How to choose the right mobile platform for app development?

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Apr 17, 2017 2:15:09 PM via Website

There are many platforms and tools available out there in the wild when it comes to mobile app development. Over the last couple of weeks, I have been evaluating various development options and came to the conclusion that there are five different categories to choose from, as listed below –
Native Development
Cordova based Hybrid app development -
Mobile app development in React Native
App development using Xamarin
Last but not the least DIY (Do It Yourself) tools

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Apr 20, 2017 8:07:04 AM via Website

Today, with a large number of smartphone users that are increasing rapidly, the mobile application market has become one of the greatest business promotion platforms. Thus, with each business craving to employ it as an important part of its marketing strategy the field has grown in terms of competition too.
**Here are Some factors to help you decide the best Mobile Application Development Platform for your app-

1) Supported Features:**
The platform should sport support for features like intuitive development, easy customization, explicit testing, host, and user-friendly administration.

2) Supported Operating System:

Before choosing the mobile app development platform, you need to know the operating system that you want to target. Many platforms show better compatibility with the Android application development program, while many with iOS application development.

3) Cross-Platform App Development:

Cross-Platform app development has become one of the most preferred mobile app development programs for many big businesses. The cross-platform development program shows high compatibility for more than one operating system and a good employment of the beneficial native features of the targeted Operating System.

4) Platform Based on App Variety:

There are three types of concerned app varieties – Native apps, Web apps, Hybrid apps. Based on these three varieties the mobile app development service provider can choose the most appropriate platform for your mobile application development.

5) Rapid Mobile Application Development Platform Vs Customised Mobile Application Development Platform:

The rapid mobile app development platform offers you a highly intuitive application development process, which require less or no knowledge of coding owing to the drag-and-drop application assembly. This may be beneficial for small generic mobile apps, but lacks the customization approach.

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Apr 20, 2017 3:39:07 PM via Website

Why not Google Play?

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Sep 22, 2017 9:36:02 AM via Website

Hestabit is a top mobile app development company in USA with 500+ successful projects. Hestabit offers custom mobile app development services at affordable price.

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Oct 25, 2017 8:58:54 AM via Website

It's all depend on your project requirement. There is a lot of developer in market who will agree to develop same app at different-different price. But a little developer from them know the best process to develop an unique app. You just need to find out that who knows the best process to develop an app and go for it.

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Jan 11, 2018 11:01:45 AM via Website

You Should Focus On When Choosing The Best Mobile App Development Platform
• Target audience
• User behavior
• Features
• The cost of development
• Devices you need to support
According to me Native iOS mobile app development, Native Android development platform, Cross-platform apps right mobile platform for app development.

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Jan 29, 2018 11:05:54 AM via Website

What you should know when choosing a platform for the development of your app
The second part of this article deals with a thorough analysis of the pros and cons of every development platform. Here we go.

Native iOS mobile app development-

Basically, asking a question about the best native platform for your app leads to deciding between iOS and Android. Let us take a closer look at iOS first.

iOS is a closed platform. This means that Apple has full control over its programming language, the apps it publishes and the devices it releases. They have strict guidelines, where a deviation may lead to the fatal outcome of your digital baby’s fortune. You will need to obey those rules and get prepared for constant changes. This is an innovative company, a thought leader that is continuously searching for perfection. On the other hand, developers always know how to interact with designers and how to make a perfect product that will be 100% accepted by the store and appreciated by users.

From time to time, you will need to update your app to the latest OS. Apple has made the adoption easy for the users. All they need to do is to go to Settings and launch an upgrade. For you as a product owner it means that you will need to stay in constant touch with your developer and update the app according to the latest requirements.

Another good news is that there are just about 20 devices you’ll need to make the app compatible with. Android has more than hundred of them, which makes design optimisation, for instance, a pretty challenging task. Fewer supported devices entail lower costs for testing.

If you are concerned about revenues and want to get the best out of your digital business, remember that iOS devices are the most expensive and thus they attract people ready to spend money on applications. So if your aim is to earn income from an application and not just make people aware of your brand, think of iOS development. They say Apple users spend 60% more on purchasing apps than Android users.

Native Android development platform

According to the recent data of Statista.com, Android is the top mobile development platform in the world. As a lot of people use Android devices. By developing an Android app you get access to a large pool of target users. As well as iOS, this operating system is very flexible as an app can work on multiple gadgets: smartphones, tablets, watches, TV-boxes and even autos. There is also diversity in applications on Google Play. One can find everything for his taste there. Thus by publishing an app to this marketplace, be sure to get plenty of early followers.

The Java programming language is popular beyond the Android world. This keeps the threshold of entering the development pretty low. With the platform being not difficult to study, it’s quite easy to find a skilled developer to bring your idea to fruition. The development is possible on different OS among which are Windows, Mac OS or Linux, as Android SDK can be installed and used on all of them. Google constantly creates and polishes the appropriate development tools, making it easy for programmers to develop apps of various complexity levels.

Cross-platform apps

A cross-platform app is a combination of HTML5 and native plug-ins. The so called “write-once-run-everywhere” approach may seem to be a pretty cost-effective solution. Appcelerator.com, one of the most popular cross-platform frameworks, promises 20% faster development in comparison with native languages, reuse of up to 90% of developed code when supporting multiple platforms, and significant cost reduction. Sounds like a pie in the sky, doesn’t it?

It seems like cross-platform development may be a good option for your project: no headache about the diversity of supported devices, plenty of ready-made solutions and UI frameworks to implement even a complicated feature. It’s much easier to support an HTML5 app rather than a native one.

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Mar 12, 2018 11:45:04 AM via Website

Most people are confused about which platform is much better hybrid or native so that check out pros and cons of native and hybrid platform for your mobile app. Have a look
and if you want to calculate the cost of an app which you want then get the estimated cost here

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