Microsoft tops wireless development survey

Microsoft's Windows Mobile and .NET Compact Framework technologies are preferred to Apple's iPhone and Google's Android by a significant margin. The market research firm Evans Data Corp. (EDC) released highlights of its latest biannual "Wireless Development Survey," stemming from a poll of over 500 wireless developers worldwide. Out of the more than 380 respondents, 47.6 percent […]

Microsoft's Windows Mobile and .NET Compact Framework technologies are preferred to Apple's iPhone and Google's Android by a significant margin. The market research firm Evans Data Corp. (EDC) released highlights of its latest biannual "Wireless Development Survey," stemming from a poll of over 500 wireless developers worldwide. Out of the more than 380 respondents, 47.6 percent reportedly said their companies would actually increase wireless application development during 2009, while 46.4 percent said development would be maintained at 2008 levels. Only six percent of those responding said development efforts would decrease.

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