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iPad Sees Booming Interest Among Developers

The iPad finally made its way into buyers hands this weekend, ushering in a new Apple platform for which developers are already producing hundreds of mobile apps. Not surprisingly, a recent survey finds that developers are migrating to the iPad in large numbers, with an eye to capitalizing on Apple's brand cachet, it's mature App Store and what's likely to be rapid sales of the new device.

But there are some losers as well, as mobile market researcher Flurry points out in its latest study. EnterpriseMobileToday takes a look.


Now that Apple has launched the iPad App Store and people are beginning to see just what Steve Jobs & Co.'s latest creation can do, interest in the platform seems to be accelerating. But developer interest in the iPad in particular is coming at the expense of smartphone platforms.

Mobile app market researcher Flurry monitors new project starts by developers within its system of vendors, to gauge interest across mobile platforms. It is tracking more than 20,000 app projects across a multitude of platforms, and since Apple introduced the iPad in late January, developer interest has been building.

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iPad Mobile App Developer Interest Outpaces Other Platforms