There are many ways a mobile app can help your business, no matter how small your business is. Developing an app nowadays is not as complicated or expensive as it has been once. There are a number of mobile development platforms available that will let you build an app on a budget, and without much of a coding knowledge.
AppMakr from Infinite Monkeys is a Do-It-Yourself app development platform that lets you build Android, iOS, and HTML5 apps. You have the option to create as many apps as you want. Some of the features included are in-app shopping, shared events calendars, Google Maps integration, chat rooms, video and music streaming, live updates, high-resolution photo galleries, and push notifications. You can keep a track of all your apps via the Dashboard. You can easily customize the functionality and the look of your app. The platform will also let you preview the app in real time, and then publish it directly with a single click.
An ideal platform for developing apps for businesses, BiznessApps provides an array of features including comprehensive analytic, push notifications, 3rd party integration, dynamic content, loyalty programs, shopping cart, and food ordering. You can create an app in a small amount of time with the help of this platform. You can customize the app with pre-built designs or your own. Real-time preview helps you to check the progress at each step of the development. The platform helps you to quickly update your app online, without having to send it to Google/Apple. Weekly webinars and the tutorial articles will help you during the development phase.
As the name suggests, GameSalad is an ideal platform for developing and publishing games for different platforms, including OS X, HTML5, Android, and iOS. The drag-and-drop feature of the platform is very helpful for people with limited coding knowledge. GameSalad features a scene and actor editor, where you can set up actors in a scene, and create sounds, images, attributes, and navigation between actors. There is an active community forum, which is a big advantage. You can ask the forum for help while developing the app. GameSalad offers integration with in-app purchase and GameCircle APIs.
AppMachine lets you design and build professional native apps for both Android and iOS. It features a drag-and-drop interface that you can use to combine various building blocks that offer features such as video, pictures, and information. You may also link your app to online stores, Twitter or Facebook with the help of the building blocks. The platform lets you choose your own design, style, fonts, colors, icons, navigation paths, and so on. You can preview your progress in the Previewer. You can test the app on your PC, tablet or mobile. Once finished, you can publish it, promote it, and analyze the user data as well. AppMachine will also help you to get your app into Google Play and the App Store.
A cloud-based do-it-yourself mobile development platform, Appy Pie lets you create mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows. It will also help you to publish your app on iTunes or Google Play. No installation is required, just access the application via a browser, and start working. The drag-and-drop interface is ideal for people with limited programming skills. Once complete, you receive an HTML5-based hybrid app that is compatible with all platforms. You may embed iframes and custom code using the code page. All the revisions are in real time. You can also integrate social media feeds, websites, blogs, and so on. Appy Pie features an appointment scheduler, which is very useful for businesses, with QR codes and one-touch call.
A cloud-based mobile app creator, Appery can be used to develop apps for Windows Phone, iOS, and Android. It includes Apache Cordova with access to its built-in components. Appery allows collaboration with development teams. If you need to store data, you can add a cloud database to your app.
Good Barber features 9 colorful, customizable design templates. Over 600 Google Fonts and 350 icons are also available. Along with native Android and iPhone apps, Good Barber provides a free web mobile version that users can access from the browser in their phone. You have the option to link this to your domain name as well. Good Barber lets you develop apps for Android and iPhone.
With the help of these platforms, you can give your business the added advantage of a mobile app. There are many companies and freelancers involved in mobile app development.
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