Monthly Archives: May 2013

Operating systems and applications go places

Operating systems and applications go places.

With smart phones overtaking the desktop and laptop culture, it is feared that this will be replaced by these smart phones. Smart phones alone are not the key to the success it has attained. The applications designed for them are the major factor that has led to this revolution. It is a known fact that there are three top companies competing against each other to reach the peak. Any software that is being developed has a special software development kit (SDK) which has the basic software and plug-in to create the application. Both Apple and Samsung use similar operating systems under different names, that is, iOS and Android respectively. These operating systems play an important role in the creation of any application.

Iphone development:

Iphone development keeps upgrading with the upgrade in the operating system. Both professionals and amateurs have the liberty of exhibiting the developer in them. Apple development site is the best place for Iphone developers. The tools required for developing an application are readily available in the site. The user can sign up and download the necessary tools need for the application. Also, the Iphone developer has the privilege to join developer forums and can interact with the experts in the field. One such top rated forum is the Iphone Development SDK Forum, where starters from the field can post queries and the experts from the industry clears the doubts posed. Along with this, the forum also features top tools that are used for Iphone development. This aspect is time-saving for the starters. The SDK forum looks for class developers here and showcases their skills when needed.

Android development:

Android development which is created by Google is written with Java, which is one of the most used languages for application development. Android is not just an operating system but a software stack that does not require expensive hardware or software for the application. The basic needs for Android development are the Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT plug-in. Also, with the code available in web, the android developer has various options to create his own application. It is to be noted that Android is not only available in Samsung but also widely used in other mobiles such as LG, Motorola and HTC. The efficiency and quality of the Android developer drastically increases as the technology and the access to different tools increases. Both professionals and starters follow the simple procedure of designing, production, testing, format changing and coding. The added advantage of the Android development is that it can also be used in DVR and MP3.