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Revenue from apps on Google Play — Android’s official app store — grew a massive 311% between October 2011 and October 2012, according to a report released Thursday by App Annie, an app analytics company. In comparison, iOS revenue grew just 12.9% over the same 12 months.

Despite that growth, in October 2012 global revenue from the iOS App Store was four times larger than Google Play’s. App Annie was unable to disclose any actual financial number in the report.

“The gap between global revenues on iOS and Google Play is still there,” says Bertrand Schmitt, CEO, App Annie. “But the gap is shrinking every month, creating more opportunities for publishers to generate significant revenue growth in several countries on Google Play.”

http://mashable.com/2012/11/29/android-beats-ios/
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Great news! thumb.gif
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Its nice to see the tables turning. I'm not saying Apples bad, I'm saying I'm personally not a fan of their products.
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This should encourage developers to get on board with the Android platform more. 300% revenue growth in a years time is no small feat. thumb.gif
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This should encourage developers to get on board with the Android platform more. 300% revenue growth in a years time is no small feat. thumb.gif

uh, you do realise that developers code for both right?
Android coding is just Python.
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Re: [Mashable] Android App Revenue Growing Faster Than iOS

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This should encourage developers to get on board with the Android platform more. 300% revenue growth in a years time is no small feat. thumb.gif

uh, you do realise that developers code for both right?
Android coding is just Python.
Not all the time. I'm missing my very important TinyWings on my Android!
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uh, you do realise that developers code for both right?
Android coding is just Python.

Uh what?
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uh, you do realise that developers code for both right?
Android coding is just Python.

No, it's not.
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Lol, you can code in many languages for Android. Appcellerator and Mono both allow you to code in separate languages and convert to native Java for Android. Mono is awesome, to be honest as you can code in C# and it will be converted to native Android code. Though, if you can code in C#... I don't see why you wouldn't just use Eclipse and code in Java.
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Lol, you can code in many languages for Android. Appcellerator and Mono both allow you to code in separate languages and convert to native Java for Android. Mono is awesome, to be honest as you can code in C# and it will be converted to native Android code. Though, if you can code in C#... I don't see why you wouldn't just use Eclipse and code in Java.

Well I've been doing C# for years and I can't stand Java, so go figure tongue.gif
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