Mobile App Development Archive

Mobile app development courses on your mind? I don’t blame you. The mobile app industry is set to generate revenue of 188.9 billion US dollars through app stores and in-app advertising. Now’s a good time as any to be part of this growing industry. While it’s true that we have a tremendous amount of information available online about mobile app development, it is never a good idea to jump right into them. Clarity of your goal can easily be marred when you are overloaded with information. The first issue that you need to rightly identify, and address, is to understand what you want to learn. Your relationship with the beguiling ecosystem of hybrid, native and cross-platform mobile apps can be a little complicated. You can …

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The cost of development and maintenance is one of the fundamental concerns when developing a mobile application. This is especially true if we were to develop the mobile app in their respective native language as we have to build two separate apps for both iOS and Android. Once developed and released we will have to go thru the process of updating and maintaining these two separate apps adding up more cost. The mobile app development industry’s answer to this problem was hybrid mobile app development. We already have many well establish hybrid mobile app development platforms like PhoneGap using Ionic Framework, Xamarin, Sencha Touch, Kendo UI etc. But these platforms have their own advantages and limitations. The Advent of React Native During the past one …

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  This a three-part blog series about Progressive Web Apps. In the first article in the series ‘Why Progressive Web Apps (PWA) is not good news for Native and Hybrid app developers‘ I tried to explain the imminence of Progressive Web Apps. After reading it many of my readers asked me about the difference between a Progressive Web App and Responsive web app. In fact, with many new mobile development jargons springing up every day it really is hard to understand the technology concept especially when they are cryptic with synonyms.  To me, a Progressive Web App is a progression or the next step for a Responsive web app. That is, if you have a website (web page/web app) that is mobile responsive then you leverage the new …

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This a three-part blog series about Progressive Web Apps. The second blog article, Progressive Web App VS Responsive Web App touches upon the how Responsive web app can evolve to become a Progressive Web App. The third article is being written. We all have many apps installed on our smartphones. We use them for all kind of things that we could only dream about a few years ago. This is due to the ubiquitousness of mobile apps that try to fill in everything electronically possible by the smart phone. Because of this, there are situations when we have more than one mobile app for even the simplest functionalities. If you take a look at the apps installed on your mobile right now there might be at least a …

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