Here are 18 guides, papers, articles, and ebooks on Mobile
Application Development to help you understand the various
frameworks, platforms, markets and types of mobile applications
available to select from today for your mobile application development.
Many experienced software developers are finding that creating great
mobile applications is deceptively difficult. These types of apps are
completely different from desktop apps, and there is currently a
shortage of experienced mobile developers capable of understanding
those differences and delivering truly quality mobile applications. But
mobile will only be growing in the IT world. As reported by
ChannelInsider, an IBM developerWorks survey found that 55% of IT
professionals believe that mobile software application development for
the iPhone, Android devices and tablets will surpass development for
all other traditional platforms by 2015.
Sensing, Computing and Dissemination
book aims to engage engineers and mobile developers in the design,
development, and deployment of the newest mobile applications.
page for this book in pdf format (185 pages, 8mb,
Practices for Developing Mobile Applications (8 pages, 130kb,
This whitepaper discusses the two mobile application models (online and
smart client applications), and the advantages and disadvantages of
each. Best practice steps are presented for developing occasionally
connected smart client applications.
Mobile Application Development: Challenges and Best Practices
(7 pages, 134kb,
This paper explores the unique challenges of mobile application
development and shares some hard-learned lessons and best practices for
the efficient development of applications that users will love to use.
Application Development Platforms: The Options (41 slides,
Slide presentation analyzing the characteristics and capabilities of
mobile development platforms: low-end, mid-level, and smartphone.
in Mobile Application Development (10 pages, 342kb,
This paper takes a developer's perspective to explore how mobile
development structural changes will influence the mobile application
development markets and what developers need to understand to position
themselves within the current trends.
Engineering Issues for Mobile Application Development (4
paper provides an overview of important software engineering research
issues related to the development of applications that run on mobile
devices. Among the topics are development processes, tools, user
interface design, application portability, quality, and security.
Toward an Efficient Framework for Designing, Developing, and Using
Secure Mobile Applications (7 pages, 427kb,
The aim of this paper is to highlight and discuss main issues to
consider when developing mobile applications and mobile Web services
and then propose a framework that leads developers through different
steps and modules toward development of efficient and secure mobile
Programming PDA applications for Windows Mobile using C# (8
This paper details a C# and SQL Server Mobile 2005 application to keep
a shoping list. The purpose of the application is to offer the user an
easier way to manage his/her shopping options.
Mobile Application Development (5 pages, 65kb,
a test to find out how XHTML MP components should and should
be used in order to build a usable mobile application.
Applications with IBM WebSphere - Everyplace Access Design
(456 pages, 4.7mb,
This redbook provides application designers and developers with a broad
overview of mobile e-business application design and development using WebSphere Everyplace Access.
Mobile Applications for WebSphere Commerce using the hybrid application
programming model (36 pages, 1.1mb,
Learn how to build mobile applications for WebSphere Commerce using the
hybrid application programming model. This article describes the hybrid
model, how it compares to the other mobile application programming
models, and how to use it to build iPhone and Android applications for
WebSphere Commerce in two case studies.
Wireless Applications using J2ME Technology (11 pages, 409kb,
Mobile Device Technology - Documentation
Documentation of mobile Java technologies, including API
specifications, white papers, style guides, and porting guides.
Mobile Device Technology - Technical Articles & Tips
Tech Tips (also see archive
of older Java ME tips)
Card Technical Articles
ME Technical Articles
4 J2ME eBooks,
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