Mobile web domain registry dotMobi announced the launch of http://dev.mobi, a resource site comprising mobile content creation tools, how-to guides and interactive forums all targeting the development community. According to dotMobi, the dev.mobi site is designed to foster dialogue aimed at improving the overall mobile web experience via mobile development training and forums, articles by industry experts and mobile industry news.
The dev.mobi site also offers the dotMobi Developer Guide and downloadable content creation tools based on the open standards developed by dotMobi and the Worldwide Web Consortium. dotMobi said it will continuously update, expand and improve the Developer Guide. In addition, the site features the testing tool ready.mobi, which performs more than 30 separate tests on any .mobi site and provides an overall score indicating its mobile readiness, along with advice for addressing problems.
According to dot.Mobi, more than 375,000 .mobi domains are now registered. "The success of the mobile Internet hinges on the creation of quality, user-friendly content," said dotMobi CEO Neil Edwards in a prepared statement. "dev.mobi provides developers with the keys needed to unlock the potential of the mobile Internet. It is dotMobi's responsibility to educate and provide tools for developers whose content will drive the growth of the mobile Internet."
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