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    How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

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    by mohanrajcom12 ·

    Hello Everyone,
    I want to build a mobile application with a friend, but we do not want to incur unnecessary costs for the development of the application. I want a suggestion for an effective tech stack that can help us build a useful app with minimum costs.
    Please provide me with the best of suggestions
    Thank you

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    • #2421599

      The Platform

      by ntipp ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Building an app can cost a lot of money, the problem is that if you want to make your app usable on iOS and Android then you will need to create two separate apps. To keep the cost down you could create an HTML5 Hybrid app which works for both thus keeping the costs down. However hybrid apps aren’t always so effective because they don’t feel as good as native apps.

    • #2421587

      Ionic+back4apps

      by bitgeek33 ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Develop with ionic or flutter platform, and build hybrid app for android+ios.

      For back end database use “back4apps.com”, they offer a free plan that’s practically all that you need on starting phase.

      For push notifications use Onesignal+Firebase

      Let me know if you have any more query.

    • #2421835

      Mobile app

      by deborasumopayroll ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Native app development means using platform-specific programming languages, software development kits, development environments, and other tools provided by operating system vendors. As a result, building native apps for several platforms requires you to employ separate mobile app development technologies for each. Popular apps like Lyft and Pokemon GO take the native approach.
      Technology stack for iOS apps in 2019
      If you want to create a native application for iOS, you should consider the following mobile app technology stack:
      Programming languages: Objective-C, Swift
      For building an iOS app you can choose either Objective-C or Swift. Objective-C is a superset of the C programming language and provides object-oriented capabilities and a dynamic runtime environment.
      Toolkit: Apple Xcode
      If you choose Swift for your iOS app, then you’ll need Apple Xcode as the toolkit for developing your native app. This full-featured development environment lets you create mobile apps as well as desktop applications. Xcode comes with integrated support for Git repositories, a graphical editor to build user interfaces, instrumentation and debugging tools, and integrated documentation.
      Android technology stack in 2019
      If you decide to build a native application for Android, pay attention to the following mobile development technologies:
      Programming languages: Java, Kotlin
      For developing a native Android mobile app you can use Java or Kotlin. Java is a reputable programming language with vast open-source tools and libraries to help developers. However, Kotlin has become a more stable and congruous development option for Android Studio. There are definite limitations within Java that impede Android API design. Kotlin is inherently lightweight, clean, and far less verbose. In other words, Kotlin was specifically designed to improve existing Java models by offering solutions to API design deficiencies.
      Toolkit: Android Studio & Android Developer Tools
      Android Studio provides code editing, debugging, performance tooling, a flexible build system, and an instant build/deploy system. It allows you to focus on building unique and high-quality apps.
      With the help of Android Developer Tools (ADT), you gain full support for Android app development. Besides offering Android-specific coding support, ADT lets developers use various on-device debugging tools, a graphical UI builder, emulators, and fully scriptable test automation support.
      SDK: Android SDK
      To write programs with the latest f

    • #2417881

      Pay attention to PWAs instead

      by kdavydovacodica ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Hello, mohanrajcom12!

      In fact, there is a silver bullet for you and your friend. You can build a Progressive Web App thus saving your money and time greatly.

      What does the PWA mean?
      A Progressive Web App (PWA) combines web and native applications, thus providing such features as push notifications, offline working, installing on the home screen, and more.

      The advantages for the developers are as follows:
      1) The approach really demands less time compared to native app development.
      2) PWAs have a unified code, thus you can avoid creating an API.
      3) With the approach, you get device independence. So, there is no need to develop mobile versions separately.

      When it comes to development tools, pay attention to the following ones:
      1) React.js, Vue.js for building the app’s client-side;
      2) Ruby and Ruby on Rails for creating the proper server-side logic functioning;
      3) Service Worker API to transform a traditional website into a progressive web app;
      4) SCSS/CSS-in-JS/Modular Stylesheets to build web page styles.

      If there still some questions, feel free to contact me.

    • #2415680

      Why Should You Opt For Android Development over iOS?

      by sandipanmukherjee ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Before you embark on your app development journey, you must choose the platform for your application. This depends on a lot of factors such as the app features, target audience, revenue, project timeline, the cost to hire expert android developers, and the maintenance budget as well.

      For bigger companies, it is not really a problem to develop apps for multiple platforms. With abundant funding, they always look to “be everywhere. However, for a small business/startup, opting for a platform is a significant dilemma. With more than four-fifth of the market share, Android OS is definitely a frontrunner, and opting for the android app development instantly allows you to reach a huge number of people. However, the interesting thing is that even with a small user base, iOS generates more revenue/user simply because the platform is used by high net-worth individuals.

    • #2413756

      build Mobile App least cost

      by ditstek ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Creating your mobile app for Android and iPhone for free is easier than ever. iBuildApp app maker software allows building apps in a matter of minutes, no coding required! Just pick a template, change anything you want, add your images, videos, text and more to get mobile instantly.

    • #2413753

      build Mobile App with least cost tech stack

      by ditstek ·

      In reply to How to build Mobile App with least cost tech stack?

      Creating your mobile app for Android and iPhone for free is easier than ever. iBuildApp app maker software allows building apps in a matter of minutes, no coding required! Just pick a template, change anything you want, add your images, videos, text and more to get mobile instantly.
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