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Connected Applications offers immediate feedback, detailed analytics about how users use your app, dynamic content from the server, new billing models like in-app billing, in-app advertising and above all connectivity is essential as most users are now used to the idea of sharing whatever they read or do on social networks.
Android Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM) is a service that helps developers send data from servers to their applications on Android devices. The service provides a simple, lightweight mechanism that servers can use to tell mobile applications to contact the server directly, to fetch updated application or user data. The C2DM service handles all aspects of queueing of messages and delivery to the target application running on the target device.
Every app developer would like to make money from their apps. There are four ways to monetize apps. They are:Contracting, Paid Downloads, in-App Purchases, Advertising. The presentation will equipt one with the various strengths and weakness of the various approaches to monetize apps.
India’s Most popular Mobile News application in• 10 Indian Languages with• 70 Top Indian Dailies• 15 million Downloads till date (inclusive of all mobileplatforms). Close to 1.4 million monthly users.• Most Popular on , 6+ million downloads
Studies have found that ratio of downloads for free to paid apps is 400:1.  Most developers have noted that in long run revenue from advertisement is more than sales revenue.  App piracy is a big concern, paid apps suffer from revenue loss due to it. Apps with advertisements are safer option for developers.
Enterprise Mobile Application Development means delivering the right functionality while protecting the data. It also involves device support, design for small screen and device aware design. The key considerations for Enterprise Mobile Application Development are: mobile landscape, design considerations, security, screen fragmentation, development / testing, governance, support & maintenance.
This Presentation describes the topics such as: Customizing popular widgets – Listview, GridView, Gallery etc Accelerating complex views - using layout design, accelerating drawing Concurrency for responsiveness and high performance – Avoiding ANRs , using multicore Generalizing apps – For device & Tablet Handy Tips & Tricks
Given the many pricing mechanisms from in-app solutions, subscription based options to carrier billing, there is clearly more to app monetization strategies than simply choosing to launch it as a paid or free (ad based) apps. Developing a long term strategy is essential for your or customer's app’s success. Developers would need to discover and integrate the relevant pricing strategy based upon app's business model. Apps vary from publishing, entertainment, utility to games and each one of them need strategic pricing model integrated. Recent updates from Apple have created indecisive situations for customers and developers. In this topic, we would share available pricing strategies to help developers make better decisions while integrating InApp or third party pricing model.
Demystifying the Idea of Cross-Platform Application Development - This presentation will bring you an idea about what kind of apps are best suited to x-platform development, how to get started with Phonegap for Android, access to Android device features and use of HTML5, CSS3 to develop your Apps for Android. You would be surprised to know about the advances Phonegap has made since you first heard of it. Full feature native apps with faster time to market at half the cost.
This presentation will give an overview of the Android SDK to developers. In addition, we'll highlight important and exciting features that have been added to Android recently including Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM) and the Market Licensing Server. This session gives you an introduction to the Android programming and operating environment.
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