Twitter icon
Facebook icon
RSS icon
computer forensics

Computer Forensics Fields - A Brief Overview

The computer forensics field, has helped the justice department lock up a lot of offenders, and as technology advances criminals, find it very hard to hide or delete incriminating data from a...

Data Compression

Data Compression is a Great Way to Reduce Data Size

The process which reduces data sizes, by removing excessive information is known as data compression. The size of a file is reduced, in order to save space, save time and reduce redundancy, during...

Binary

Converting A Binary Number to Decimal and to Hexadecimal

In order to be able to convert a decimal number to binary, one must have a basic understanding of the decimal, binary and hexadecimal numbering systems. Decimal numbers are used often in...

Agile Software Development

The Agile Software Development Methodology - Overview

On the article written by Hobbs and Petit, they explain that the agile software development methodology, has been gaining popularity, since the 2000s, and have taken software development by storm...

waterfall

Introduction to Waterfall Methodology

The development phase of an application, have always followed a waterfall method, but later the agile method was also adopted. As one of the oldest methods used, to develop a software, the...

The Mobile Application Development - Setting Up The Environment

Mobile development

The way we communicate and absorb information today, is very different from the way we used to do it, before cell phones and smart mobile devices, came into our society, and fundamentally changed, our method of interacting with our world and each other.

In today’s article, we are going to talk about the process, of making a simple application, which prints to the screen, for Android phones in particular.

In order to develop, your application, you have to first set up your environment, the right way, so that your machine is ready for you, to start developing killer applications.

If your environment is not set up, the right way, you will not be able to develop any type of application.

It will be indeed a daunting task and very difficult to accomplish, but it can be done, by any means necessary.

As long as you want to develop, your application, you will be able to climb any mountain and overcome any obstacle, which a computer can throw at a developer.

In order to set up a computer, to develop an application, a mobile application developer, have to figure out which software development kit, is needed for the job.

In order to develop for Android phones, a mobile application developer, may use an Android Studio, to develop any type of applications for Android phones.

However, there is a wealth of resources and tools, available for developers, to be able to develop any type of application.

In order to be able to use Android Studio, a developer would have to know Java, to be able to trouble shoot their application, and develop it the right way.

Yes my fellow readers, there are ways, which a developer could write the wrong code, for their application, creating a mess instead of a well-functioning application.

If you don’t know a programming language is fine, just use a resource which would allow you, to develop a mobile application, without having to be a guru in application development.

But you do have to understand something, you are developing an application and it will require some level of understanding a programming language.

Android Studio also has an emulator, which a developer can use, in order for him or her, to be able to test their application.

Once a developer has installed Android Studio on their machine, then the developer has to check and configure the software, to make sure that the computer software, will work for application development.

In many cases, setting up an environment, in order to develop the most popular application yet, takes a lot of time and effort.

This could be due to the laptop, or the application itself, but the right configuration, would fix any problems, which a person may have noticed, during their development.

It is of course recommended to go through the documentation of any software development kit, which is out there, so that the developer is aware of the software, which is being used to develop another software.

When a developer does not understand, the environment, in which that developer, is developing a software, then all types of issues, will occur, because a basic and a fundamental understanding, of the code being used to develop the application, is required from the developer.

The basic knowledge that a developer has, about their application, and the environment, in which that application is being developed, will help the developer to avoid and solve many problems, and issues, which always arise, before, during or after development.

Once the environment is set up, and the software development kit has been, configured correctly, then development can begin.

Of course, as a developer one must remember, to not get caught up on the environment set up, and focus more on brain storming for ideas, as well as the actual development, which is a very integral part, of application development.

Mobile web development, has really shaken, all of the world of development, because it is very different from traditional application development for desktops, in the sense that, applications were often developed for computers desktops, nowadays applications, are being developed for computers desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.

However, applications are found to be developed for mobile devices, more than for any other device, including automobiles.

Thank you for reading this article!!!