Category: Tips & Tricks

Kotlin vs Java, What is the difference?

The most recent presentation of Kotlin in the latest Google I/O conference was a big announcement that represents news programming opportunities for Android app developers. As it is known, Kotlin is the new support language for Android Development. What´s happening with Java? Java continues as the official language for Android Development. But surely, at this point, you must remark that both Java as Kotlin are friendly programming languages that seek to innovate Android developers choices. With so many recent expectations about Kotlin, and KontlinConf arriving soon, you must think that Java probably is being phased out. Well, not for...

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Naming your app

Naming your app is one of the most difficult steps during your entire creation process. A name is closely connected to the main functions of a product, so it should be  appropriate and something users can instantly identify or relate to your app. What makes a good app name? If you’re about to finish the developing process, and picking your app´s name is the only thing left to do, then you must definitely take some time to think about it. Don’t rush, there are several factors you have to consider to properly choose your app´s name. We´d like to...

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How mobile devices changed users behaviors and necessities

Since the smartphones takeover in 2007, when Google and Apple started the challenge for making the best OS to satisfy new users needs than didn’t exist before, the behaviors of consumers has been changing over the years. The constant change on the behavior of mobile device users forces developers to be aware of new trends, likes and objectives, in order to be at the forefront and constantly updated. Thanks to the easy access to the Internet, people have found on mobile devices, the perfect gadget to develop many assignments that they couldn’t do before. Life before Smartphones You might...

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Ideas of features you can add to your app

Nowadays some apps present same functionality and sometimes same design, so it’s important to find ways to differentiate yours of the rest. Having ideas of features you can add to your app will help you to make the difference. When you start to design and develop your own app, probably a lot of ideas will come to your mind. Most surely, you have seen hundreds of apps and, alongside, different designs and platforms.  That may give you an idea about how you want to build your app and possible features to add. Ideas that are worth to take into...

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It’s possible to building apps in a remote way?

Companies dedicated to create web based projects have the advantage, above other markets, of using services or building apps in a remote way. Remote teams really work. Wikipedia was created with users collaboration and it’s one of the most successful projects on the web; it is also a good example of how technology gives us tools to create something incredible, no matter the distance. Google embraced the idea of collaboration by launching Android as Open Source and creating The Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The company guides developers to work in their platform, without overly restricting their creative process...

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