Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Tools and technologies behind the android apps

Before looking into the technologies used in the android application development lets have a short introduction of android. It is an operating system that is installed mostly in the Smartphones.
android was originally found in Palo Alto by the year 2003. Later in 2005 Google bought the rights of android. Google also started to release the android with various versions starting from Android 1.1 on feb 2009 to Android 3.0 Honeycomb on may 2011.

The technologies used behind the android application development are OS, Language and hardware components. The OS used is absolutely android and the programming languages used for developing the android apps are Java, C, C++, python and so on. The software development kit is used to create the applications. It can be downloaded from the Internet and installed in the PC's. The SDK kit consists of API libraries, sample codes, emulator and tools required to create, test and build the android apps.

The latest in the android SDK platform is the SDK kit 4.1. Eclipse is the IDE released by the Google to support the SDK. Google updates the tool with the latest versions so that the android application development firm can use the updated version to develop the applications. On the other side the developers has to handle the tools effectively to create the applications uniquely. Users often prefer the unique applications.

There are various firms offering the android apps development at the affordable cost. Users has to opt the best firm that offers the android applications developed within the prescribed time limit and budget. Thus the android apps development has made a sound progress in the mobile application development field.  

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Scope of Mobile Application Development

The mobile application development has created a positive impact in the mobile market. The emergence of smart phones with application facilities has reduced the work of users. As the mobile phone belongs to wireless technology, it allows people to access the information on 24*7 basis. The mobile apps makes people to connect with the social networking sites. The apps also make users to have regular updates on all information.

The apps are mainly developed for business, games, weather forecasting, traveling and also for various fields. In business it helps people to visit a site from a single hand held device rather than sitting in front of a PC. They can have regular updates regarding their business such as share market. In addition to the games available on the mobile phones it makes users to download the games apps from on line stores. While in weather forecasting it predicts the temperature and climate of a particular place.

Everyone would have heard about these two popular words Android application development and iPhone application development. These are platforms on which most of the apps are built. The Android and iPhone are the platforms that dominates the mobile application field. Rather than the platform on which the applications are developed the customers must make ensure that their expectations are fulfilled.

The mobile application development company must notice some of the basic points.
Targeted audience
Choice of platform
Team of developers
Time and budget etc.,.
The statistics of the apps downloaded from the on line store shows that most of the applications are downloaded for games. Mostly, people are not aware of the benefits provided by the mobile apps. They think that the apps are only suitable for games. Some remedial measures has to be taken to create awareness among the people regarding the effective use of mobile application development.