May 9, 2014
Single purpose API
Mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) provider Kii has launched a first-of-its-kind A/B testing feature for MBaaS customers, which can also be used as a stand-alone tool for mobile app developers. Kii CEO and Cofounder Masanari Arai and Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer Phani Pandrangi spoke with ProgrammableWeb about what the new features mean for mobile app developers and how to make use of their REST APIs and SDKs to better analyze the commercial potential, usage patterns, and growth opportunities of new app products.
The Burstly Skyrocket API for download tracking of conversions from mobile ads uses as RESTful http interface. More than 300,000 apps use Burstly services to beta test, analyze and monetize their offerings. By spanning the development process from end to end, Burstly's newly structured offerings give developers the choice between choosing among Testflight, Flightpath, and Skyrocket, or using them all.
The hot new thing in the mobile world is Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) and it’s possible they might spell the end for the humble native mobile app. Google has just effectively green-lighted PWAs to be the future of Android. Mobile expert Henrik Joreteg over at his blog explains.