans for each ...
25
votes
6answers
12k views

Do we actually have to pay to make Windows Phone, Android, or iPhone apps? [closed]

I want to know how much does it cost to develop a free phone app (which means i price it at $0) on: WP7 iPhone Android What if now I want to price the app at $0.99? How much do I have to pay if ...
0
votes
3answers
296 views

What cannot be unit-tested in mobile app?

I really value unit-testing in developing webapps. I haven't had any experience in developing mobile apps. Is there anything that cannot be unit-tested in mobile apps? And what is the workaround for ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Which mobile development platform is easiest to develop?

From your experience in developing mobile apps, which mobile development platform is easiest to develop? iOS, Android or WinPhone 7? And why would do you think it is the easiest? If you can order it ...
1
vote
1answer
356 views

How Data Transfers differ on Smart Phones: Iphone vs. Android vs. Windows Phone

I am interested in how each individual smart phone is allowed to handle data transfers within a third-party app. I am interested in designing apps that allow customers to update, transfer, download, ...
4
votes
4answers
355 views

Converting to a mac-book pro for multi disciplined development

I am in a bit of a bind. I have been contracted to create a small suite of applications for Android, iOS and WP7. Currently I am also on the market for a new notebook for development. Now the issue I ...
4
votes
4answers
481 views

What's the best route to getting started in moble app development?

As per the question title, I'm interested in starting up a new side project and I'm currently looking at doing a bit of mobile development as said project. I'm actually in a bit of a good position ...
5
votes
5answers
971 views

Why should I learn to make apps for Windows Phone 7 instead of Android? [closed]

What would be the reason one learn to make apps for Windows Phone 7 instead of Android phones? Is there any reason why Windows Phone 7 is the platform that a developer choose instead of Android? ...