Quality As First-Class Citizen In Mobile App Development

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For everyone who’s developing apps, it’s essential to automatically test the application on a bunch of different devices. It’s crucial not only to deliver features fast, but also to always keep in mind that the lack of quality can stab you in the back later.

A fast feedback loop is essential in Agile app development. Here are some tips and tools you can use to significantly improve the performance of your development team.

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How Post-Launch Support Can Get Your App More Users

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It’s a common misconception that releasing an app involves coming up with an idea, building the app and releasing it into the wild. You don’t just send it out on its way and cross your fingers that the mobile community will embrace it in their millions.

It is true that developers have to come up with a technical solution, create the app and then release it – but your work doesn’t stop there. Post-launch support is one of the most overlooked pieces of the app development puzzle.

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The New Android World in 2015: Developing Apps for All Devices

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In June, 2014 at their annual I/O conference, Google made the huge announcement that there are 1 billion Android devices that are in use across the planet.

As of Q3 2014 over 80% of the world’s mobile devices were running Android. This is thanks to the low cost of Android devices and the fact that there is more of a variety in comparison to those running iOS or Windows. And many analysts believe that their lead is set to increase in the future.

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5 Steps to Beautiful iOS 8 Design

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According to statistics, over 70% of all iPhones and iPads use iOS 8. Called the “biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the App Store”, iOS 8 adds to the major redesign of iOS 7 and offers a smoother more intuitive experience.

With iOS 8 poorly designed apps can no longer get away with it. Users expect design to be fluid, bold and easy to use. It’s up to you to make good use of iOS 8’s new additions. Failing to do so will turn users away upon seeing a screenshot – they won’t even bother to download your app.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Software Development

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A framework for the agile software development method, Scrum is one of the most widely used development methods around. It promotes team collaboration and allows teams like ours at EL Passion to be flexible and self-organize to get the job done efficiently.

But when you know nothing about Scrum, terminology like ‘Sprints’, ‘Scrum Masters’ and ‘Product Backlog’ can be incredibly daunting. It might even put you off using Scrum altogether.

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