Mobile app development is big business, and it’s one of the areas of opportunities for creative professionals and small development teams to make a stand. It may take several attempts to design and implement a top-rated app, but once it hits the top charts of, say, Play Store and Apple App Store, your opportunities are amazing.
So how do you start creating a blockbuster app? First, you need to select a target platform and architecture to use. There are a lot of different app architectures out there that you may want to choose. Note that you may choose to develop hybrid and cross device compatible apps, although some of these may not be as powerful as native apps for iOS and Android platforms.
To help you get started with the decision and learning process, we have highlighted some of the best and most popular tutorials available online for free. See what speaks to you and use them to your advantage. Also, don’t forget to bookmark your favorites for future reference and share this post to your friends and co-workers.
If you’ve already started researching what it would take to get from mobile web to native app, you’ve most likely come across PhoneGap. This is a framework that allows you to wrap a mobile web app and deploy it as if it were written natively. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to build better PhoneGap apps.
This Wiki page will give you a rundown of what hybrid applications are, what tools and frameworks are out there to help create them, and some teasers for upcoming examples if you wanted to get involved.
Creating an application can be very exciting for any mobile app developer, but without the right tools, it can be daunting and time-consuming. Before you get your app published, you need to get it ready. Daniel Bramhall is an iOS and Mac developer and designer who’s here to help you out with this tutorial.
This is a guide that looks at development with the iPhone DSK. You’ll learn information about the iPhone platform, how to set up and configure your development environment, and the necessary steps to creating a simple Fortune Cookie application!
This cookbook serves as a guide for fundamental App Framework concepts and features, by way of example, to give you the practical knowledge you need to begin creating more sophisticated applications for your domain.
Planning to create a new app for iPhone? Well, the good news is that iPhone application development isn’t as hard as you might think, and this post exists as a comprehensive guide to walk you through the complete process of building an iPhone app.
In this citation from the “PhoneGap Beginner’s Guide”, Nitobi/Adobe’s Andrew Lunny goes over the biggest roadblock app developers are faced with in the mobile development framework: getting started and building simple applications for iOS, Blackberry, and Android.
This tutorial will teach you how to build an alternate page and style sheet for the iPhone and iTouch. It covers how you can detect if the user is using an iPhone to view your page, as well as the orientation of the mobile device, whether it’s landscape or portrait.
Do you want to learn how to use PhoneGap, but don’t know where to get started? Join us as we put together “Sculder”, not only a tribute to an excellent science fiction television series, but a fully-fledged native mobile app for the believer in you!
Android applications can be just as beautiful as their iOS counterparts. Bitmode Ltd. co-director, Richard Leggett, digs deep into the styling and theming and explains how to use just XML and image files to add a fresh look and feel to your Android application.