Category: Tips & Tricks

Create a powerful portfolio by learning online

An online portfolio allows you to show who you are, what you can do and the amazing projects you have been involved in, besides is one of the best tools to start your personal brand. You can show examples of your work that demonstrate what you’re good at and why someone should hire you to get an specific task done. You can build a website from scratch or even use a drag and drop website builder, if you don’t have enough time or want to make this process easier. GitHub Pages for example, is a widely-known platform amongst developers to showcase...

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Winning ideas for mobile app development in 2017

Smartphone acquisition keeps growing. It is estimated that this year the amount of devices reached 2.32 billion all over the world. Surveymonkey, GO-Globe and Gartner have reported that global revenues from mobile applications are expected to reach $77 billion by 2017. Together, Apple and Google Play have hosted nearly 4.3 million applications and the techniques for developing iOS Apps and Android Apps continue evolving. For some years from now, mobile usage has represented 65% of digital media time  and an estimated time spent per month of 35 hours from people between 18 to 44 years old. This is more than relevant...

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Paid Apps vs Free Apps

While developing your app from your innovative idea you need to consider how you are planning to get revenues from it if you want to make it grow. Developers must know about the mobile market characteristics in order to choose a business model that suites best to their app. Mobile app users are currently downloading applications to watch videos, listen to music, take notes, chat with other people or play games for free. Even so, most users won’t have a problem with advertising as long as the app they downloaded for free remains that way. That is why defining your target group is important, since obviously consumers with considerable more incomes behave differently from consumers who look almost exclusively for free apps. Besides, by studying your competition you get to know what similar apps you may offer, and it will help you put a price on yours. Certainly, it’s not a good idea to charge for your app when there is already another one free and fairly similar in the market. But if yours has a distinctive feature or functionality which users may find valuable to pay for, your chances increase.   If you have defined that your product will be aimed to people willing to pay a fee for your app, then the direct paid app model might be your best option. However, applications that get the most...

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Why it’s worth to develop games for mobile devices

Have you ever wondered how to develop games for mobile devices? Surely you have seen the success of applications like Angry Birds, Candy Crush or Cut the Rope; all of them highly acclaimed by a large number of users of all ages and from all over the world. Even though the mobile app market becomes more competitive, there are still huge chances of success as a game app developer, 62% of smartphones owners install games within a week of getting their phones, making it the most downloaded application type. Adventure, Action and Puzzle games seem to be a safe bet,...

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4 Tips for building a successful Android App

If you want to build a successful Android App you must know that companies are looking for innovative opportunities to catch the attention of their customers. One of the current main options is app mobile development focused on showing a service or product, however, the market is highly competitive. Creativity and innovation are without a doubt key elements while developing an app, but consumption dynamics or designing trends for user’s specific needs must be considered too. Certainly, there is no secret formula that guarantees your app success in the market, though there are important tips many developers have pointed...

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