Android is undoubtedly the most popular mobile platform in the world. Each day hundreds of applications are designed for Android powered smartphones and tablets. Google seems to be on a mission to improve upon this open source platform and deliver a killer blow to its competitors. At the annual Google I/O the company made an announcement that has ensured that Android development has got easier. Google has introduced Android Studio the new development environment is based on IntelliJ IDEA. Android Studio has lot of similarities to Eclipse with the ADT Plugin and it offers developers an integrated set of tools for development and debugging.
Mobile application development is a must for every business in gaining a strong foothold in the market. With close to one billion people around the world using smartphones and tablets you can’t afford to miss out on this target segment. Enterprise mobile apps development is at its peak with businesses wanting to manage their operations smoothly and attract new customers to the fray by using apps. This has led to newer and better apps hitting the market. These apps are user-friendly, rich in graphics and also come with highly interactive user-interface.
Online business has seen a massive expansion over the past few years. This has led to the growing need for stability and assurance of business. Updates and regular developments in software, apps, interfaces and technologies have made internet be recommended as an unstable platform. Internet growth has also led to new age business techniques. Ecommerce has taken new turns. Times have changed when ecommerce was involved in a single business website. In the recent times pace has led to drastic changes. Ecommerce platforms are currently in need of third-party systems and other partner platforms. Online shopping has become a rage. This has led to business houses racking their brains as to whether it is time to re-platform their ecommerce website or not.
Drupal is a publishing platform shaped by our energetic community and now bursting with potential. It can be used for thousands of free designs and plug-ins for swift site assembly. The developers like its well-documented APIs. The designers like the flexibility. And the site administrators like the limitless scalability.
Drupal 7 is a better idea if your site uses contributed modules because there’s where all the development is, the new generation of work is happening in D7 only and isn’t getting back ported.
With WordPress 3.6 slated for an end of April release in 2013 there are already speculations doing the rounds as who would win it when the talk is about WordPress 3.6 vs WordPress 3.5 . With an ever increasing patron base WordPress will surely increase in excellence, flexibility and user bases. New features will be added to make Wordress reach higher standards. However what we should not forget is that we had experienced a beautiful user interface with WordPress 3.5 along with responsive designs Retina-Ready (HiDPI) Admin, faster wordpress short codes.
If you are planning to develop a dynamic website jQuery can be one of the best tools for your needs. The team behind jQuery recently launched version 2.0 that is expected to aid developers and make their job easy. Also there are some chances that might put the developers in a tight spot. This is perhaps many developers aren’t jumping into jQuery 2.0 immediately. We shall take a peek at some of these changes in our short write-up.
With the increasing use of mobile phones, new applications are developed for numerous purposes. However, these applications other than fulfilling the customer’s demands also collect a lot of valuable data from the mobile. This data may include the user’s personal information, pages visited on the Internet and geographical location. As sharing such type of data is very sensitive case for almost all the users, privacy policies have special importance for many people.
If you are planning to add Drupal blocks to your website you can try boxes instead. Boxes module is a reimplementation of the custom blocks that the core block module provides. This makes it do things that cannot be achieved with the blocks. This module offers a much more powerful alternative to the default block system. In simple words, a box is simply a block, but with extra features that help you incorporate advanced functionalities to your website. The boxes module provides an in-line interface for editing blocks. This feature allows you to change the contents of blocks without going to an admin page.
Website development using WordPress is both exciting and challenging. The free and open source content management system is so dynamic that you can design and develop almost anything. While WordPress has a host of advantages, it is not bereft of its own set of disadvantages which, if not tackled at the development phase, can cause continuous problems for the WordPress developer.
In many ways, the fact that you can do almost anything with WordPress works as a disadvantage. Since WordPress is an open source platform, many languages work on it simultaneously. While working with multiple languages simultaneously is the preferred short-cut taken by developers, the after-effects of this isn’t always pleasant. Codes are often left in a haphazard manner causing problems when one wants to debug the site. Thus, it is very important that things are properly planned at the very beginning so that not only is the website attractive and robust, but the path itself is clean and re-traceable when required.
If you want to generate revenue out of an app which sells all over the world, then you cannot afford to focus only on iOS apps. Android has come up to be one of the best and highly grossing market for apps and concentrating on making sure that your app looks and feels good on this platform is highly important. Though Android platform is a complex one, it has been seen that it is highly flexible and has incorporated a few of the best apps without any problem. However, if you do not know the tricks of generating a good Android app it can turn out to be a big problem and this is the reason why there must be an understanding of how to build the app properly keeping certain key points in mind, how to test the app and measures which should be taken while distributing the app. Here is a brief explanation on all the three factors.