Mobile application development

Made for failure: mobile applications

Application of every kind has flooded the scene where they swim in the sea of similarity and mediocrity. Mobile application store has become a parody of good mobile application, this bothers businesses who want to be taken seriously by the end user and wants sincerely to stand out among the competition. Below some points to consider when creating a mobile application which could make all the difference. Shining from a void While the features of the application may be “inspired”…

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Mobile application’s Achilles heel

Mobile applications and their usability have made the smartphone into a serious platform in itself. Business concerns have started to invest time and money into a mobile application as they seem to be the closest to the customer, more than the advertisements and the physical locations of business. A mobile application is and must be an extension of a business, so the execution of the mobile application must be nearest to perfection. Listed below are some of the overlooked metrics…

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Cordova: Pushing boundaries in all directions

Problem Given the multiple platforms of devices where programs can be executed, it is as diverse as the businesses and sectors across the world. Coding and developing programs for the all the different platforms can be a daunting task for any company let alone an individual developer. This becomes an issue of reachability for any business concerns. A developer cannot simply use a hybrid script to develop an application, the application needs to have the native look, feel and design.…

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 Ionic: The beautiful hybrid script

About Ionic is an open source framework used for developing and building a mobile application, coupled with the fact that Ionic is built on top of AngularJS and Cordova. This means Ionic is capable of delivering applications with image heavy requirement all while maintaining the native feel of the specific platforms. Ionic uses HTML5 for the UI/UX part, JavaScript and CSS. This contains different UI elements for platform specific environments. The Cordova part of the application allows the application to…

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Smartphones: Changing More Than Communication

Smartphones have changed the landscape of personal communication, beyond the calls and messaging, the internet connectivity has made a phone as good as a laptop. The features added to smartphones are changing how we interact with the world at a digital level. While features were purely a gimmick, made as marketing piece more than a feature. Some features have had a profound impact on the digital communication landscape such as the camera, internet connectivity etc. Below are some of the…

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Materialising Potential: DIY Mobile App Sites vs Professionally Developed

Gone are the days when the presence of a business in the digital sphere was about the optics rather than the purpose. Today the digital front of a business more function than form, in this digital age being found online is not considered thriving instead it just means surviving. Apps are taking over the website on smartphones, being more responsive and more direct to the user. The increase in mobile development platforms has meant that making apps have become an…

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Can Wearables Outsmart Smartphones?

Overwhelming omnipresence Smartphones have changed the how the world communicates with each other and it is difficult to imagine any scenario without a smartphone in it. Is there a future an environment which is devoid of the omnipresent smartphone? Reasons and competition    To put simply, tablets and wearables are real competition to smartphones. The reason is over saturation of smartphones on the both hardware and software fronts. While the number of smartphone players on the market is high, the…

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Choices aplenty: Cross platforms for mobile applications development

Ionic It is a Cordova and PhoneGap-based application framework. It is a cross platform which makes it possible to make applications to multiple platforms such as iOs, Android, Windows etc. It supports Cordova and PhoneGap along with its own plugins. It is already optimised for both web and phone environments all while a performance-obsessed framework. Drawback lies in its lack of support for certain UI elements. Well known applications developed with Ionic are National Museum of African American History and…

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Android and iOs : Searching for the third side

Haters People gifted with the blessing of wanting variety are mostly disappointed when it comes choosing a smartphone with a different Os other than Android Os or iOs. After all the aforementioned Os make up 99.6% of all smartphone Os. The rest is made up of Blackberry Os and Windows Phone OS. The arrival of a new Os is not about the money or the complexity, it’s actually a bit more tricky than it is impossible. Users This domination is…

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