Mobile Developers Guide to the Galaxy

A community publication about all things mobile

Mobile Developers Guide to the Galaxy

Developer Guide 16th Edition

Our free Handbook for App Developers, Designers and Managers

We are offering this free, non-commercial book since 2009. The latest 16th edition has been published in late February 2016. It provides an overview on the different mobile technologies and platforms for developers and decision-makers on more than 270 pages. 

Get inspired about app develpment - more than 20 writers from the mobile community share their know-how in dealing with topics such as accessibility in mobile apps, UX design, mobile analytics, prototyping, cross-platform development, native development, mobile web and app marketing. 

As of today, we have distributed over 80,000 hardcopies. Free pdf and e-book downloads are also available in several languages. 

This is a non-profit project, the printing costs are covered by our sponsors. Please get in touch if you want to support the project as an author, distribution partner or sponsor. Simply write to  mobiledevguide(at)

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