The influence of mobile application development in it industry is very vast.There are many methods to create an app for any king of mobile devices. In this, way we are adopting various type of tools and methodologies to develop a mobile application.
So we identify the tools and methods to develop mobile application in different technologies.
App Development Technology
Native Mobile Apps
Native mobile apps designed to be operated only on one Operatng system.These type of application dedicated to only one platform.it may be android OS ,apple ios ,window phone or symbian platform. Native mobile apps developed very easily and quickly.
Responsive changes it’s layout when it is accessed from mobile device or other pda.but adaptive web application designed for targeting only one device.It may be designed for small set of devices. These design doesnot change when switching one device to another.
Hybrid Mobile Apps
These type of apps can be installed on any type of mobile/phone. These apps are similar to other native apps but they are acessed through web browser. These apps are developed using any mark up language like html.these apps are not as fast as native apps. Hybrid apps removes the cost of maintainance of app.it saves business resources and time. Hybrid apps focused only on delivering content to user.
Android Wear interface and features
Android wear looks similar to android.It’s built for much smaller device and designed with hands free use.
Android provide customization over homescreen and launcher icon by many manufactures, but android wear does not provide such type of freedom. So all the smart watches has same layout and software look.
SiriKit in Ios
Sirikit is used in iphones to support siri. Siri kit giving users the ability to control the apps behaviour by using their voice. Siri also provide supports for messaging, photosearch, navigating to map and much more.
Ibeacon for Android and iOS
The term iBeacon and Beacon are often used interchangeably. iBeacon is the name for Apple’s technology standard, which allows Mobile Apps (running on both iOS and Android devices) to listen for signals from beacons in the physical world and react accordingly. Beacon is small chip level device that can be installed on any physical entity. By this mobile apps can capture pyhsical state of thing on a micro-local scale, and deliver meaningful content to users based on location. Beacon technology uses Bluetooth Low Energy signal.