The Vessel SDK provides access to the functionality of Vessel for developers to integrate the functionality of Vessel with mobile devices and to create applications for iOS devices. Vessel provides SDK access for both iOS (written in Objective-C) and Android (written in Java) devices. Vessel is a mobile application engagement platform that offers a variety of features for application owners to engage and keep users.
Developer skills continue to be in short supply. This is increasing the demand amongst enterprise API providers to source developer teams that can build proprietary mobile apps for them. Businesses that have a commercial app idea - but not the technical skills - are also constantly looking for start date ready development companies to build their products for them. Mobile-Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) platform StackMob is hoping their Service Partner Program will be the matchmaker between business clients and development agencies. Vice President of Business Development at StackMob, Kumi Walker, spoke to ProgrammableWeb about the referral marketplace.
Google this week began to make its staged release feature available to Android developers. The idea behind this functionality is to let app writers seed their applications to a small number of users to ensure there are no bugs before a wider rollout to the entire installed base.