Today in this internet-heavy society, mobile applications have taken a front seat. People are now shifting to smartphones from personal computers. Thus, importance of mobile applications becomes more important in today’s society. So does application development and designing. Today, most of us have mobile phones and are readily using applications more than browsers. Thus, the importance of mobile applications also increases multifold. We download more applications than visiting any website. Thus, mobile application development becomes more important. Let’s understand what does it mean by application development or app development?
To understand the basics of app development, we need to know what is a mobile application or app. A mobile application is software that runs on your mobile phone or tablet. It helps you do various things.
From booking a cab for yourself through uber, sending a text through WhatsApp to buying clothes for yourself from amazon are all examples of application usage.As the new age smartphones have new features like Bluetooth, vibration sensors, GPS, there are various functions that one can use in mobile phones. This makes the development of applications more complex.
Let’s understand this complex process in easy steps. Before thinking of any application development, you would have to go through these basic steps:
Now when you know what process would you be going through while you develop your idea into a mobile application, let’s look at various platforms that are available to you for the development of your app.
Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are the two most popular mobile application platforms. While Apple’s iOS runs on all iPhone and iPad devices, several OEMs use Google’s Android to construct their smartphones and other devices.
Although there are many parallels and differences when designing an app for both platforms, there are also many distinctions. Separate software development kits (SDKs) and development toolchains are required for iOS and Android development. While iOS is exclusive to Apple devices, Google makes Android open to any company that meets its requirements. Several developers produce several apps every day by targeting both platforms.
There are also various types of mobile applications based on their development. These are namely:
So, this is the basic information you need to have before heading towards any app development. We at our firm provide all these services at the best rates. We have a team of experts who have been working in the field for many years now and have a good hand at application development. Hire us today if you are planning to realize your idea into an application!