Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Integrated Development Environments for App Development

Many app developers do not have the financial resources to employ a large team of programmers and rely on multitools known as Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to develop an application. An IDE is a software program designed to ease web and app development. Though IDEs are not essential for app development, they are useful tools that can help developers create dynamic and vibrant mobile apps.

What does an IDE do?

There are four main components of an IDE: the source code editor,

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What skills do you need to be a mobile app developer?

Mobile app developers work in one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. According to O-Net, a partner of the American Job Center Network, there were 613,000 professionals employed as software developers in 2012. By 2022, this number is projected to increase by more than 218,000 jobs. Given the technical skills necessary for mobile app development, developers can expect to make a robust salary; the median annual salary for mobile app developers is $95,510. Though there is an array of skills needed for app development,