API has been a popular buzzword in the web and app development industry for a long time. It is an abbreviation for ‘Application Programming Interface’. APIs play a very major role in the development of any mobile or web application but before we move on towards that, let’s dig a little deeper into what it actually is.

What is an API?

An API acts as a liaison between two separate pieces of code that need to interact with each other for features of the application to work correctly.

Consider your process of performing different functions on a mobile application. You run the program and…


We enjoyed our first stint with Google Maps services in 2010. After 10 years of continuous dependence on Google Maps led lifestyle improvements and industry transformations, it would not be an exaggeration to claim how it has changed the way we navigate through geographies. Google Maps serves directions on transportation methods, sets routes, and gets real-time traffic updates with verbal instructions in addition to much more.

A typical Google Map integrated App

Google also created Google Maps API to help developers integrate the maps into their websites. The next-gen Google Maps API offers more advanced industry-centric solutions to drive innovation. These solutions are tailored for functionalities…


Introduction

Increased mobile phone penetration across the globe has led businesses to rely on mobile application development as the perfect way to reach their target markets. App building also helps businesses have an all-round approach while managing outreach. While both Android and iOS are popular mobile app development platforms from a business perspective, budget concerns often come in the way of businesses trying to build individual native apps for both these platforms. Cross platform mobile development allows businesses to make a single app that works well for multiple platforms.

Cross-Platform App Development Frameworks

When it comes to mobile app frameworks, cross platform is a popular…


Cloud computing has grown in to a mature market during the last decade. With humble beginnings several years back it is a reckoning force now which is looking to eat all other alternatives soon. But many people who are not from a tech background do not know that within the cloud world there are many services. Many a times it is difficult to to distinguish between two cloud offerings. Choosing one over another can make a hell lot of difference to your server costs. Two of the most popular offerings are Amazon Web Services EC2 and AWS Lambda. …


Flutter Vs React Native Vs Xamarin

Cross-platform App Development

Cross-platform mobile app development is a unique way where developers work to build mobile applications for multiple platforms with the help of a novel technology stack. Choosing to develop cross-platform apps allows businesses to create multiple versions of an app product, each written using a dedicated native language for different platforms. Developers can write the code just once, and deploy it on several platforms for different versions of the app.

Cross-platform app development is the business world’s new ‘’favorite’’ over native mobile app development. While businesses benefit from writing a single codebase and exporting to multiple operating systems, they also…


How many times have we shrieked at the sight of visually unpleasant app pages with amiss font style and size that mar the app usage experience on the whole? Countless would be the answer. Such apps lack the necessary sticking factor that helps us stay on the app. It is common to see the wrong choice of typography ruining the user experience and almost compelling users to exit the app platform.

Typography is a crucial part of design philosophy. Essentially, it constitutes the art of organizing written text, point sizes, line-spacing, and other elements in a way that they make…


Introduction

One of the less celebrated perks of being in the 21st century is that developers can build websites and web applications without having to build them up from scratch. This is possible with the help of standardized software stacks that follow a consistent approach and are readily available in the tech world. Most developers today are opting for a vivid combination of technologies to achieve better and streamlined results during web development. MEAN Stack is one such software tech assembly.

What is MEAN Stack?

MEAN Stack is a collection of user-friendly full-stack JavaScript frameworks including MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js, and Node.js …


Software-driven businesses have been around for a while now, but are here to stay in the long run. A lucrative business opportunity awaits if you have a great startup idea. However, what stops some idea innovators is the dearth of technical know-how. Being a non-technical founder of a software company sounds like a plan that is destined to fail. In reality, this should be on the last on the list of their concerns. Having the right mindset, skills and passions even a non-technical founder can be a successful entrepreneur.

Here is a detailed post that can help non-technical founders in…


It’s estimated that there will be 2.05 billion global digital buyers in 2020 and the number is set to increase rapidly in the upcoming years. The growing opportunities in the world of online sales has led to a mad rush among e-commerce businesses owners to capture a significant market share. Moreover, mobile ecommerce sales make up to 63.5% of total ecommerce sales in 2019.This is why most e-commerce business owners are leaning on mobile apps to meet their goals. Not only does mobile-commerce makes the shopping experience more handy and accessible for shoppers, it benefits businesses by omitting a need…


First time entrepreneurs have a lot of questions in their mind when they think of taking the plunge towards launching an app. The most perplexing is where to start. There is no doubt this is the best time to build a great mobile application and reap some good return on investment. However that is possible only if you are able to build an app that provides real value to its end users and stands out amidst the sea of existing apps.

The truth is that conceptualizing and building a remarkable mobile app is not at all an easy task, as…

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