Something occurred this past week that indicates to me that the industry for mobile development tools is maturing. The OSLC (Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration) has announced the formation of a group to explore standardization for the APIs used by tools related to mobile application development. OSLC is a industry standards group formed to define common APIs for the integration of software development tools. The fact that tools for mobile development are being considered for standardization means that there is enough critical mass of such tools and that the realization that a comprehensive development solution for mobile projects requires these tools to be integrated. Open standards is the best way to make integration easy (or easier anyway). So this seems like a very key step in the maturity of the mobile app development industry.
Standards to emerge as the mobile development market matures
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