If someone asks me ‘where the world’s today is upto’, I would blindly say ‘in the hands of smartphones’. Well, it might be more n more advanced versions of the same in the years to come. Smartphones are on the dreams of many and for those who own one, they happen to be the world. So, what’s it that drives people go crazy over this smartphones? For me, it is the plenty of applications that turns me mad.
Mobile Application development is increasingly becoming popular in the recent days. Let it be for your Android, iPhone, Blackberry or Windows, you have apps for everything. Mobile applications are all everywhere and so are the developers. Each day we see thousands of mobile apps getting launched and this exceeding demand for mobile applications has triggered up so many hearts to come by developing excellent apps. However, most of the developers give up their work without making clear about what mobile application development is actually upto. There are various factors a developer needs to look upon before getting into mobile application development technique. In this article, I’ve picked you few things to consider on entering mobile application development.
Figure out your format
Early before you start with the design, you first need to figure out the format in which you are going to work with. Be clear whether you are going to develop a mobile website or mobile application or even the both together. Once you are clear with that, next decide on the sub format. For example, if you are upto create an app for android, the next thing is to decide on the kind of app. Say, whether a weather forecasting app, entertainment app, gaming app or similar other.
Go with a complete research on the marketplace you are about to work with. Focus on your target audience and be clear with their needs. Study around the web and learn what people actually need from an app that is just like yours. With this, you can simply get an idea on what people really hate with an app and you can simply cut off the element from your design.
Know your Competitors
In any field, competitors are the ones who really matter. Revolve over the web and get to know who are your actual competitors and what they do actually. Check with the most successful competitors and the techniques they use to come up with great apps.
Decide on the platform
Deciding the platform for your app is widely important. Apart from your expertize in certain platform, you got confirm whether the corresponding platform you are about to work with is greatly recognized at present. Working on Android and iPhone platforms really work good any time.
Ensure Screen Compatibility
Since it is up to mobile devices, you got to be clear with the various screen sizes. Ensure that the apps you develop work on all screen sizes.
Simple apps work
Apps that are simple and easy to work with are greatly preferred. Hence go designing apps thata re simple but great.
Design for touch
Since your app is going to work with touch phones, you need to majorly focus that your apps come with its main menus and options assigned in places where one could easily make it handy.
These are few important things you got to consider before entering into Mobile application Development.
Author Bio:- This article was written by Krish Kash, he is a Marketing Manager and technology blogger specializing in mobile application development, iPhone apps development and magento mobile eCommerce.