In the current years, the mobile app industry has seen some very quick advancements and is experiencing a radical makeover. Advanced technologies such as Beacon technology to attract attention to a specific location, Internet of things (IOT) to collect and exchange data, Big Data, Cloud computing has been in the news.
In today’s life mobile apps play an important role in simplifying the daily tasks. We have mobile applications for all the things today. It is proven that most of the mobile users spend their time on apps surfing.
The need for strong Java, HTML and technical programming skills is high for becoming a mobile app developer. These developers need to be entrenched in object-oriented programming. They should even have a sound understanding of a good user interface and attractive design patterns.
Smartphone give the chance to mobile app developer to work with real-time data anywhere with the help of tools like Google Drive and Dropbox. Mobile App Stores (for example, Apple’s App Store, Google’s Play Store) enable application developers to distribute their applications at anytime from anywhere and pick up an offer of the income acquired from the sales with ease.
One needs to understand specific APIs of major mobile platforms including iOS and Android is a definite plus. A skilled programmer would not mind changing platforms during development since he or she would be quite good with the changes in syntax. Coming to terms with a new mobile platform paradigm is difficult. One needs to be aware of how users interact with their devices and are adroit in creating new functionality or leveraging existing ones.
Mobile app development can be learnt by doing too and many existing IT professionals like this method of creating mobile apps. One should pick up one particular platform and then work on it. The developers need to be dedicated to a great extent in the mobile environment for experience of the constraints and new ideas. One needs to be very conscious of what and how one is programming and most of the aspects can be learnt through hands-on experience.
Mobile apps development is fast-paced and it is one industry where only the most experienced would rule. This job requires keeping up and broadening recently created mobile applications for Smartphones beside growing new ones.
The search for Mobile App will continue each day.. now more than ever as the market has now gone mobile.