Developers come, generally, when at least two of these three criteria are met:
- Developers themselves use and love the platform’s products.
- The platform has a large installed base.
- Developers can make decent money on the platform.
Different types of developers, and therefore different types of apps, show up depending on which criteria are met.
Und wie ältere und neuere Plattformen aktuell dastehen:
Windows has lost a lot of ground on the first for quite some time. Mac OS struggled with the second for most of its history. Android phones have had a lot of trouble achieving the third. And, to date, Android tablets have failed to meet any of them.
Plattformprovider können das Henne-Ei-Problem unter anderem lösen, indem das Grundangebot auch ohne Drittanbieter attraktiv genug ist.… Weiterlesen