Tools To Overcome The Challenges Faced By Android App Developersby Alex Forsyth Developer
Do you often face certain challenges during your android app development? Here’re some expert solutions and advanced tools to overcome these common issues.
Android is a much more popular and cost-effective platform as compared to iOS. With billions of smartphone users around the globe especially android users, the demand and competition for building great android apps have also increased. Be it for shopping, education, entertainment, booking tickets, attending events, editing photos, or anything else, people now prefer using apps now. The features and functionalities of android phones have given several reasons to build applications no matter what type of business you are running. Android applications are essential now for driving more customer loyalty, enhancing engagement levels, and increasing revenue. With so much offered by these applications, it becomes mandatory to invest in android app development.
Lucrative and significant opportunities exist in the application android application development industry. This is because the business of all levels and sizes can seek to get highly personalised, dynamic, intuitive, and contextual experiences for their target audience. So, before jumping straight into the android application development bandwagon, you need to understand everything about it. Right from what the audience wants or looks for in an app to the features of the platform, and most importantly the problems you might face during the development process, the tools to overcome them, you need to cover all.
With millions of android applications already existing in the play store, it becomes essential to make sure that your one stays on top of the crowd. This will, in turn, ensure a greater number of downloads, thereby bringing more users to your app as compared to the competitors. But, for this, overcoming the flaws and challenges like hardware and software fragmentation, patent issues, API incompatibility, lack of UI design rules, security flaws, search engine visibility, etc. is important.
The list of tools to overcome the challenges is listed out here.
Android studio, the official IDE, has the key components to build applications of all types of android devices. Powered by the Gradle, the build system of Android studio gives a new level of personalisation for generating multiple app-building variants for all devices from one single project.
Eclipse is one of the most popular JAVA IDE that is an integrated development environment. It contains an extensible plug-in system and a base workspace to customise the android applications.
This tool helps to analyse the codes and also assists in flawless coding, error analysis, quick navigation, and refactorings.
This is a code editor and a text editor that can be used on all android platforms. This tool helps to edit files from the cloud, highlight the syntax for over 200 programming languages, and do a lot more during the application development process.
Android IDE covers the complete android application development environment. It allows editing PhoneGap and Java apps as well.
Universal Image loader:
This is a powerful, highly customisable, and flexible library that helps in caching, loading and displaying images.
It is both deserialisation and a serialisation library that helps to convert the Java objects into JSON.
Apart from these, there are a few more tools like Awesome Java, Retrofit and AndroidView Animations that make android app development simpler, faster, and flawless by overcoming the challenges during the process. All you need to do is choose the right tool depending on the purpose and the issue.
Alex Forsyth is an expert developer associated with Envertis Software Solutions, a reputed Android App Development Company in Australia. The author has written this article to help developers overcome the most commonly faced challenges with the right tools and techniques.
Created on Apr 22nd 2020 06:01. Viewed 285 times.