The application has to be designed to support multiple OS’s and many versions. It should be able to run and render seamlessly on iOS, Android, Windows (and maybe even Blackberry) and the corresponding devices that support these platforms.
Mobile devices come in multiple smaller sizes, making the navigation scheme within the application very challenging. With the wide variety of devices, the app needs to be designed and customized to the specifications of each one’s resolutions and orientation.
Each operating system has its own custom architecture. Different mobile platforms provide varied degrees of support to secure data stored on the device. However, mobile application developers need to account for security of data irrespective of the platform and the device.
Network and Storage
Devices may have limited storage or working memories, unpredictable network connectivity, limited coverage and/or varied network bandwidth. A mobile developer must keep these issues in mind when designing an application.
Best Practices in Mobile Application Development
Keeping up with the fast-paced requirements of mobile application development requires a different approach to design, development, delivery and deployment for most enterprises. Whether you are building B2B, B2E or B2C applications, the following mobile application development best practices can help your team accelerate your efforts, your adoption and your success in the marketplace.