Android applications are usually created using Java programming language, in collaboration with the Android Software Development Kit (Commonly called as Android SDK). There are other ways to build android app like using development kits such as Android NDK or building apps in C/C++.
Unlike Apple App Store the users can get Android apps from the app store (Google Play or Amazon App Store) or can directly download them from a third party website. The number of applications in Android is now well over 700,000 and the number of downloads crossed the 25 billion mark. This scenario presents a great opportunity for developers around the world, there is a huge demand for quality apps and also the competition at the moment is relatively less. .
Android App Development – Overview:
Developing and deploying and Android app is not difficult, one can create a simple app in a matter of minutes. People can build apps using e-books, websites, feeds and so on. Businesses are presented with a whole new possibility with the growth in the number of android devices. Building a simple app doesn’t need a lot of technical expertise. However having hands on experience with these development tools can help a developer to develop high functional apps.
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Android Open Accessory Development Kit
Native development kit
HyperNext Android Creator
App Inventor for Android
The Simple project
Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)