Top 7 Free eBooks for Mobile Developers

It can be hard to know where to get started when you decide to develop a mobile app. Should you develop a game or a utility app? Should you develop for iOS or Android or even both? There are endless questions and even more options. So to help ease your decision process, we compiled a list of the top 7 free eBooks for developers to help you successfully create your mobile app.

Software Development Kits (SDKs) are at the core of any successful mobile app. However, it can be a long process to research and review all of the options out there. This guide aims to make your life more simple. Find out which are the top SDKs for every need of your app, without having to scour the web.

Learn about the full Android app lifecycle from creating the perfect UI to adding widgets. You’ll also have plenty of external Android resources at your fingertips.

Developers can learn how to properly program for iPhone and iPad apps. You’ll learn how to create a simple, single page application to managing assets in a more complex app.

App crashes are one of the biggest culprits of app abandonment and poor reviews. Assess how your app’s performance compares to the extensive research on over 500 apps and 5 billion user sessions.

Figure out which type of app you should develop be it native, HTML5 or hybrid. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each platform, read expert opinions on the matter, and learn what tools are best for each platform.

Learn what DevOps is and how it can help you. The eBook helps answer a variety of DevOps questions such as how does it work, what are the benefits, and why people are adopting it.

There’s a “new” type of app analytics on the scene, and it’s taking the mobile ecosystem by storm. Stay ahead of the pack and learn all about how qualitative analytics can improve your app.

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Qualitative app analytics lets you watch user session recordings and touch heatmaps for every screen, for a deep understanding of UX + user behavior.

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