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How to Prepare Your Android App for Publication

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You may have developed what you believe to be a solid application for the Android platform. While the app may work well in your care, what about making it public? What are the steps necessary to do so? This tutorial will discuss an overview of what you need to do to get your Android app ready for publication so that other users can enjoy what it has to offer. You will not be shown the steps necessary to publish the app itself. Instead, this is a step-by-step guide of the prerequisites you should complete before taking the final step of submitting the app for publication on the Android Market.


How to Submit Your App to BlackBerry App World

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Since its inception in 2009, the BlackBerry App World has provided an ever-changing virtual marketplace for app developers and consumers. If you've been thinking about developing apps for the popular BlackBerry platform but were unsure of how the submission process works, this tutorial will give you an overview of the steps you need to take to submit your completed app to the BlackBerry App World.


Design and Market Windows Phone Applications

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The Windows Phone Marketplace is loaded with applications, so making yours highly visible is not an easy task. Here are some tips on how to properly design and market your Windows Phone application.


Publish Your App to Windows Phone Marketplace

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The introduction of the Windows Phone platform last year gave app developers an entirely new environment in which to be creative. If you have ever wanted to develop apps for the Windows Phone Marketplace, now is the perfect time to begin. This tutorial will give you an overview of to how to publish your application to the Windows Phone Marketplace.


Getting Started with Windows Phone Developer Tools

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The Windows Phone 7 platform may be relatively new to the app scene, but that does not mean it is lacking in terms of its app population. One reason why so many apps have been churned out in so little time is that developing for the Windows Phone 7 platform is not seen as overly complex. A huge aid to this user-friendly development distinction is Microsoft's Windows Phone Developer Tools. This kit comes loaded with plenty of powerful tools to help make the app development process a smooth one. The following tutorial will explain what you need to get started developing your own apps for Windows mobile phones.


Testing iPhone Apps with an Emulator

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An emulator is a program that duplicates or mimics the functions of one system on a different system. Emulators exist in many forms and have different uses. An iPhone emulator can be used to test or run apps for the smartphone, and it is of particular importance to app developers. There are various emulators that you can download to test your apps, but for the purpose of this tutorial, we will use MobiOne Studio. MobiOne is one of the most popular programs of its kind and has received high ratings from several critics in the tech industry.


Eclipse Setup for Android Development

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Have you ever had the urge to develop your own apps for the Android platform? If so, this tutorial will help you begin setting up the foundation to do so. You will need various components before you can begin developing your applications, and we will show you how to install each component step by step, beginning with the Java SE Development Kit and the Eclipse IDE.


Working with BlackBerry Themes

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This tutorial will show you how to create themes using BlackBerry Theme Studio v5.0, despite the fact that v6.0 is out in its beta release. Theme Studio v5.0 is recommended for new users and works with a wide variety of BlackBerry phones, so we will stick that that version. If you are a more experienced user, v6.0 is what you are looking for. Keep in mind that v5.0 will not support smartphones using the BlackBerry 6 operating system, such as the Style 9670, Bold 9780, Curve 9300, Torch 9800, and others.


RIM Releases Analytics Service Beta

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Research In Motion has just announced that developers can now download its free Analytics Service Beta. The release comes rather quickly, as it was just last fall that RIM briefly discussed the service during the BlackBerry DEVCON 2010 convention.


How To Submit an App to the App Store

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Submitting an app to the iTunes App Store can be somewhat confusing the first time around. To help eliminate some of the confusion, we will break down the submission process to help you get on your way to having your app approved.


Comparison of No-code iPhone Development Tools

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Have a great idea for an iPhone app, but don't know how to program? Never fear; now there are special tools that allow you to build your own apps without knowing a lick of code. This article examines some of the best of these tools, so you can get right to work building the iPhone app of your dreams.


Google App Inventor: Non-Developers Can Easily Create Android Apps

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Google recently released a beta version of their latest endeavor, the App Inventor, which enables everyday Joes with absolutely no developing experience to create their very own Google Android apps. According to Google, their system is so easy because instead of writing code, users are actually visually designing the way their app looks using blocks to specify the app's behavior.


Open Source Focus Seems to Be Lacking in Mobile Arena

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In today's world, it seems as if everyone is on the go. The introduction of smart phones and other mobile devices with increasing capability and technology seems to fit the idea that the mobile market is the way of the future. So where is Linux when it comes to mobile technology?


The Android Revolution

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We’ve discussed Google’s Android Operating System before as it pertains to Verizon partnering with the tech giant or the system’s specific capabilities, but there’s a lot to catch up on, as is often the case with Google. There are now a ton of Droid systems already on the market, with more coming. Keep reading as we take a closer look at the state of the market.


Getting Started with Rich Media

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Before we can discuss how to make the most of BlackBerry’s rich media capabilities, it’s important to have a firm understanding of what rich media is and how it’s characterized. We'll start with an explanation of what it is exactly, and then go on to cover what you can do with the Plasmic Content Developer's Kit.

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