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Mobile App Development - Know everything about it

In this article, we are going to learn why and how to start Mobile Application Development? Here, we will discuss about its versions, need etc.
By: IncludeHelp, on 18 DEC 2017

The world is getting smarter day by day. Everyone and everything are dependent on smart gadgets. What really makes the gadgets run is its operating system and apps. Coding and App development is the fastest growing industry in the world and being the largest community using smartphones, India is need of more young talents in the app development industry. This increase in trend also led to increases in unemployment of fresher from other engineering branches, even a mechanical engineering students are advised to have mediocre skill in coding and app development to be virtually employable.

Nowadays most of India’s Best Engineering colleges have started adding coding as a core subject in their curriculum to employ the students to make them industry ready. Even when these plans are under development, AICTE has already suggested to shut down more than 600 engineering colleges in India due to the fact that students have no knowledge even in basic coding and its environment. This is a pretty scary trend which shows how competitive the world is becoming. Due to Unemployment after engineering degree, most of the students resort to doing Post Graduation in Master of Business Administration (MBA)either full time or distance from Best Distance learning MBA in India.

Mobile App development is a process by which a Mobile application is developed for devices such as PDA, EDA and Smartphones and Tablets. Some of the most promising and widely used app development software’s are

  • Appery.io
  • Mobile Roadie
  • TheAppBuilder
  • Good Barber
  • Appy Pie
  • AppMachine
  • GameSalad
  • BiznessApps
  • AppMakr
  • ShoutEm
  • Android
  • App Inventor for Android
  • Appear IQ

The two most used Operating systems in smart devices are Android and iOS. Android is comparatively more used and versatile than iOS, Android is an open source software which is constantly evolving and under constant improvement. Starting from android version 1.0 it stands at android version 8.1. The list of Android versions is

  • Version 1 - Unnamed
  • Version 1.1 - Internally knowns as petit four.
  • Version 1.5 -Cupcake
  • Version 1.6 -Donut
  • Version 2.0 – 2.1 -Eclair
  • Version 2.2 – 2.2.3-Froyo
  • Version 2.3 – 2.3.7 - Gingerbread
  • Version3.0 – 3.2.6 - Honeycomb
  • Version4.0 – 4.0.4 - Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Version4.1 – 4.3.1 - Jelly Bean
  • Version4.4 – 4.4.4 - KitKat
  • Version5.0 – 5.1.1 - Lollipop
  • Version6.0 – 6.0.1 - Marshmallow
  • Version7.0 – 7.1.2 - Nougat
  • Version8.0 – 8.1 - Oreo

Android code names are based on bakery food items and have been in alphabetical order since 2009's Android 1.5 Cupcake. Each version comes with improvements required from the previous versions of Android, it is not necessary that UI is completely changed with every android version. There will be a varying degree of new features added to each latest android version. Increased demand for smartphones has always led to some discoveries and addition of some salient features and improvements. Wearable android and iOS smart devices are the ongoing trends in smart devices. Smart devices have made our lives easier, we are connected with the world with all information readily available at our fingertips.



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