50,000 PalmOS developers
Palm announced yesterday that more than 50,000 PalmOS developers have signed on to develop PalmOS applications.
From the press release:
"Since 1996, developers around the world have benefited from opportunities to build leading-edge custom and commercial software applications for consumers, small businesses and large-scale enterprises -- all on the Palm OS platform. Applications span mobile, wireless and web applications in financial, transportation, government, retail, automotive, healthcare and education, as well as specific solutions for key corporate tasks such as customer relationship management and sales force automation. The more than 500 available hardware snap-ons include such products as wireless modems, mobile printers, audio recorders, as well as vertical industry devices such as a fingerprint ID security device and a blood sugar monitor."