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Best Android Application Development Tools in 2016

Android application development is the process of creating software for the Android operating system. It’s often shortened to Android development. Android development is a complicated process with many ways of doing the same thing.

The main methods of Android development are using the Java-based Android SDK (or the C/C++-based NDK), using HTML5 and JavaScript web technologies, or using automation tools that ease the whole process and support graphic user interface – meaning you don’t need to know a lot about coding.

Using such third-party tools is recommended for beginners or non-programmers. The most popular tools and Android development techniques are presented in this article.

App Inventor
App Inventor is developed by Google. It has a web-based graphic user interface that eases the process for Android developers. App Inventor uses blocks-based Java (OpenBlocks), which can be called Java without programming.

By using Google’s App Inventor you’re building native apps in Java but without any actual Java coding.

Alpha Anywhere
Alpha Anywhere can be used to create apps that look native and user-friendly. Alpha Anywhere is also known to create stable apps with solid performance. Use it if you want to build an app that needs to utilize giant amounts of local data and work offline.

Without offline requirements, this development framework still delivers high performance apps that are native-looking.

Xamarin is known to generate native looking apps for multiple platforms. Supported by a good deal of existing code and templates – theXamarin IDE offers API access to many Android services and apps.

The client list of Xamarin is long and it also claims that “Anything you can do in Objective-C, Swift, or Java you can do in C# with Xamarin.”

AppGyver is one of the more flexible app development tools that features an array of creation systems like several templates, code-based development, drag and drop feature using native UI elements like transitions and bars, and an easy interface to create your apps.

It’s very easy to develop apps that look native and deliver high interaction with AppGyver.

One of the largest DIY Android development tools, AppMakr can be used with no coding at all. Its DIY features include high performance services like live updates, streaming, app integrations, push notifications, etc. Customizing the touch and feel of your app is really easy with AppMakr.

Good Barber
Good Barber is known to decrease the technicalities even further for beginners. It includes a huge collection and library of fonts,icons, assets, and templates to kick start your work lightning fast. Organizing the content is also really easy with Good Barber.

Good Barber also features one of the best looking user interfaces in Android development tools.

App Press
App Press is popular with Android developers largely because of the seamless Photoshop-like feel. It’s one of the cloud-based Android development tools, and there’s no need of downloads and installations in cloud-based Android development techniques.

ViziApps offers simplicity to developers. It also has a gigantic stock asset library as well as many sample apps to tweak and test. One of the powerful features is ViziApps’ ability to extend. Unlike some development tools, ViziApps is simple and extensible both at the same time.

Written by Jason Roger. Jason leverages unique Android development tricks and hacks to get inside the app user’s mind. His apps are beautiful and as an Android developer, he mainly focusses on productivity and utility apps. Shuffling between his busy Android development life and kids’ care – he’s an efficient professional ready to take on any challenge.