Mike Riley reviews SmartBear Software's TestComplete 9, praising new features in the automated software testing tool -- such as support for cross-browser testing and HTML5 and productivity boosting enhancements, such as checkpoint updating directly within the log panel view and a built-in script debugger.
Mike Riley assesses Xamarin's iOS and Android development platforms, finding that MonoTouch is the top choice for.NET C# developers who want to build iOS mobile apps, while Xamarin's Mono for Android stands out for its Visual Studio plug-in and ability to generate native look-and-feel Android apps.
Mike Riley reviews RhoMBUS, a product suite that handles the complete mobile development lifecycle, from development to deployment to management and distribution of apps for all the major mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and more.
With the demand for smart mobile OSs growing dramatically, there's a spate of tools that claim to make cross-platform mobile application development an easier, more unified affair. Mike Riley takes a look at six of these tools, weighs the pros and cons of each, and delivers his verdict.