Category Archive: app-development

Jamie Giggs

In app-development

February 11, 2016

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Gopal Iyer is a Strategist at hedgehog lab. Gopal researches and refines content through various platforms and tools. His sectoral focus areas include Education, Healthcare, Travel, Fintech and Automotives. Before hedgehog lab Gopal was a Doctoral Researcher at Newcastle University and has served as the Programme Lead for Nielsen. Circa 2030 A.D, what do you think your journey to your home from your office would be like? Let me take a guess and share a narrative experience. You leave your office, and command your car to be at the parking spot. An empty car rolls up at your office door stop, and you are seated in the car. The car then asks you to buckle up and relax, plays your favourite music, updates you on the latest news. The car then reminds you of picking

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Artyom Dogtiev

In app-development

January 20, 2016

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App development is a crucial component of a mobile ecosystem. Over the last eight years, app developer profession is being in a great demand and growing really fast. Mobile apps have become one of the staples of a global economy and, after its tremendous success with smartphones, they actively conquer the next frontier – the Internet of Things platform that has a lot of applications such as wearables, smart car, smart home and various smart sensors that collect, proceed and transmit data. Of course people are in the heart of the app development and their skills, programming language they use to develop apps and how much they are paid for their work define apps quality they produce. We’ve put together the number of stats to present you a comprehensive picture

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App Push Notification is nothing new – it’s been around since 2008 when Apple launched iOS3.  The technology was quickly adopted by Android and Windows Phone OS and today app push notifications are being used to deliver all sorts of information to app users, like specials (e.g. “Get your 10% OFF this weekend only!” for e-commerce apps), location-based messages (e.g. “Come by and enjoy this fall SALE prices!” for brick and mortar retail store apps) and so on. You can read more about the service in our Top App Push Notification Services post, or download our Landscape PDF of  top 10 app push notifications companies, which offers a thumbnail guide to the players. For a full list, follow the link to our App Developer Tools Directory

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With over 3 million iOS and Android apps populating the landscape it is crucial for a developer to hire an app analytics company service to get their product noticed in a cluttered marketplace and onto a user’s mobile screen. Every app development company has its own business goals, level of funding and market niche it develops apps for. Use this new ‘landscape snapshot’, available here as a direct PDF download, to check out some of the best  app analytics tools and services to help you measure, track and analyse your app usage. Some key trends in app analytics: App analytics becoming increasingly sophisticated as app and game publishers data requirements grow and new tools emerge in specific niches In-app analytics helps generate data on user behavior inside an

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Jamie Giggs

In app-development

November 9, 2015

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Don Austin has been with Zco Corporation working with custom software for almost 15 years. His first ten years were in project management and five years ago he became the company’s executive vice president. 1. How long have you been involved in developing apps for? 15 + years – I started with Windows CE devices. 🙂 2. What type of apps do you work on? All kinds. Enterprise applications, augmented reality, 3D games – a lot of apps that require Web services and databases, like inventory or scorekeeping. 3. What platforms, tools and languages do you work with? I’m responsible for a large group of mobile app, game, and back end developers. My team members use different toolkits and libraries depending on individual project needs. We do

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Alberto Furlan

In app-development

November 4, 2015

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India’s mobile app market is booming, with more than 26.5 million smartphones shipped to the subcontinent in the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 44% from 18.4 million during the same period in 2014. With that kind of boom in the market, the field is ripe for companies to launch their business into the mobile sphere, whether they be local or international. As with all markets however, especially one as varied as India, good local knowledge is required, and that is why we’ve researched the best app development agencies across the country. We’ve gone for a mix of competencies, expertise and budget-levels here, with companies who have worked both for large enterprises and others who concentrate more on SMEs. All of them were chosen for being extremely

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Jamie Giggs

In app-development

October 20, 2015

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Leadbolt has announced the arrival of their latest SDK version 6.0 for iOS and Android. This SDK release extends their SDK’s compatibility and provides a range of new features to enhance developers’ app monetization efforts. iOS 9 Compatibility Their latest SDK version 6.0 is xCode 7, iOS 9 compatible. If you are building apps for iOS9, this is the SDK to use. Better Video + Premium Demand Sources The support for video has been extended with enhanced video functionality that aligns you with additional video demand from premium advertisers. If your apps utilize video ads, you’ll want to be compatible with these top quality demand sources. Better Access to Advertisers You can now optionally pass user information such as age range and gender, appealing to those premium advertisers looking

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Jamie Giggs

In app-development

September 21, 2015

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Tyler Casselman is a San Francisco based freelance iOS developer at 13bit Consulting. He’s been writing mobile apps since before they were called “apps” on the Brew and JME platforms and has been doing iOS development exclusively since the 2.0 SDK came out in 2008. His current interests include anything IoT/BLE, graphics (OpenGL ES, shaders, OpenCV) and machine learning. Outside of the mobile space he’s interested in hobby electronics and embedded systems. He’s even designed and had fabricated a few of his own circuit boards. Swipe is a dating app that was implemented by Tyler over a 2 week period How long have you been involved in developing apps for? I started writing mobile games in 2005 on the Brew and J2ME platforms. I call those

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