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Overview of Mobile App Development, Application, Platform and Environment


Ashim Sarkar , NIIT


Mobile App, PDA


Since the beginning of this information age (21st Century), our society has witnessed remarkable growth in technology, which has affected our lifestyle in various ways. For example, technology has remarkably transformed our education system. Computers are being widely used for education delivery. Online education is also gaining rapid popularity. Technology has been growing at a rapid pace to accommodate the needs and desires of people for obtaining a simpler and an immaculate lifestyle. Mobile devices are one of the greatest technological advancements that have hit the 21st Century [1] [2]. Today, there is a tremendous usage of gadgets ranging from Personal Computers (PCs) to Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to featured cellular phones in our everyday life. As per the demand for usability and needs of a consumer, all device manufacturers are continuously innovating and rolling out new and innovative products. Mobile devices, such as PDAs, Tabs, and smartphones, allow people to access the Internet for different purposes, such as sending e-mails, instant messaging, text messaging, and Web browsing. In addition, these mobile devices allow users to even perform professional tasks, such as managing documents and presentations [2] [3]. To perform each of these tasks through a mobile device, you need to install an appropriate mobile app on your mobile device. A mobile app is software that runs on a mobile device. Mobile apps can entertain, educate, and assist users on a daily basis. These mobile apps provide the user with several services, such as communication and messaging, contact management, audio/video, gaming, and network connectivity.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I70131
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 7
Publication Date: 01/10/2018
Page(s): 208-214

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