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What are mobile Development Scopes and Opportunities?

(iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7)

Today’s world is the digital world. Everything is digitizing day by day and taking more advanced form. Zero’s (0) and One’s (1) has become the inseparable component of human life. Computers, Smartphone’s, Internet are the must have part of the people’s life. Almost 90% of people in the world can’t sustain their life without these tech stuffs. People are so much relying on these technical stuffs that it’s very good opportunity for developers like us being part of digital creation world.

Want to learn developing for iPhone, Android, Blackberry?

The word software development is very vague term. And has very wide range of scope. Earlier, at my time when I used be in Engineering College, software development generally means creation of software for computers i.e. Desktop applications. On due course, development of desktop applications began to fall after rise in Internet, World Wide Web (WWW). Website development was becoming and is still great field for software development. Today, you can do everything in website when you have computer and it’s great that limitation of installing software in each computers has been overthrown by the websites. Google website is a top search engine in the world, and there are tons of examples of great websites which has made our life really easy and comfortable in terms of managing our work database or our business transactions.

Software Development for Mobile Devices

Currently cell phone or mobile phone is the prime target of business purpose. Every people carry mobile devices rather than computers. So, developing for mobile is gaining huge popularity because you will have millions of customers directly in your touch. People do almost everything such as texting, calling, gaming, internet surfing in mobile these days. So, within few years, mobiles and smart phones are going to overcome the computer internet users.

Mobile phone production is great business platform. After Apple introduced iPhone in 2007, the standard way of living life with iPhone revolutionized the Mobile & Smartphones World. After the huge success of iPhone, many other mobile production companies started the manufacture varieties of phones with touch capability. The top mobile platforms that have great market share are as follows:

Apple’s Iphone

Google’s Android

Microsofts Windows Phone 7

RIM’s Blackberry

Symbian QT

Why become Mobile Developer?

If you are interested in mobile development and seeking the opportunity as mobile developer, I will say you are in right place and you are going to choose right path for your future. When you complete your Computer Science or Engineering, you would have load of options to choose where should I go, in which platform? I preferred Mobile development Platform and I am going to write about the future of mobile developers and how can we sustain our life.

As a mobile developer you will have opportunity to learn new tool and technology. All you need to know to start mobile developing is your basic OOP programming C++ and / or Java. Once you have strong knowledge of any OOP language (preferred C++) getting started with development of mobile devices won’t take long.

After huge success of iPhone, different mobile platform invented the different mobile devices and respective developer programs. The Developer Program is the best opportunity for the programmers as well as the owner of developer program. The iPhone got only success because it has app store with millions of quality apps which would be sold directly to the iPhone users. The most quality apps in the appstore, more the customers will be satisfied and all these apps are made by the developers who are registered in their program.

The android development program is also getting huge success after Apple. It has lots of free apps than paid apps. Any development platform will succeed only if it has quality apps in their market app store. And market will have quality apps only if they have good and great developers. So, you can be that developer and sustain your life, selling your app in your app store after getting registered in their developer program.

You can register as either individual or as a company. All the provisioning and device certificates are managed with developer program. All you have to do is pay certain charge per year and submit as much as you can in their market place for selling. For Apple iPhone developer program you have to pay $99 per year, for Android developer program ($25 registration fee). For more about comparison between iPhone and Android Developer Program read this article.

Opportunities And Scope :

As a mobile developer you can create your own business. Most of the work could be the client work but you can create your own games without having to depend with other clients. Games are one of the most sold apps in all appstore which is great opportunity for us. All mobile owners would definitely want to play games in their mobile along with other tasks. Blackberry platform has its developer and market share declining day by day because it’s very hard to make game in Blackberry platform and sell it. So, most analysts says, it is a dying platform in mobile world. And as for the scope, you guys know we all have smart phones. Without phones, life sucks.

Well this much for today, I will write more on this topic and I know you can rock the world with your developing skill. Your development can go to the hand of million mobile users. So, be prepared for that and show what you can give, developers.