Here are some of the key insights from the full, 60-page report (available for free download at http://bit.ly/iLtnVh ):
[*]Mobile web as a platform has seen an impressive upturn in usage, and is now in third position in our Developer Mindshare Index. Android and iOS continue to lead with 67% of developers currently using Android and 59% using iOS.
[*]Nearly 40% of developers currently using Symbian and 35% of developers currently using Java ME are planning to drop the platforms.
[*]Today, app stores are the primary go-to-market channel for 45% of mobile app developers across platforms.
[*]Despite the bad press, Android is actually less fragmented than either Java ME or BlackBerry.
[*]Organisations developing B2C apps (targeted at consumers) are extending their offering first Apple and then to Android, to mobile web, to BlackBerry and finally to Windows Phone 7.
Read the full report for the hottest issues of app development, from app design and promotion to monetisation and user support. http://bit.ly/iLtnVh