10 Superb Tools for Android Developers!

Android developer’s work is pretty much challenging when it comes to building an app optimized for multiple OS versions, devices from various manufacturers and screen resolutions. The Android developers have to work on N number of android tools, making the development process critical. The simple fact of life is, if you wish to capture the audience of the app, you need to give them something of spectacular taste.

We know that you are looking for some more tools to add value to your Android Apps development skills, and believe me you have landed on the right place. In this blog we are giving you some smart suggestions on android tools to help improve your build, below is the list of the best ten Android developers tools that caters to your unique need of developing, testing and deploying powerful yet elegant Android apps.

1. Android Studio

Android Studio is integrated development environment for Android platform development. It works with Gradle-based build support; with Gradle developers can use a simple, declarative DSL to construct Gradle builds supporting a huge variety of Android devices and App stores.

Android studio also provides two more features that test and monitor the app these are:

  • AVD Manager: It is one of the latest specialties of studio that permits developers to investigate their app on a device to assure that all things are working properly or not.
  • Android Device Monitor: ADM is a very amusing feature attaches with Studio. Android Device let on the android developer to track their device while it is plugged into the computer.

2. Firebase

Firebase: It is a new tool that supports you rapidly develop excellent apps, increase your user base, and make more money. Firebase is made up of additional features that you can mix-and-match to fit your requirements.

3. Unity3D

Unity 3D is a tremendous place to start whenever 3D is your style. The games like Monument Valley and Crossy Road are invented in Unity 3D. If you have not touched with 3D development before don’t afraid, 3D provides many tutorials to implement it. It works in the C# programming language.

4. Corona SDK

The SDK is famous in the android development field with games like “Pop the lock” and “Fun Run 2″. The language which is used in making program is Lua, which you many not heard before. It is very much like GameMaker Language.

5. GameMaker Studio

The studio is one the leading engine I have used. The GameMaker Studio is used for 2D games. An interface which is used in it is very simple with drag and drop abilities.

6. Fluid UI

It is one of the most popular online mobile app development prototyping tools. It provides user to collaborate native-looking mock-ups. Nowadays almost designer is using a Fluid UI for increasing and visualizing the basic flow of their mobile apps.

7. Intel XDK

This is a pre-built program in the chrome, which is specifically designed for developers, who are crazy for HTML5 development. It allows users to observe the process of Android app development. XDK can be used for designing, building apps and testing.

8. Adobe PhoneGap

Basically PhoneGap is for those who want to create incredible Android apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. By PhoneGap, users can easily build a mobile app with uniform web APIs that are available for the mobile platforms.

9. Android Debug Bridge

This tool is used for upload and download file accessing numerous features. Android Debug Bridge comes with features that allows us to execute exceptionally well along with a query for devices.

10. Genymotion

If you want to know about the Android Emulator this will help out you by giving a free hardware accelerated Android emulator. this emulator is very fast.Its virtual devices support many API levels and easily work with studio. this tool save your lot of time.

This list does not end here. We invite you to share your secret palette of tools which you use to build mobile apps better and faster

Which one if your favorite from the list above

Is there some of them you heard of first time? Let us know in comments.


Originally published at www.mobiloitte.com on August 5, 2016.