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Android set to overtake iOS as the go to platform for mobile developers

Within the next year, the Android OS will become the preferred platform among mobile developers according to data gathered by the research firm Ovum. Even though Android will become the new favorite, almost all developers will continue do develop for both platforms. They also went on to say that there has been increased interest in the less popular operating system Windows Phone which means Microsoft has been able to convince developers to take another look at its OS. Another interesting fact the article mentioned was that developers now prefer the HTML5 standard over Java and Flash when making a cross-platform applications.

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