How to choose the right mobile platform for app development?

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Nov 25, 2013 10:18:08 AM via Website

Hi friends please help me about How to Choose the Right Mobile Platform for App Development.?


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Nov 25, 2013 11:12:32 AM via Website

There are many criteria before choosing the right mobile platform for app development. To choose the right kind of mobile platform, analysing the pluses and minuses of each one before going ahead and creating the app. Here is a the post on how to choose the right mobile platform for developing your mobile application.
- Think of the audience you intend to target.
- Decide on the technical features you want your app to include. Are you looking to create something simple for basic users? Or is it going to be a complicated app that quietly runs in the background and helps users on the move with their every little task? If it is the latter, you would be better off choosing something like the Palm OS rather than the iOS.
- The financial aspect.
- Look at the future prospects for the mobile platform.
- Target on the device where your application want to reach.


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Nov 25, 2013 11:37:26 AM via Website

What scripting language do you know..?

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Nov 26, 2013 10:17:26 AM via Website

well i guess you can have a look at this article for better understanding in choosing the right platform for mobile application development Admin edit: **links are forbidden**

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Nov 27, 2013 5:08:49 PM via Website

Totally depends on the kind of app you want to develop and what you want to get out of it (reach, money, etc). iOS of course makes lots of money but it can be harder to get apps into the Apple App Store, Android is easier to get apps on and has the reach but it brings in less money, and so on.

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Nov 30, 2013 8:31:23 AM via App

Me an an android developer. bcz of many reasons.

-i can use my existing computer wich have low spec for app development.
if u go for iOS or W8 you need specific specs on ur machines. Like mac is a must for iOS.and Windows 7 premium version for W8.

- android is open source so u get more assistance in online than other platforms.

and many more reasons too.

i suggest android if u r beginner to mobile development

gud luck

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Jan 4, 2014 2:05:28 PM via Website

It is depend upon the app and you also because there are equal android user and apple user in the world now so both the platform are good for made a mobile app. Also I read some article regarding app revenue and found that iphone apps are good for revenue.

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Jan 4, 2014 5:09:02 PM via Website

If you don't want to invest too much choose Android if you have a PC and an Android smartphone, or choose IPhone if you already have a mac and an IPhone/IPad, etc.

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Apr 27, 2014 4:46:08 PM via App

My ide is dual boot windows 8 64 bit and eclipse with linuxmint and android studio. Best of both world.

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May 31, 2014 12:21:04 PM via Website

Each & Every mobile app is developed with the prediction that it will give outstanding results in the future. Choosing the right platform for creating mobile app, I think its the right decision. The download will be more and with this the user will increase, which will lead to more number of updates required for the app.

There are numerous criteria you developed to utilize when choosing the right platform for mobile application development. Here are some few things you should believe when make a decision on an application development platform:

  1. What is your target audience using?
  2. Which platform is more familiar to your developers?
  3. The financial aspect is the other important thing.
  4. What profit do you wish to make?
  5. Which are the future prospects for the mobile platform?

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Sep 16, 2014 10:38:19 PM via Website

Not sure what your question is...

For developing your app use Eclipse or Studio (last one still in beta), from google developer website

When making an app, check what permissions u need and try to make it available to as many platforms (android versions) as possible, given the constraints of your code. If possible, try to include version checking code so your app will be able to run on older android versions as well.

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Sep 19, 2014 11:58:17 AM via Website

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Apr 2, 2015 8:01:20 AM via Website

Hello People It Depends on your mobile application development platform and what kind of make you mobile apps i am simply say which type you want to make application for example game, information ,e-commerce application. you can make both platform apps iOS and Andriod Apps.

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Sep 24, 2015 6:47:00 AM via Website

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Sep 24, 2015 11:09:52 AM via Website

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Feb 16, 2016 11:49:57 AM via Website

The most important determining factor when it comes to selecting your mobile app development platform is your target audience. In case app targets the mass market, you want to make sure the most popular platforms such as IOS and Android are your priorities. If the business community is your primary target, corporate-based platforms like BlackBerry make a great choice.

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Mar 7, 2016 10:28:19 AM via Website

I made apps both for IOS and Android systems, but the workload was better on IOS. The reason for this was that the application was fee-paying, and it is known that iPhones' fee-paying apps are downloaded better. Applications I ordered on

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Mar 13, 2016 2:12:34 PM via Website

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Apr 27, 2016 1:08:03 PM via Website

Here are some things should keep in mind when choosing the mobile platform:

  1. Focus on target audience: It is essential that you should keep your focus on the target audience while creating the app and choose the platform which is helpful for your product and services for the better desired results.

  2. Piracy rates: iOS apps have less piracy issues as compared to android app but android app can be created and shared easily.

  3. Native app development or cross platform mobile app: If you are thinking to make single app then you should go for native app development platform and if you wish to make common app for android, windows and iOS app collectively then you should go for cross development platform.

  4. Ease of use: You should prefer the coding language app to make the system understand which platform is easier in creating the app itself.

  5. Heavy load: It depends on which operating system is using for your app because some operating system bear all types of workload which the app puts on it and other platforms can run limited number of features. To know about the weight load of app, discuss with your app developing team and as per the app features, decide which operating system will be suitable for your app.

  6. Reliability: It is very important that you check the app's reliability and ensure that app does not crash as user starts taking the use of the application because both the company name and app reputation totally depends on your mobile app performance.

  7. ROI: IOS will be best for ROI purposes in terms of increasing the company revenue while android and windows are well in terms of marketing the services of company.

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