Great article in the WSJ regarding the shortage of mobile software developers. More and more companies are looking for software engineers with mobile experience to develop applications. The reality is they don’t exist and the smart companies are picking up good software engineers and training them.

Their is an inherent problem with the two major mobile platforms, Droid and Apple iOS. There isn’t code portable between each device set. To develop native software on the iOS (iPhone/iPad), you need an Apple desktop plus their SDK and you must learn Objective-C.  You can develop software for the Droid with any desktop operating system that supports Java and the Droid SDK.

Andy Frank, Founder & COO

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