Mark Lassoff is an accomplished technical trainer and sought-after keynote speaker in the web and mobile development arenas. With over a decade of experience teaching advanced software development courses and an extensive background in mobile computing he easily understands the impact of new technologies and the skills web and mobile application developers need to succeed.

Top iOS 6 New Features for Developers and Users

New features in iOS 6 drive increased opportunities for mobile developers.

New iOS 6 features for developers

It's an exciting time to be a mobile application developer. With the recent release of iOS 6, Apple has reinvented its mobile operating system, adding some innovative apps and APIs while upgrading existing iOS components to be more fluid and user-friendly. Major enhancements in iOS 6 include deep Facebook integration, a visually-stunning maps program, a unique wallet app dubbed "Passbook" and over 100 upgrades to current APIs and applications, including the Siri virtual assistant.

Here are the top new features of iOS 6 and the possibilities they represent for mobile developers:

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How to Become an Android Application Developer

The news broke today that Android devices now account for 50% of the global smart phone market, making it the world's most popular mobile platform. When Android was introduced in 2007 it was a distant 5th in mobile platforms - trailing Apple's  iOS, Blackberry (RIM), Windows Mobile and Symbian. With millions of Android devices in use, and an incredible 500,000+ new Android devices activated daily, the popularity of Android applications is increasing exponentially - and with it the demand for Android application developers is soaring. IT recruiters are reporting unprecedented demand for talented programmers with Android development training.

Android Application Development Training

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How to Become an iPhone Application Developer in 7 Strategic Steps

The iOS mobile platform exploded onto the scene in 2007 with the launch of the iPhone, and has been increasing in popularity ever since. With the recent successful releases of its fifth operating system (iOS5), the iPhone 4S and the New iPad, the beast that is Apple's mobile device market shows zero signs of slowing. The success found by many iPhone application developers plus the increasing popularity and versatility of iOS devices have inspired many new and established programmers to pursue careers in iPad and iPhone application development.

iPhone Application Development

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Top Programming Languages Used By Web Developers

While most web developers share the same goal of bug-free, functional, usable web sites, there are several programming languages developers can use to reach that goal. Let’s compare the major programming language choices available to the modern web developer.

top programming languages

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