Mobile app development is becoming more prominent day by day. As our day to day work depends on smartphones and its applications. Whether it’s checking emails, updating yourself with news headlines, shopping or using social networking sites for entertainment purposes. This is one of the finest and easiest methods to reach more audiences. Whether we talk about any shopping company, study points or any entertainment agency.
Every company has to have a mobile application which will help them in getting more customers for their business. Due to this scenario, the job of a mobile developer is also in demand by the companies. Many are doing it under a company or they are choosing this profile as a freelancer. When it comes to development there are several tools and cross platforms to develop these applications depending on the need and choices. So for a beginner, it is always difficult to decide which one to choose.
The future industry is heading towards new technologies based on artificial intelligence, 4G and 5G, cloud networks etc. So here the mobile app development also expects applications based on these technologies which will make the application help in reducing the equipment cost and improved collaboration. These technologies when used by a mobile application helps in enhancing productivity. Now let us have a look at the platforms that help in developing mobile apps with fewer efforts and great results.
Here we have 7 tools to develop mobile applications:
- React Native
- Phone Gap
- Android studio
- Sencha Ext Js
Now let’s have a quick review of these apps with their features and languages used by these application development tools.
Flutter is a cross platform application development tool designed by Google. It uses a client optimized programming language that results in developing fast mobile applications for any platformI include visual, structural and interactive widgets. It is having a hot reload feature which helps in faster app development. It has become one of the most popular web development technologies and is widely used by developers.
Xamarin is another cross platform tool used for developing native applications for iOS and android. I works on single shared C# .net code. One of the key features of Xamarin is that it provides its own online classes through the Xamarin University program. It has its own Android emulator and supports functionality testing and monitoring using cloud networks on various devices.
It is a cross-platform tool for developing mobile applications, with higher cloud capacity limit. It supports the concept of speeding the TTM(time-to-market). It can be used to develop applications for iOS, android and blackberry. Developers can use this cross-platform tool to build, test and measure the functionality of the app on various devices. It has pre-built connectors available for Microsoft Azure , MS SQL and many others.
Android studio is one of the finest app development tools built by Google for beginners that help the developer to build android applications. It is having a drag and drop feature for building the application environment that results in writing less code. It rescues the time of writing code for a developer and easy to use.
Sencha Ext JS
Sencha is a web application development tool for desktop tablets and mobile phones. It features high-performance components that result in attractive animations and enhanced events. the code developed in Sencha Ext Js can be translated easily with the help of another tool like Phone Gap. It is having a maximum compatibility with different devices hence reducing the cost and complexity of development.