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The rise of no-code development and how you and your company may benefit from it

It has become universal for any kind of business to explore software development solutions that are effortlessly efficient yet unique, and gets the job done. Today, companies after companies are discovering no-code development and are embracing no-code platforms as a shortcut and expediting the process of their app development with little to no coding at all.
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Droidcon Italy 2016

Droidcon is one of the largest Android conferences in Europe. Held primarily throughout Europe, with conference venues in different countries each month, the upcoming April event will be held in Turin, Italy. Synesthesia has once again been chosen as the host, with the conference to be held on 7 and 8 April at the Lingotto Conference Centre. Among the speakers will be DuckMa’s own Matteo Gazzurelli, CEO.
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Why mobile App design is critical to your App’s success

Let’s talk about something important. Something so important it could make or break your app. That’s right, I’m talking about mobile app design. The way your app is designed is one of the most important aspects of the app development process, because it dictates how your users interact with your app. We’re going to breakdown this post into three sections: Mobile app design Why it’s so important Plus, how to make sure you have the best design possible I’ll give you vital information that could mean the difference between an app that sells through the roof and one that completely flops.
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I have an idea for an App: 7 ways to know if it’s any good

The fire has been ignited. From somewhere deep inside, an app idea has crept to the surface. Now you just can’t get it out of your head. Welcome to the wild world of app development! We’re all familiar with the apps that live on our mobile devices, but very few people truly understand the elaborate process of building an app. It’s a good thing you’re reading this because the first step is to determine whether or not your idea is any good. I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but most app ideas simply don’t cut the mustard. Five or six years ago, you could have come onto the scene and the chances of your idea being revolutionary were sky high. Today, the market is continually flooded with exciting new apps, most of which will still not succeed. That’s why we’re here today.
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Why do you need more than a single mobile App developer?

Are you ready to get started with the app development process? Is your app idea so good that you can’t wait to contact a mobile app developer? Hold on just a second. You may be moving forward with your plan without a clear understanding of all of the intricate details that go into mobile app development. Who you hire to develop your app will have one of the most dramatic impacts on your end result and your app’s success. So don’t jump the gun.
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What you don’t know about mobile App development can hurt you

Everyone seems to be under the impression that they can hire a freelance coder, build out their concept, and get rich with the next viral app. I hate to be the one to burst so many bubbles, but the truth is very far removed from this common misperception of the mobile app development world. In fact, there are so many “behind the scenes” processes involved in the creation of a successful app that, had they been known, it would have discouraged a great deal of failed app startups from ever trying.
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Avoid mobile App startup failure

Nobody launches an app startup with the intent to fail, but the cold truth is that most do. But why? It’s not always a poor concept at fault. There have been plenty of great app ideas that never caught on and even more that downright bombed. No, it’s rarely the concept. Instead, it’s the execution, the plan, or lack thereof. Which brings me to our topic of discussion for the day: How to avoid app startup failure. We alway want the best for our clients. In fact, we want the best for everyone. The most successful people and businesses in the world are those that support the success of others, and it’s wise to remember that.
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Have an App Idea?

Understanding the functionality you want from your app will help you answer each of the following questions more easily. If you don’t fully know what you want from your app yet, take a stroll through some of your favorites and those related to your app idea. Take note of the features you like and will want to include in your design. Pay attention to the level of intuition these apps provide. Is that important to your design?
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Mobile is changing the world

Mobile is revolutionizing the technology industry, the internet, and the broader economy. To paraphrase Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans: In 2000 there were less than 500 million people online, while in the last few years that number has reached 3 billion. Two billion of those have been online on mobile devices. The trend for 2020 sees all 3 billion people connected on mobile. Smartphones, therefore, are driving much greater internet penetration.
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Have you got an idea to develop an App?

Don’t spend unnecessary time and money developing an app that isn’t best suited to your needs and your clientele. Read on and we’ll break down the need-to-know information on each type of app, as well as ways to help you decide which one is right for your particular application (no pun intended). By the time you’re done reading, you’ll have everything you need to know to make the perfect decision for your business and be ready to start the process of developing your mobile app.
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