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Top SDK Awards April 2024: See If Your SDK Won!

Announcing the winners of our Q2 2024 SDK Badges! Given to leading mobile SDKs, the 42matters SDK Badges recognize top performers from each of the 32 SDK categories that comprise the 42matters SDK taxonomy.

In this article, we cover the following (click the links below to jump to the relevant sections):

To see if your SDK earned a 42matters SDK Badge, find your SDK’s profile on the 42matters SDK Explorer or reach out to our team!

What Are 42matters’ SDK Badges?

SDKs are the engines of the mobile app economy, powering robust, profitable, and innovative mobile apps and games. To recognize their contributions, we’ve awarded performance-based badges to the top solutions from across the mobile app industry.

The badges themselves are pretty straightforward. They recognize the top performing mobile SDKs based on total iOS and Android integrations. There are three badge types: Category Leader, Rising Star, and Hidden Gem.

  • Category Leader Badges are awarded to SDKs that lead the industry. To earn this badge, an SDK must be ranked at the top of their category and trusted by leading mobile apps.
  • Rising Star Badges recognize SDKs that are just one step below category leaders, but are nevertheless extremely competitive. They’re awarded to solutions that are highly trusted in the market. 
  • Hidden Gem Badges are awarded to fast-growing SDKs built by smaller developers that are nevertheless competing successfully with solutions produced by larger firms.

These badges are assigned to SDKs from 32 categories, including: A/B Testing, AR and VR, Ad Mediation, Ad Networks, Analytics, Attribution, Audience and Data Intelligence, Audio Processing, Backend and Cloud, Charts and Graphs, Communication, Connected Devices, Crash Reporting and Performance, Database and Data Management, Developer Frameworks and No Code Development, Developer Tools, Gaming and Game Engines, Image Processing, Location and Maps, Marketing Automation, Networking, Payments and Commerce, Push Notifications, Scanners and OCR, Security and Privacy, Social, Survey, Text Processing, User Authentication, User Interface and Graphics, User Support and CRM, and Video Processing and Streaming.

To learn more about our SDK badges, click here!

See If Your SDK Won a Badge

The easiest way to see if your SDK won is to go to the SDK Explorer and find your SDK’s public profile. To do this, find your SDK on our list of supported SDKs and click on the hyperlinked text in either the Android or iOS columns.

This is what the profile will look like:

If your SDK earned a badge, it will be displayed on the upper right corner of the page. As you can see above, Google Firebase was awarded our Category Leader badge for the Analytics category.

If you have any trouble finding your SDK, or if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our team directly. We’ll let you know which badges you’ve won, for which SDKs, and for which categories. We’ll even show you where to download the badges, so you can share them on your website and marketing channels.

To learn more, including where to download your badge and how to use it, visit our SDK Badge Policy page!

Show Off Your Badge

If your SDK has been awarded any of our badges, you can download snappy-looking PNG and SVG files that you can display on your digital and physical marketing assets.

You can add these to your website, include them in brochures, and even share them on customer-facing platforms like LinkedIn and GitHub

To claim your SDK Badge, or to learn more about the awards, reach out to our team!

More About 42matters

What Is 42matters?

42matters is a leading provider of app and SDK intelligence from the mobile and connected TV (CTV) markets. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we track 20+ million published and unpublished apps across each of the leading app stores. This includes Google Play, the Apple App Store, Amazon Appstore, Tencent Appstore, Huawei AppGallery, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV tvOS App Store, Amazon Fire TV, Google TV, Samsung Smart TV Apps, LG Content Store, and Vizio SmartCast Apps.

What Are 42matters’ App Intelligence Offerings?

We offer a wide variety of app market research tools. Our APIs, file dumps, and suite of web-based research platforms enable businesses to build market-informed products and services, and implement more efficient business practices. For example…

AdTech companies can leverage our solutions to access the CTV market, get app publisher leads, protect revenue, address gaps in app-ads.txt listings, enhance contextual targeting, access SDK intelligence, prevent fraud, monitor competitors, and more.

SDK developers can use 42matters to improve sales by enhancing account-based marketing (ABM), spotting prospects that use competitor SDKs, and using data to inform outreach. They can also use it to protect revenue by analyzing patterns in churn, spotting churn candidates before they terminate, and proactively re-engaging at-risk accounts. 42matters also helps SDK developers monitor competitors, expand into untapped markets, etc.

Cybersecurity professionals can use our data to improve risk assessment for mobile apps and SDKs, enrich mobile security analysis techniques, boost malware detection, and streamline app and publisher verification. They can also use it to harden mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM).

To learn more about 42matters, be sure to visit our website.

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At 42matters, we provide app insights, data, and analytics via a host of useful APIs, File Dumps, and web-based app intelligence platforms, like the 42matters Explorer, and the 42matters SDK Explorer.

These tools, which you can try free for 14-days, offer a comprehensive look at app market trends and statistics. This includes in-depth, visual insights into downloads, categories, top charts, rating and review analyses, and more. This data can be downloaded as a CSV file and leveraged however you like — in your own algorithms, analyses, products, studies, etc.

If you would like to learn more about our recent updates, or any other mobile app analytics from 42matters, schedule a free demo with one of our experts!

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