Mobile App Development for Dummies


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The mobile app development is in fashion these days, not because of popularity, it is famous mostly due to its versatility, features and reach. Learning mobile app development has never been as easy as these days. There are hundred of tools available to learn the art alongside with thousands of online websites that are providing learning material for young mobile app development. This presentation provides an overview of few carefully selected online resources for mobile app development.

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Mobile App Development for Dummies

  1. 1. Mobile App Development For Dummies
  2. 2. Mobile App Development  Mobile application is a small application software designed for smartphones  iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows 8  Apple, Google, BlackBerry, Microsoft  E.g. of few mobile applications are:     Angry Birds BillGuard Digg Vine
  3. 3. What is mobile app development?  Mobile application development is the process by which application software is developed for low-power handheld devices, such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones.  These applications can be pre-installed on phones during manufacturing, downloaded by customers from various mobile software distribution platforms, or delivered as web applications using server-side or client-side processing (e.g. JavaScript) to provide an "application-like" experience within a Web browser.
  4. 4. Tools for Mobile App Development Following are few resources mobile app developers can use:  MobileDevHQ  Beta Bait  Android Style Guide  Crittercism  Stack Overflow  iOS Style Guide  App Cooker
  5. 5. MobileDevHQ  An important part of the planning process is consumer discovery, a fancy term for how users will find your app or mobile website.  Think of this app as the SEO for mobile apps: You can track your rankings and competition, and optimize keywords for search.  In short, you'll have a better idea of where your app is going and who is interested.
  6. 6. Android Style Guide  As the name suggest a guide for Android app development.  This developer style guide will answer any questions developers may have about app development.  From wire-framing to tracking progress after the app goes to market.
  7. 7. iOS Style Guide  Same as Android Style Guide in previous slide, only difference is that it is for Apple’s iOS.  Everything related to iOS based app development can be located in this guide.  Apple also has a set of guidelines available for you to study before getting started.
  8. 8. App Cooker  Every step for developers from the beginning stages of an app's inception to organizing .  App Cooker is a great mockup design tool for developers with basic skills.  It can also help advance iOS app developers.  Pricing ranges from $19.99 to $49.99, so you're not spending a fortune for your ideal structure.
  9. 9. Beta Bait  The platform used to test app before developers launch it in the app market.  This site is a social network specifically for developers and startups to find the right person to try out their product while it's still in beta.
  10. 10. Crittercism  Crash testing tool for the app.  Every app does crash at some stage of development.  Developers can receive real-time crash and error reporting and live analytics with this handy service.
  11. 11. Stack Overflow  If you are looking for support or answers to your questions for the problems this platform provides you help regarding your queries.  Stack Overflow is a forum chock-full of advice, tips and tricks from other developers.  The site allows users to vote on questions and answers, so you know which have proven to be more useful than others.
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  13. 13. Presented by: Cygnis Media