Among the major challenges for developers is the need to create the same program/ app for both web and native mobile applications yet having to keep separate project files for each one of them. Wouldn’t it be convenient, to keep the shareable resources between the different projects in one place, while only keeping separate the codes that are specific to each platform? Well, that’s exactly what the Angular framework does for you.
Digital business leaders must push their firms from digital as a bolt-on to digital by default. To do this, they must capitalize on the early momentum they’ve built developing capabilities like eCommerce and mobile apps to drive lasting change. They need a visible signal to galvanize their organizations. Mobile apps are that catalyst. As KLM’s former senior vice president of digital, Tjalling Smit, said, “Mobile is a catalyst. Less the device — more the behavior.”
Smartphones have evolved from its origins as a small-screen version of the web,
Do you need a mobile application for your company to succeed in the current market environment? This single question has baffled many company executives as they endeavor to strategize and implement marketing campaigns. There is, however, not a simple yes or no response to this kind of question. There are several factors to be considered before you finally decide whether you need an app or not as a company.
Getting your app discovered can be the biggest uphill battle of app development. You’ve assembled the development team, hit the right test markets, and worked out all the bugs. But, just like a tree falling in the woods, if your app isn’t visible, is it really even there? The Apple App Store has over 1.3 million apps, so finding the right keywords to make your app stand out is an essential part of the process. Here are some of the best tips for keyword optimization to help your app pops up in searches.
Saying mobile apps are popular is a vast understatement. There are apps for everything ranging from restaurant reviews and fitness trackers to music notation and social networking. In October 2013, Apple announced that there are over 1 million apps in their App Store. Needless to say, your app will have a lot of competition, so it is important to build sustainable marketing and distribution strategies to make sure your app gets into the right hands and has longevity.
Just because many apps are free does not mean that they can be created over the course of a day for the price of a coffee. In fact, the adage “you get what you pay for” has never been more true. According to Forbes, mobile apps require a “strong conceptual foundation, good planning, excellent ecosystem, and top-notch talent in both design and engineering phases.” Pushing any of these phases to the back burner can be detrimental in time,
Just because an icon is the size of a thumbnail, doesn’t mean that it can’t carry a powerful punch. No matter the size of the product, marketing is a critical player in creating a successful application. It’s no secret that apps are the future of business. Mobile applications have become an integral part of every big brand, and have doubled in downloads consistently since 2012. Developing a strong brand is crucial in a standout product or app. Below are a few tips for developing a brand for a mobile app to get you noticed.
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,
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,
Despite their prevalence and increasing visibility, mobile apps still remain shrouded in mystery to many consumers. The average app user may note the user-friendliness of the app, or the convenience of its service, but many users know little about what goes into app development. In reality, there are many decisions to be made in the development process that will largely determine the overall costs of development. Today, we will discuss some of the important decisions in mobile app development and the rough cost of developing a mobile app.