Friday Night Forum: Apps creating jobs out of thin air

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This past week, we’ve been heavily spotlighting the recent success of Fire Maple Games with their newest release The Lost City.

Surely, for people looking to spearhead their own business endeavor, the mobile apps space is indeed a promising one. Whether you’re merely a concepts person or an all-around designer/programmer, getting a team together or going it alone with a mobile app operation is a very feasible and potentially rewarding pursuit. The mobile space is currently one of the most democratized in the business world — a true meritocracy where pretty much anyone can succeed with a good design and execution.

Carlos has explained how Corona’s cross-platform capabilities are more crucial than ever in keeping up with the ever-expanding mobile world. But now, CNET also has presented some hard numbers on exactly how fast the mobile industry is growing and the job opportunities it’s literally creating out of thin air for app developers.

Have you been able to carve out a career path for yourself in mobile development?

Let us know in the comments section — who knows, we might end up doing our next blogpost about you! πŸ˜‰

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This entry has 8 replies

  1. PaulTech says:

    Not yet, but I’m working on it. πŸ™‚

  2. PaulTech says:

    I should include that I have a daytime job doing web development, I’m pretty sure if I was going at it full time I would be moving along more quickly!

  3. Nicholas G says:

    Already there, moonlighting πŸ™‚

    Can’t wait to show it off πŸ™‚

  4. Alslayer says:

    I have been self employed for the past year building apps. Good times.

  5. Kyle says:

    Currently a full time student building apps on the side, but I hoping to join that list right out of college πŸ˜€

  6. J. A. Whye says:

    I’ve made more from my tools for app developers than from apps themselves (at this point), but I guess that still counts as part of the “app economy.” πŸ™‚


  7. Mark says:

    Working on it… Hopefully in the next couple of months…

  8. Eric Platt says:

    It’s not out of thin air. There’s quite am infrastructure there that was needed. But it is a new space that’s opened up in history.

    I’m excited to be part of it.