Browse ‘n Move – The State and Trends of Mobile Internet

Oh, mobile browsing – one of the hottest topics these days isn’t it? Now that all the cool kids and their grandmas have Internet access on their mobile gadgets (90% of the population has mobile network coverage!), we can take a look at how they’re using it, where, and what should we expect from the future. Click the infographic below to learn more. Continue reading “Browse ‘n Move – The State and Trends of Mobile Internet”

TIOBE Programming Community Index for December 2011

December Headline: C++ about to be dethroned by C#

Since the beginning of the TIOBE index back in 2001, the programming language C++ has been number 3 of the chart in a very consistent way. Perl, Visual Basic and PHP have been number 3 too, but these languages could keep this position only for a few months. Now C# is knocking on the door. It will certainly be a tough battle again. C# is Microsoft’s most active and evolving programming language, whereas Microsoft recently announced to revive C++ in favor of… C#. We will see what will happen the next few months. Continue reading “TIOBE Programming Community Index for December 2011”

TIOBE Programming Community Index for November 2011

November Headline: Objective-C programming language of the year 2011?

There are only 2 months to go before TIOBE will announce the programming language of the year 2011. This award is given to the programming language with the highest increase in ratings in one year. Objective-C seems to be the best candidate with a current delta of +2.79%, followed by C# (+1.61%) and JavaScript (+0.90%). It is interesting to note that Objective-C was in the same situation in November 2009 and 2010. Google’s new language Go surpassed Objective-C in the last month of 2009. Python did the same in 2010. And yes, there is a new dark horse this year: Google’s brand new Dart language. It entered the charts last month at position 107. This month it is already at position 63. Will it be able to beat Objective-C? We will see… Continue reading “TIOBE Programming Community Index for November 2011”

TIOBE Programming Community Index for October 2011

October Headline: Java is losing ground despite its new version 7 release

Java lost almost 1% of its popularity in September. If this trend continues, C will be number one again next month. Other interesting observations are that both Objective-C and Transact-SQL scored new all time highs, Assembly reentered the top 20, Visual Basic.NET gained many places (from #39 to #25), while F# had a hard time (from #23 to #46). Continue reading “TIOBE Programming Community Index for October 2011”

Annual Developer Income Report From Chris

It is over one year since I gave up my day job to become an independent developer (It is more than a year but I have missed a few reports so I will sum 12 months that has been reported on this blog). All my projects that generate any money has been build by me with a little help of some freelancers. All has been done on my own schedule without any boss complaining or some crazy deadlines. Some of you are reading my reports from the beginning and some of you are here for the first time. I believe that this annual report will be very interesting for all of you. I will make a two sections. One where I will spilt all my income by months and another where I will sum all sources of income from last 12 reports. Continue reading “Annual Developer Income Report From Chris”

Developer Income Report #14 From Chris

As many of you already know I am publishing my monthly income reports each month. Here is another one that will sum up the August 2011. As I have discovered some new methods to make your applications more visible on the Android Market and have updated my “Make Money on Android” eBookwith this tips – my income has been much higher than on my last month averages! So both my Android ads revenue and eBook sales have been pretty well in last month. Moreover new technique has been confirmed by many of you to work really well. Here are a few quotes from one of my favourite eMails: Continue reading “Developer Income Report #14 From Chris”

TIOBE Programming Community Index for September 2011

This month the programming language D hits the top 20, replacing F# that cracked the top 20 for the first time last month. Unlike F#, The D language is not new. It has already been in the top 20 from 2007 till the middle of 2009. Wikipedia gives a hint about the comeback of D: “The release of Andrei Alexandrescu’s book ‘The D Programming Language’ on June 12, 2010 marked the stabilization of D 2.0.” In the charts we can see that the D language is gradually rising again since that date. Continue reading “TIOBE Programming Community Index for September 2011”