3 Steps to Build the Next Great App

Progress bars inching forward ever so slowly. Confusing application layouts. Downloader’s remorse. These are a few of my least favorite things, and I’m sure your customers share similar sentiments. In our digital-centric world, applications have become the modern storefront for nearly every business. They’re expected to provide convenient services, perfectly and right now. This is […]

iOS developers’ job just got more difficult with iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple announced their latest phones during their September 12 event at the Steve Jobs theatre. The biggest news was the release of iPhone X and its use of FaceID technology. As expected, consumers, analysts, and Apple fans alike are quite excited. From a developer perspective, however, these updates mean increased complexity for the iOS native […]

Top 5 Mobile APM Myths: Myths 3-5

If you’re just tuning in, please check out my previous post where I dispel myths 1 & 2, bad app ratings are uncontrollable and it’s impossible to understand your backend services. Typically, mobile app developers accept some things they feel they can’t change — ratings, end-to-end visibility, user experience, and so on. However, these can […]

Top 5 Mobile APM Myths: Myths 1 & 2

Mobile is now regarded as the most explosive source of revenue growth, employee productivity improvement, and customer engagement. GigaOm research reports that mobile users represented 40 percent of eBay’s 36 million new users in 2013, accounting for $35 billion in enabled commerce volume (ECV) — an astounding increase of 88 percent over the prior year. […]

Announcing AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform

AppDynamics is excited to unveil details behind our new Application Intelligence Platform which is the technology foundation for the AppDynamics portfolio of performance monitoring, automation and analytics solutions (transaction analytics was also announced today). Today’s software defined businesses need the ability to see everything in their application environment, act with certainty, and know faster. See, […]

Diving Into AppDynamics Mobile APM & End User Monitoring

In the AppDynamics Spring 2014 release we greatly improved our End User Monitoring solution and added Mobile Application Performance Monitoring for iOS and Android applications. Through our end user experience dashboard you can understand the end user experience of your users in real-time via browsers or mobile devices:   We greatly improved visibility into the […]

Game of Phones – All Apps Must Thrive

As the fourth installment of HBO’s ever popular hit series, Game of Thrones, premiered this past Saturday, millions of viewers were frustrated to find out HBO Go crashed due to overwhelming demand. A discouraging sign for fans who wanted to watch the highly-anticipated premiere. An HBO Go representative confirmed the technical issues in a statement […]

Announcing AppDynamics Mobile APM for iOS and Android apps

AppDynamics is excited to announce the release of AppDynamics Mobile Application Monitoring supporting iOS and Android. With this expansion, AppDynamics is the first complete application performance management solution for optimizing the end to end performance of mobile apps  and websites across devices, mobile operating systems, application versions, carrier networks, databases and servers. The new AppDynamics Mobile […]

Going live with a mobile app: Part 4 – Monitoring your mobile application

In the third part of this series I discussed preparing to launch a mobile application with load testing and beta testing and highlighted the differences between the iOS and Android ecosystems. In this post I will dive into monitoring your production mobile application. Production consideration: Crash and Error Reporting Crash and error reporting is a […]

Going live with a mobile app: Part 3 – Launching a mobile application

In the second part of this series I discussed developing a mobile application and choosing a backend platform and building for various network conditions. In this post I will dive into some considerations when launching a mobile application. Mobile app audiences are a notoriously fickle bunch and a poor first impression often results in a […]

Going live with a mobile app: Part 2 – Developing a mobile application

In the first part of this series I discussed planning your mobile application and how to decide between HTML5 vs Native, iOS vs Android, and how to get started going live with a mobile app. In this post I will dive into some considerations when developing a mobile application. With a large and mature developer […]