How to Make an Impressive Android App

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Published on July 12, 2014

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HOW TO MAKE AN IMPRESSIVE ANDROID APP: HOW TO MAKE AN IMPRESSIVE ANDROID APP www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Introduction: Introduction h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Mobile communication platform has successfully been computing and revolutionizing the entire mobile industry. The two major competitors, Android and iOS, have been equally excelling in bringing forward their outstanding features and applications for various devices to serve a large domain of audience. The real reason for the success of these devices is the humongous amount of apps that have been built for them. Of all the mobile platforms, Android out paces in many ways. The major factor being the low revenue generation by Android as many apps can be downloaded for free. The revenue is generated through in-app advertising. About Android: About Android h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Android is an Open Source operating system that powers smart-phones, super phones and tablets. Applications for android based devices can be downloaded and installed from the Google Play website, creating ample opportunities for Android App Development. App Development is done using the Android SDK (Software Developing Kit) which is Java based App Programming Interface. This makes the Android operating system dominate the entire smart-phone world market and thus take the android based developing business to great heights. Instructions For Developers: Instructions For Developers h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. It is essential for the developers to outline the demands and requirements of users and create successful apps. Having clear understanding of the fundamentals of mobile app development ensures appropriate app making and even distribution of the massive online digital content. Underlying are certain useful tips that will help an app developer to make a successful application. Consider The Layout For Device Orientation and Various Screen Sizes: Consider The Layout For Device Orientation and Various Screen Sizes h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. For optimal user experience, it is necessary to consider the fact that devices have inbuilt orientation sensors which have the setting usually default to automatic mode. Proper room for landscape and portrait modes must be ensured. Setting up the layout folders with different qualifiers accordingly gives appropriate auto orientation. In addition to this, an app developer must design and develop an application that is compatible to different screen sizes, including the wide range of smart-phones, tablets, tv etc. It must fit each screen configuration aptly. Support Different Languages With Localization: Support Different Languages With Localization h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. With the wide range of Android device users residing in many regions, it is essential for the developer to design an app that supports all languages of the regions. Items of user interface that can be localized should be stored onto separate resource files. Specifying the configuration language and region, the qualifier will automatically switch to device's default locale. Attractiveness of The Icon: Attractiveness of The Icon h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. A developer must consider that the look of the icon gives the first impression and thus should be eye catchy. Google Play offers a platform of infinite apps. While searching and scrolling, an attractive icon must draw the users' attention. This creates a long lasting impression over the user and makes his interest in the app even more. Socialisation and Popularisation: Socialisation and Popularisation h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Awareness among the massive audience helps in computer coding and also, to know if the app suits their demands and requirements. For instance, by sharing information or the success of a certain app through social networking or media, a user can help in more people viewing and downloading that app. Thus, socialization plays a significant role in spreading awareness and consciousness among the vast population. Keeping The App Responsive and Informing About Necessary Wait: Keeping The App Responsive and Informing About Necessary Wait h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. While developing Apps, responsive web design can serve the best solution for the problems faced. It deals with the compatibility over different browsers and platforms. It is often that devices hang and become unresponsive to any input, link or click, not accepting any orders , which might last for approximately 5 seconds. This inconvenience can be overcome by creating a separate worker thread running in the background. A more detailed control could be effective. A message dialogue or progress bar could appear notifying the users for the same. Thus, there comes a need to evaluate the Apps' responsiveness. Testing on Hardware Devices: Testing on Hardware Devices h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. The best testing platform for an app is on the hardware devices. There has been a definite need of testing the app no matter how well the emulator is configured to match up with hardware specifications. It gives a clear and a practical picture of how the app really looks and performs. For Android based devices , testing is crucial since there are many combinations of platform API versions and hardware configurations. Over time, it has become less challenging since the devices have adopted latest APIs and providing system updates frequently. Valuing Customer Feedback: Valuing Customer Feedback h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. User comments and suggestions help in all kinds of businesses to grow and progress. Analysing reviews and ratings of app features, functionalities, user interface, etc. generated, by customers, helps in improving and overcoming any drawbacks for the effectiveness of an app. It helps in meeting the demands and requirements of users in future as well. A good relation with the customer is developed which helps in the growth. Clients also feels the need to comment and evaluate the app if he feels his feedback was valued. Conclusion: Conclusion h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Carefully considering the factors, the applications get the advantage of becoming popular and impressive in the ever growing market base. Changes in the market trend give us the idea of the ongoing current features and to keep up with it; corresponding necessary up-to-date skills must be adopted. The ultimate goal is to develop apps with popular features that massive clientele would love and meanwhile boost your own business opportunities. Google's Android platform gives the app makers far more freedom to explore the new functionality than any other domain. Thanks: Thanks h www.promaticsindia.com © 2014 Promatics Technologies Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Promatics Technologies Private Limited Promatics House Bhadurke Road Ludhiana – 141008 India Tel: +91-161-282-6999 Website- www.promaticsindia.com Email - [email protected]

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