When it comes to launching an app, a lot of people get the app developed based on what they imagine people want, cross their fingers, publish it on Google Play/App store and hope for the best. But you’re smarter than that. You have an app idea and you know that by doing a bit of research, you can increase your chances of success. So how should you go about doing your research?
In the spirit of “don’t reinvent the wheel”, whenever I can use a library to implement a feature instead of creating it from scratch, I do so. After creating and launching a few Android apps, I find myself relying on a few libraries to make the process smoother and increase productivity. Here are some of the libraries I almost always use in new projects.
Inspired by a recent Ask HN thread asking how to hire competent freelancers, and having been on both sides of the fence, I decided to post my tips to help you choose and hire a freelancer and minimize your risk – especially if you’re hiring a freelancer for the first time.
If you are using the expanded notifications introduced in Jelly Bean, not every action that you provide on the handheld device makes sense on Android Wear. Make sure your Android apps are Wear-friendly.