Android App Development : Is this the Career for You?

Android is Google’s operating system, and it is the most widely used OS for smart phones. Android is used in 97% of all smartphones in India, and 88% of all smartphones worldwide. This year the App market is poised to touch US$ 77 billion, and will cross US $101 billion by 2020. In other words, it is not just big, it is gigantic.

As the number of smartphones go up, in India, the number of apps that need to be created for all kinds of things, go up. And, with it goes up the demand for android app developers.

The Android programs have an extension of .apk. Android programs are built inPython, C, C++, or Java programming languages but theUI is always made using Java and XML. There are over 1,600,000 apps available for Android.

The Android Logo

How easy is it to programme an android app ? It is not simple, or else everyone will be creating an android app. And, yet it is not so complex that people avoid it. Going ahead, it is likely that more people will do more things on the phone, than on laptops or Desktops. Therefore, it is an in demand career.

Lifeehacker has a good article and resources for those who want to know more.

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