The name ‘Android’ has made a lot of buzz in the market and has reined a lot of space too. Google, from the day they acquired Android, has made a wonder out of it and to say the least, it would not be conflicting that Android is rated the best OS in today’s age. Google has also made it extremely easy make Android apps.
As the time passed, demand of Android increased swiftly. The thing why Android is successful over other mobile OS’s is the application flexibility. There are huge numbers of free applications out there in Android market which can be downloaded and installed on the Android OS. As being an open source, Android gives a chance to various developers to develop an application of their own and make it a part of the market. So the various developers today create their own applications and make them downloadable for numerous Android users.
Now, there are various ways to develop an application for Android. You can grow your knowledge about developing android apps through consent with various sites, books and tutorials which will guide you to make android Apps. We will provide you with the various ways to develop one and be a part of Android family.
This article has been split into 3 different sections for easy navigation.
1) Android App Development Resources
Below is the list of various sites which will guide you through developing an application:
Go on to the link given above and help yourself to create an application in one of the simplest ways. Not only you will be able to create an application but this site will allow you to acquire some money too.
This site provides you the best means to create and promote your application, allowing you to make some name in application market of Android based devices or Android OS.
The number one ranked application maker, this site is what it is meant for. Design it, make it behave the way you want and you are done with it. No programming any heftiness, the easiest way to see things go.
Provide the information the site needs, define the data, build it and you are up with your application. This maker works on relational databases.
Android App Maker
2) Android App Development Books
Below are the various books you may need to go through so as to make an astonishing applications and count yourself in the best developers.
This book is the simplest to access and the most easily to learn. Go through this book well enough to master yourself so that you can have an application of your own development. If you are a beginner then this book suits you in the most exponential way.
Beginning Android 3
This book answers all your questions about Android, if you are at the start of your Android knowing career, then this book is the best for you. It will clear all your basics and make you possible to develop an app of your own.
Professional Android Application Development
A professional developer if you are, the examples given in this book would make it much easier for you to develop an application. This book covers all the aspects and makes you an answerable person to the various problems faced in Android application development stream.
Professional Android 2 Application Development
If you are not there to quit and you want to extent your research and study about Android. You want to cover the programming level too, and then this book as regarded the extensive book for advanced developers is the way to go.
Well sites and books may go good with you but practical’s as they call it is the implementation field where you actually face problems and try to solve them which brings you more closer to the perfectness. That’s what we are trying to make you aware of, Tutorials is what we are going to talk about.
3) Android App Development Tutorials
Below we are going to list 10 tutorials about Android application development which will clear your doubts and will allow you to develop application at its very best.
2 Ways to Create Simple Apps for Android
This tutorial will guide in the best way you can have to develop your own application. Two mere simple steps and you are done with your application.
Android Development Tutorial
This is also an easy and one of the best tutorials you would find and consider helping you create your own application. This tutorial uses eclipse to create Android applications.
Building an Android Application in 6 Steps
This tutorial takes 6 steps to help you build your own application which includes running eclipse, designing, configuring and sharing.
How-To Develop Android Applications
This tutorial uses SDK and various java kits so as to make you a developer of an Android application of your own. In this tutorial it has been shown how you start from the beginning, learning your way through and becoming professional and writing your own code for an application of your own.
Build an Android App: Step By Step Tutorial
This tutorial too deals with eclipse, SDK and an ADT plug-in which needs to be installed. This tutorial is about someone showing you what some other developer tries to tell and how he creates an application, step by step.
ComputerWorld’s Tutorial on How to Build Android Apps
Go through this application and help yourself in an extensive way so as to create an application by your own work. First it makes you understand how to design it and then makes you understand about the activity requirements you need to make one.
Develop Android Applications using NetBeans
This tutorial makes you understand the use of java development kit, Android SDK and Netbeans to develop an application of your own. This tutorial is as simple as it can be, a concise way to build one of your own.
How To Write Your First Google Android Application
This tutorial is more or less the same most of the above ones have been. It uses eclipse, JDK, SDK and configuring all these to create an app of your own.
Android ‘Hello World’ Application Tutorial
This tutorial also takes the important place in our listing as it also makes you aware of application development techniques. The same technique has been discussed here, as in the above tutorial.
Writing Your First Android App
Write your first application is what this tutorial reads out. Set and run the required development kits and you are up for the grab to develop an application of your own for an android device.
Publishing your application on Google Play
Now, when you are done in developing Android Application and you want to publish it on Google Play. You have to follow three simple steps which involves creating graphical representation for your application, using Google play Developer console, in which you have to configure various options like publishing, provide listing details and the final step by uploading your app and its graphical representation.
After publishing your application you can review your release status and publishing settings.
Marketing your Application
Marketing is the main key for the success of an android application. Uniqueness is what will make your application best among the rest. If your Idea is unique and your app is polished, then nothing can stop your application to achieve its goal.
Starting just from simple social networking promotion, your app can get a lot of hype. If you are ready to spend some bucks then there are lots of marketing options available online like AdSense. Another best thing that you can do to promote your app is a simple, nice looking “coming soon” website that you can create before launching your application