6 Useful Tools For Android Application Development


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Android application development has become an effortless task for skilled developers today, with the advent of numerous development tools that simplify their work. The market is flooded with many such easily available tools. In fact the amount of efforts needed for Android application development can go down as much to needing minimal knowledge of coding for some of the tools

Presented here are 6 useful tools that we feel help give your app that edge on the Google Play Store:

1.      MyAppBuilder:

It is a very useful Android publishing platform which will help create fully functional and great looking apps. One’s task is simplified to merely providing the contents. A developer need not have programming background to use this tool for Android application development. The facility to integrate social media as well into the app makes it a hot developer tool.

 2.      GENWI:

With the help of this tool, content publishers can build live and highly engaging apps and publish them on the cloud. Through its cloud based platform, GENWI manages and maintains around 1500+ native mobile apps. It offers a free trial period of three months after which the user is charged based on the features utilized.  It comes in pretty useful for publishers to help in digitization of print content to mobile content.

3.      AppMakr:

This is another handy Android application development tool which allows one to create easy application that use multimedia, visuals, and podcasts, without any knowledge of coding. Through the WYSIWYG editor, one can easily integrate custom CSS, push notifications and JavaScript capabilities into Android apps.  One can also use feeds from social networking sites or existing content into the native apps. An Android application can be developed free of cost using Appmakr.  A developer can also use the more advanced features by paying a monthly fee of $79.

4.      Mippin:

It is one of the largest platforms for application creation, with around 10000 app submitted globally to the Google Play Store. It allows making of applications across platforms within minutes and provides great deal of flexibility while designing the apps. As a USP, it advertises the power to create an app in less than 5 minutes. It also provides a sturdy monitoring feature that keeps track of the frequently visited sites for future use.

5.     Conduit:

This is another helpful tool that allows even those with zero programming skills to build and distribute highly customized apps on the Android platform. Conduit truly denotes cross-platform app development through which developers can build the app once and publish to multiple mobile app marketplaces.

6.      ShoutEm:

It is one of the simplest tools available for building a mobile application. This tool aims to assist students, bloggers, and publishers to create and upload their applications.  Again, one need not have extensive coding knowledge. It also helps the application builder by handling the submission process to Google Play Store.

While there are numerous other Android application development tools available, knowing about and applying these useful tools will definitely give you an edge in the Android app development process.

Satinder Panesar
Entrepreneur & founder of GWT systems pvt ltd. Satinder's pragmatic approach helped the company not only to survive the worst IT crises but also managed to increase the clientÈle. Satinder is currently working with green companies, around the world, and is promoting Green computing.


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