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Myths of building a great mobile team  

Great article busting some preconceptions about mobile development. In short:

  • Don't hire mobile experts; your own team will be experts within 6 months;
  • don't treat your mobile codebase differently from your normal codebase; follow the same engineering practices;
  • don't worry about carrier and handset deals; focus on standard consumer distribution first;
  • don't build multi-platform right away; start with iPhone or Android; and
  • don't sit on your laurels after launching; the mobile landscape is constantly changing.

The full article has more details.

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