Tag Archive for "Android"

Creating apps: differences between Android and iOS

Creating apps for Android and for iOS may seem very similar to the untrained eye, but the truth is that each of these two operating systems has its own peculiarities. There are many differences when it comes to Android and iOS − both in the technical foundations of app development and in the process of …

Android programming languages you should be knowledgeable about if you want to be an Android developer

Some of you may have come up with the idea of learning Android programming languages and becoming an Android developer after reading news and articles on technology and devices. This was my particular case when I decided to start training as an Android developer after having been interested in it already for some time.Once you …

App Prototyping: best practices and tips

When it comes to developing an app, app prototyping is an important initial step. For this blog, we wanted to give you some best practices and tips for getting it right the first time.Here at Yeeply, we work with you to define your project before we find a developer to work on it. We …

The Importance Of App Prototyping In Mobile Development

There are many aspects to take into account in mobile application development, but it's especially during the initial stages when we should be paying more attention to them. One of the key steps in mobile project development is the conception of the idea itself, polishing it and determining more specific aspects of it. Interaction and …

Resources available for Android app development

Anything we might say will surely sound Chinese to a customer-owner of an app project on which we are working − when we talk to him about the resources available on Android. However, these resources are a very important part of Android app development and defining them correctly is vital to accomplish a good app …

5 Challenges in Android mobile game development

The use and development of games for mobile devices has kept on rising throughout 2015. Our experience as mobile game development experts makes us believe that creating games for Android is the current obsession for developers as a whole. And Statista's data on the number of apps and games available in Google Store is also …

Technical basis for mobile application development

  It may seem that finding a mobile app programmer is just as quick and easy as snapping your fingers and that we'll have our project developed in no time. But the truth is that mobile application development is not easy. If you have an app in mind, it's better to learn the basics about the …

Game development for mobile devices with Cocos2D-X

If you're a mobile game development professional, you no longer have to make use of different codes and SDKs for the different platforms or devices you've chosen as targets for your game. You only need Cocos2D-X.hbspt.cta.load(5736315, '195d3382-8db1-4b66-a5e1-b29ee3f7c0af', {}); What's Cocos2D-X? Cocos2D-X is a cross-platform framework that maintains an API's (Application Programming Interface) original structure while …

How to create apps with no programming knowledge

It's quite clear that mobile applications are fashionable. And increasingly those created for companies and businesses in particular − be it for online stores, restaurants, supermarkets, cinemas, etc. It may be the case that you want one for your business but don't know anything about programming, let alone about developing an app from scratch. To …

Top 10 healthcare mobile applications for your Android device

Every New Year's Day many of us commit to New Year's resolutions like going to the gym, taking better care of our health or eating more healthy. In short: we give priority to our health when it comes to resolutions. The problem is that most of us lose these healthy habits within just a few …

Top 5 games in 2015: Mobile game development for Android

  Mobile game development is a category of mobile app development that − when they become successful − achieve high download and user engagement rates. This may cause many Android app developers to start focusing more and more on developing games for Android. We will only discuss games for Android's operating system because it's the one with the …

The 6 best music mobile applications for Android

  They say that music holds an enormous power over us. In fact, it's not uncommon to have several music mobile applications in our mobile devices. Music may bring back memories from the depths of our mind and make us experiment all sorts of feelings. It's undeniable that music and melodies are part of our life …

Why use Augmented Reality for Android app development?

The world around us is not as simple as taking a look at our environment, but you have to interact with the environment too. It’s not enough with just looking, we also have to play, talk, interact and yet, we are left with the desire to know more, to discover the possibilities of the environment. …

Is it profitable to be an Android Developer?

There is a tendency to believe that an app is only profitable if you’re famous and you´re selling it for ‘millions of dollars’. But this is not the only way to be a profitable Android app developer. It is generally thought that being an iOS developer is more profitable than the Android operating system, but according …

Usability in mobile applications: What is it and why is it necessary?

The usability of mobile applications is one of the key elements for the success of the following: Mobile applications have triggered a revolution in the interaction between users and their mobile devices. Over the years mobile phones have evolved from simple tools into a device that keeps you in touch with friends and family to become …

Success Story: Family Team

  Family Team is a game developed for a family environment, which is focused on iPad Getting the whole family involved in household chores is often complicated. The Family Team app designed by Juice, for tablets offers a unique gamification commitment to all family members by turning house work into a game. Yeeply was entrusted to make …

App Inventor: How to create apps for Android

App Inventor is a development environment that allows you to create apps in a simple and visual way and without being a mobile developer. You don’t have to know java to start using this tool because you can design an intuitive app from different modules that allow you to predict the behaviour of your application. To start …

iOS at the top of the table of mobile advertising

Mobile advertising  gets more and more acceptance of advertisers and developers and it is going to be one of the major investments in 2013. At least, it is shown by different studies on marketing and advertising strategies for mobile devices. And for the moment, it seems that these predictions are about to fulfill. Opera Media Works has …

Developers’ favourite operating systems

  Android and iOS seem to be most used mobile operating systems by the apps developers. The state of mobile ecosystem, the monetization tendencies, the business models and the development tools are some of the subjects of study that VisionMobile did in their 5th edition of the quarterly report “State of the Developer Nation”. In this sense, …