With every user using a smartphone today, access of internet, applications, mails have become a daily aspect. Therefore, one cannot ignore the fact that mobile application has brought the marketplace closer to us. With people spending more time on mobile devices than on their computers or browsers. Consumer behaviour is moving into mobile. Mobile devices are the preferred devices for everyone, not just consumers but also employees, business partners, vendors and all stakeholders.
The world is becoming more data driven with every passing day, and as storage capacities and technological capabilities increase, the value of information will also increase. Mobile Apps fills the gap of information/data and user. The proximity of any kind of business information, entertainment, news and recreation has become more valuable for customers.
Every development agency has become the hub of solution and therefore mobile app development is considered as important as website development for any business development. Mobile is a competitive advantage, an opportunity to seize and maximize. To make it happen for the customers, every business must have a development strategy. Why does any organization/company or business require a mobile application/? And what makes an agency strategize to develop the app?
Mobile application development is the process of making/creating an application to run on various mobile platforms like iOS, Andrioid, Windows and Blackberry. Each platform has its own rules, regulations and requirements like (coding pattern, script etc.) to make a mobile application.
For this, it is very important to understand when making an application for mobile on various mobile platforms one cannot just make an app and port it over to the next platform. In addition, it must be considering what application stores one wishes to have the mobile application highlighted in. Each mobile application store has its own requirements most mobile applications must meet outside the requirements for the mobile platform.
Thus, the requirements to develop a mobile application, one must keep in mind:
Mobile application development is like Web application development and has its roots in more traditional software development. The only critical difference, is that mobile applications are often written specifically to take advantage of the unique features a mobile device/platform offers. For instance, a gaming app might function better in iOS than any other device. Therefore, it is necessary to identify for which device/platform an app needs to be developed, sometimes it can be both devices with respective fundamentals.