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Creating mobile enterprise apps isn't an easy task, but it can be easier if you choose and follow the right steps. Below are some links that will help you to choose the right app development platform.

Top 5 Cross Platform Mobile Application Development Tools. While smartphones are ubiquitous, mobile apps have taken the center stage among technologists, enterprises and everyday users.

Top 5 Cross Platform Mobile Application Development Tools

Over the past few years, more than 75% of the world’s population has shifted their needs and luxuries to Android and iPhone, which has indeed driven the interests of most businesses to provide services and products through personalized mobile apps. Exclusive Bonus: Download the PDF guide to Cross Platform App Development Tools With the aim of providing convenience to consumers and consequently improving business processes, companies today focus on creating the most effective and easy-to-use applications on smartphones. However, choosing to build between an Android app or iPhone app is still a concern for many. There’s no easy choice between the two as both the platforms are excellent for similar and different reasons. Tool 1: Sencha Tool 2: PhoneGap Also known as Apache Cordova, PhoneGap holds a top position among the app developers. Tool 3: Appcelerator (Titanium)

10 Excellent Platforms for Building Mobile Apps. If you've ever wanted to build an app for your business, blog, product or service, but the heavy investment of both time and money put you off, you're not alone.

10 Excellent Platforms for Building Mobile Apps

The good news is that entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months of work. There are many mobile platforms available to help you build an app on a budget — quickly, and with no coding knowledge required. With a small investment, you can create and manage your mobile site or application using one of the platforms listed below, and start reaping the advantages of offering your customers a dedicated mobile experience, including increased awareness, engagement and revenue. Show As Gallery Have something to add to this story? 23 best mobile app building platforms and tools 2016. 10 simple tools for building mobile apps fast. Mobile App Best Practices   The following is a checklist of suggested steps to take when using Google Sign-In with work accounts for a mobile SaaS app.

Mobile App Best Practices  

These are suggested best practices for SaaS developers. It can be very complex to implement sign-in well, so consider using software and services that handle most of this for you. Google Identity Toolkit is one option, but you might also evaluate other vendors that support these standards such as Ping Identity. After your SaaS sign-in supports Google for Work customers, you might also request to become a listed vendor in the G Suite Marketplace.

Very few SaaS apps require Google Sign-In for all their users, so first determine if the end-user should try to authenticate with Google Sign-In. Best practices for mobile application development (revisited) 3 Best Cross-Platform Alternatives For Enterprise Mobile App Development. The existence of numerous tools, technologies, and approaches for mobile app development has made it difficult for enterprises and developers to choose the right framework.

3 Best Cross-Platform Alternatives For Enterprise Mobile App Development

It starts with choosing between one of the three app development approaches, i.e, native, hybrid and cross-platform. While many still believe that native is the best approach to retain application’s performance, usability and UX, several others favor hybrid and cross-platform which helps in minimizing the overall development costs and time to maintain and market the app via code portability. Each approach requires a different set of developer skills, tools, and other resources. Hybrid app development platforms like Apache Cordova, Sencha, Ionic etc. which have long been used and acclaimed by developers for its cost and multi-platform support benefits fails to deliver high performance and user experience. The table above depicts that cross-platform is the best alternative to native application development. Best practices for building cross-platform mobile apps. Michael Thomas is the Principal Development Lead for SkyDrive, Microsoft’s personal cloud storage service.

In his role, Michael is responsible for many facets of product development, including planning, technical investigations, quality assurance and execution. A promise of cloud storage is the customer’s ability to access data from everywhere, anytime, on any device. As such, mobile device support is a critical component of a successful cloud storage service. Given the current mobile device market, customers need high-quality apps on the top three platforms: Android, iOS and Windows Phone. However, designing and building apps across these platforms can lead to a myriad of challenges, among them the need to reconcile the unique native languages of each platform while creating an elegant, consistent user experience. Step 1: Select the development technologies However, access to the platform functionality and writing the user interface would be more difficult in both of these cases.

Mobile App Development: 8 Best Practices. Creating great mobile enterprise apps isn't necessarily easy, but it can be easier if you follow these eight critical tips. 1 of 9 If you're in enterprise IT in 2016, the odds are pretty good that you've already been tasked with building a mobile app, or that you'll get that type of project sometime in the next few months.

Mobile App Development: 8 Best Practices

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