January 21, 2021
Hot Topics:

Should Apple Be Doing More to Court Developers?

  • By Developer.com Staff

In a highly cited interview, venture capitalist Fred Wilson made the bold prediction that Apple won't be one of the top three tech firms in ten years because it is too focused on hardware and not focused enough on the cloud.

Matt Asay from ReadWrite points to another possible reason that Apple could fall—not enough support for open source developers. He points out that GitHub has become a center for much mainstream development activity, but Apple has virtually no presence on the code sharing site. Also, more mobile development firms have recently been choosing to target Android before—or instead of—iOS. Asay writes, "To thrive in the next decade of mobile development, Apple may want to consider opening up a bit to open-source developers. The place to do that is GitHub."

View article

This article was originally published on May 6, 2014

Enterprise Development Update

Don't miss an article. Subscribe to our newsletter below.

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date