After so many years, one would think that the mobile market is now saturated with every app imaginable to man – but that’s not the case. There are plenty of niches that still need to be filled and even current markets with several leading apps can still fall behind in quality. All that to say: there’s always room for new Android apps, and with a little bit of know-how, you could be the next developer to create a smash hit.
One incredibly effective use of a Facebook hosted brand page is to incentivise people to like the page by creating some secret members-only content; commonly referred to as a “fan gate”. Facebook has also partnered with Heroku – a cloud hosting company – which means you can create your own basic Facebook app, and host it for free, on a secure server. Read on as I make a basic Facebook fan-gate page tab app, hosted for free, on Heroku.
Project Siena is designed to be a user-friendly way for everyone to build their own Windows 8.1 programs with the same knowhow that goes into using Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft Excel.
Intel returns to mobile app development with its free Intel XDK IDE. Using this development environment, you can write applications, test them against multiple devices and publish to a multitude of app stores.