So, you have a great idea for an idea for a game or an app that you think could be a massive hit, perhaps make an impact on the industry and possibly make you rich.
You have the coding skills and you have the team and resources. Now all that’s left is to choose the platform you want to target. While we try not to talk about it, it turns out that Android isn’t the only operating system in the world!
If it’s a mobile app you’re making, then the big decision will likely come down to whether you wish to develop for iOS or Android. Each has advantages and disadvantages for developers; while Android has a larger user base, iOS users actually tend to spend more [...]
User authentication can be a powerful addition to your Android app. Once you can identify the individual people who are using your app, you can customize your app’s content, potentially delivering an experience that feels as though it was designed with a specific user in mind.
But authentication isn’t just a way of delivering a more compelling, highly-personalized user experience. Depending on the kind of app you’re creating, the ability to identify your users may be required for your app to function at all – good luck developing a chat, email or social media app if you have absolutely no way of telling who anyone is!
Traditionally, authentication has required [...]