How to Become a Mobile App Developer

How to Become a Mobile App Developer

Mobile Application Development

In today’s World you probably use different types of mobile applications in your daily life. Wouldn’t it be cool to make one of your own iOS or Android App? Yes, there are many perks of being a developer in the booming app industry. The android & iOS versions of mobile apps are very popular and are widely used on mobile devices.

What is Mobile Application Development?

Mobile application development is a term used to denote the act or process by which application software is developed for handheld devices, such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones.

Mobile Application Developer Education and Skills Requirements :


Most of the time students start their career as a mobile application developer with at least a bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or a similar programming-centric field of study.One must know the basics of any software language,before learning mobile app development.A professional with a sound software expertise has bright chances of becoming a good mobile app developer.

Mobile developers are familiar with object-oriented programming languages such as Java, Objective-C and C++, Java programming (Java SE/ME/EE), JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Objective-C and C++ programming, user-interface (UI) design, game and best practices for coding mobile applications.

Mobile Application Development Platform :

Mobile PlatformCore LanguageDev. EnvironmentMobile Devices
AndroidJavaEclipseMultiple Vendors
iOS (Apple)Objective-CXcodeApple Devices Only
RIM (Blackberry)JavaEclipseBlackberry Only
SymbianC++Multiple choicesMultiple Vendors
Windows MobileC#Visual Studio 2010Multiple Vendors
Intel XDKHTML5, CSS3, JavaScriptStand-alone, bundled with IDEMultiple Vendors
MobileFrameWYSIWYG, visual drag-n-dropMobileFrame Desktop proprietary design studio, no coding requiredAndroid, iOS, Windows, Windows Mobile

Job Role in Mobile App Developers :

  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Android Application Developer
  • iPhone/iOS Application Developer
  • Blackberry Application Developer
  • Windows Mobile App Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer

Many mobile app developers settle as a freelancers.In this growing digital age,every start up wants his brand to be at the customer’s finger tips.Depending on the need of developing an android or iOS app,make sure that you choose a right mobile application development company.

How much Mobile App Developers earn?
As a fresher a mobile app developer can earn between 3,00,000 to 4,00,000 annually.

Freelance mobile app developers might be paid by the hour.

Mobile Application Development Training:

There are several courses available which can help you achieve your dream of becoming a mobile application developer. Finding a good institute and a resourced trainer is important to become a successful mobile app developer. Our Anibrain School Of Media Design institute provides you Android and iOS App Development Certification Training Course and also provides 1 month internship opportunities.

So start your career as a developers to gain real-world experience with programming languages and deadlines.

Written by Avantika Bade on January 14th, 2016

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