Mobile life, isn't it exciting? Business, Entertainment, Chat, Sports, Social networking, Dating. Did we ever imagine performing these activities on the run? Had the cheap mobile services and mobile application development companies not been existent, we would have found it impossible. With the boom in Mobile market, every demand by the users is seriously considered and brilliant efforts have been put-in by marvelous mobile application developers to transform users' dreams into reality.
Do we really have to think what's new? Having seen all the banners, surveyed in the mobile stores, heard from friends, searched on Google, etc., we already know, its Android. Android is the new hot favorite among mobile software developers. Android is a complete operating environment based upon the Linux V2.6 kernel. Its environment includes an operating system, middleware, and key applications. Android SDK provides application developers with the tools and APIs necessary to begin application development over the Android platform using the Java programming language.
Android is a layered environment built upon a foundation of the Linux kernel, and it includes rich functions. The UI subsystem includes: Windows, Views, and widgets for displaying common elements like edit box, Lists, etc. Mobile applications developer has developed an Android including embeddable browser built upon WebKit. It boasts health connectivity options including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wireless data over a cellular connection (for example, GPRS, EDGE, and 3G). The most popular Android applications include Google Maps to display an address directly within an application. Support for location-based services (such as GPS) and hardware support like camera, touch-screen, and motion-censors are also made available in Android software stack.
Among the areas where mobile application developers have struggled in Android, keeping pace with graphics/media was of major concern. Android has addressed this concern for mobile application development companies with built-in support for 2-D and 3-D graphics.
Android is so extensively open to mobile application development that there are services available like a network monitor or update-checking application, and several content providers are also available. Activity-based application, Broadcast receivers that may be launched to process an element of data or respond to an event also contributes to the major discoveries in Android.
Scope of Mobile application development, India
Mobile software developers, India have been investing great resources to bring out an exclusive application in the market. Android being the favorite in the mobile industry, developers in India also relishes developing application using vast Android platform. It gives them power to stand-out with the exclusive Android technology.
Due to visible growth in business for individuals using mobile phones, application development as it is has caught attention in the Indian mobile market. Indian mobile market has a huge contribution to the revenue earned by the country from mobile services providers, sales of applications, sales of mobile devices with latest technology, and so on.Application development with Android demands nothing but Linux license, and a developer knowing Java technology and keen to explore and bring-out best with Android.
Android's growth potential
Mobile application developers still have a wide scope to enhance their skills with understanding and research, and stretching the Android potential to its par into the mobile sector. Application developers have built more than 50,000 applications for Android, till today, and are expanding at an impressive rate of 32 per cent every month. According to researchers, Android platform into mobile market is just a tiny part displaying the power of this operating environment. However, Android is not just limited to mobile industry but will soon be seen on other platforms and applications.