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Creative Education Logo Designs Ideas

Creative Education Logo Designs Ideas

June 16th, 2016

Today we have some up the collection of Creative Education Logo Designs Ideas for your inspirations. In this article you can fine Play School, Collage logs. You can also use them but not for commercial use. For More visit …

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Cool CSS3 Text Effects

Cool CSS3 Text Effects

June 16th, 2016

Today we have gathered very creative and cool text effects that are created using CSS and CSS3. CSS have major role in web development. Websites look ugly without CSS. CSS is used for styling content in websites templates …

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Beautiful Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

Beautiful Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

June 16th, 2016

Adobe Photoshop is great tool for editing, manipulating photos. We can change background of images, remove or add objects from pictures. This is the best tool for designers and photographers. So we have gathered some Beautiful Adobe …

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Top Mobile app development tools that work across multiple platforms

Not so long back, using apps between different mobile operating systems was nothing less than an ordeal. Cross platform compatibility of smartphone apps was at its infancy even a few years back. The major mobile OSs like Android and Apple iOS for example, are made of different programming languages and their development environments are also drastically different. This fact, coupled with fragmentation of OS variants and diverse screen resolutions of Android based devices made using apps across platforms a tedious process.

However, in last couple of years things have changed for better and developers can now use a number of cross platform Smartphone app development tools. No matter what platform vendors proclaim, when it comes to difference between various Smartphone OS platforms, two aspects matter – apps and UI. The latter gains more importance because user experience begins with it. Below listed are a few popular mobile application development tools that can be used across major platforms.

Corona SDK- Based on a scripting language named Lua, Corona SDK is quite user friendly. Learning to use it is quite simple. It allows users to make an app in text editor and thereafter run it in integrated Android simulator. Game developers can benefit from its Box2D physics library. You will have to upload your project to corona’s server in order to get final usable app, which is a bit unusual compared to other app development tools. While a trial version of this tool can be availed, if you want to publish your app to either Android marketplace or App Store, a licensing fee of $199/year has to be paid.

Unity 3D- as is evident from the name, this app is meant for 3D app and game development for mobile platforms. It offers support for both Androids and iOS. Developers prefer this tool for creating intuitive 3dApps because it does not require extensive coding.  On the contrary, this app enables developers connect different objects by drag and drop method. During envelopment, users can also view 3 dimensional representations of various objects. You can use Boo, C# or Javascript for coding purpose. At$400 per platform, this app is not exactly affordable but the flexibility and scope of usage makes it worth the investment. The Pro version of the app comes at a premium.

Gideros- This is another mobile app development tool with support for iOS and Android. It comes with a player which enables testing apps in computer at varying resolutions. Its user friendly interface and IDE makes the tool suitable for developers. You can also install the tool in your Android or Apple device and this will help you modify an app and test it whenever you want. Owing to its Box2D physics engine implementation, it can be used to create games as well. The free version of Gideros shows splash screen and if you pay the incensing fee of $149 a year that gets removed.

Sencha Touch -The much touted Sencha Touch offers support for nearly all major Smartphone platforms including iOS, Kindle, Android and BlackBerry. Since it is based on HTML5 you can access apps in offline mode. It is basically a JavaScript framework for use by Web developers who want to make intuitive interfaces for smartphone web applications. It has a few inbuilt transitions and supports popular touch gestures.

WidgetPad- This is a mobile development environment based on Open Source environment for making Smartphone apps with web technologies like JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3. It offers provisions for source code editing, collaboration, debugging, project management and distribution. It supports app creation for major OSes like Android, iOS.

PhoneGap- This mobile app development framework enables developers create apps for BlackBerry, Android, iOS and Symbian OS based devices. It support usage of JavaScript and HTML and can be used to make apps that can access hardware features of device like accelerometer, GPS, camera etc. Developers also get a cross-platform simulator for testing purposes.

This article is contributed by author associated with Cyprus-Web.com, a leading cyprus website design company.

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This article is contributed by Michael Evans who is managing all the managing activities of MotoCMS, a leading flash CMS provider. He occasionally contributes to WDC - a web design company