Friday, 14 December 2012

Development Tools of mobile application development

When we talk about mobile application development, the first thing which pings into our mind is – which operating system? With the increasing demand of smart phones and their usage, mobile apps development is gaining popularity day-by-day. There are many useful tools available in the market that can be used to create these apps effortlessly. Any developer whether an expert or amateur can develop apps quickly and easily with the tools discussed below.
mobile app development tools

Today I am going to share 7 remarkable tools for cross-platform mobile application development.  With the use of these tools you would be able to create really efficient cross-platform mobile apps. I hope that you will find this list useful. If you come across with any other interesting tools you can share it with us too.

Price: Free

It is an awesome open-source tool that acts as a bridge between the individual mobile OS SDKs and the common development practices. This tool can support multiple mobile operating systems, such as iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows and Symbian. It allows you to create mobile apps with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript; and has the ability of wrapping up your work for definite mobile OS. The best thing about this tool is that it has direct integration with Dreamweaver, and this thing makes mobile app development even convenient and speedier.

Price: Free

Its again free cloud-based tool which is available as a Google Chrome plug-in. It allows you to develop and host your mobile app, as well as helps in distributing it in the various app stores. This tool also has some added features like push notifications and e-commerce solutions which can be used for further augmenting your mobile application.

Price:  $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year

With the help of Magmito creating applications is extremely laidback and quick. It allows you to build really cool applications without demanding any programming knowledge i.e. there is no hassle when it related to coding part.  It also has a user-friendly interface. They have also claimed a nice collection of templates. It also offers free promotion of your app via Facebook, Twitter or even distribution of it to the various app stores.

Price: $79 per month; It is available for free if you let them place ads in your app
This one is one of the great online tool which allows you to create content-centered mobile apps. They have claimed about their great services that let you distribute the application you have created in various app stores. In this, importing RSS feeds into a mobile-optimized app is also possible. You don’t require any advance programming knowledge for creating apps while using this tool, but you still need some knowledge of HTML and CSS that would be useful for development. In this, you can also add custom HTML in your app.

Price: Standard – Free; Enterprise – Paid
It is an easy to use online tool with a feature like drag-and-drop which make designing of mobile applications quite convenient.  It is compatible with almost all the modern browsers. This tool is really useful for Experts as well as for the amateur developers. Once you are done with the building of the app, MobileNation will also help you publish it into the different app stores, Google Play Marketplace, or any other website of your choice.

Price: $25-100 per month
In this tool, it creates simple content based mobile apps simply and effortlessly, after this, with the help of this handy online tool is simply perfect for development of effective apps. This tool is compatible with almost all the modern browsers and it has a really easy to use interface which allows you to create pages for your app having RSS feeds from blogs or social media sites. You also have the choice of adding custom content with HTML and CSS.

7.  iBuildApp
Price: $9.99 per month; It is available for free if you let them place ads in your app

As the name suggests, this tool lets you build mobile apps. It has a really nice collection of templates for various types of applications. It has numerous amazing features that you will find helpful while creating an app, including e-commerce possibilities and a method of embedding web pages inside your application. This tool also claims a SOAP web service that makes creating, retrieving, updating or deleting content possible. You can also find your app featured in iBuildApp gallery.


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  4. Nice blog to read about the Iphone application development, iphone application development, Iphone apps developers etc. It’s Really Helpful for people who interested in iphone course, android course, android classes and Android Apps Development Classes. Thanks for sharing such useful information with us.

  5. Great thoughts you got there, believe I may possibly try just some of it throughout my daily life.

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  6. am glad to learn some of the applications tools that are used by developers, what i know a good application should be coded with good tools otherwise they will fail to function as required. when i started mobile publishing i dint know this and i tried a lot of applications until i stumbled on PressPad thats when i realized how important is to find a quality application.

  7. I agree with your point Felix. Developing app using good tools always work better. There are lot of app development tools available in market but choose the right tool for our app development.

  8. There are a lot more tools out there.
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  9. Hi,

    you came forward with nice and useful article. Regarding mobile app development Nowadays many companies here in the US are consulting iphone app development DC projects with respect to developers.

  10. The tools you have mentioned have the great importance in the development of app. App Maker & Phonegap are the best in my view...
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  11. Thanks for the nice and useful article. Also thanks for telling about Custom application development.