Rapid development of new smart phones and tablets demand more and effective applications on mobile platform which can easily perform the desired task for a user, thus there are a lot of mobile developers who are giving their 100 percent to make perfect mobile applications. Mobile web development is not an easy task, demands a lot of determination and dedication towards coding. Mobile developers need various applications to debug, testing, and delivering web contents perfectly on different mobile devices.
Here at STG we explored Google and collected these 6 Mobile Applications which can be pretty useful while developing effective applications, developers can create effective web galleries, can debug their codes and applications can check the preview of the websites on different mobile phones with the help of these applications.
1. Easy APNS – An Apple Push Networking Service Using PHP & MY SQL
Notifications notify the users about the current activities and help them to keep connected with the applications. If developer is developing an iOS application then easy APNS is worth useful push notification service. Easy APNS is basically a PHP-MySQL-Based application; this enables users to send the push message from the MySql table and a cron job is scheduled to push the notifications in a timely manner.
2. Adaptive Images – Deliver Small Images TO Small Devices
Adaptive images can work on existing websites, can work with any CMS, works with Clouds and no Clouds. Adaptive images application has built in caching system which minimizes the image only once for each size.
3. Socketbug – A Mobile Web Application Debugging
Socketbug is built on top of Node.js using Socket.io (v0.7) as the main backend for communication. Socketbug automatically determines what communication transport to use and enables your mobile application to send/receive message from other connected devices.
4. Mobilizer : Preview Tool For Mobile Development
It is necessary for webmasters to ensure that all websites are rendering correctly on different web browsers, and same applies to mobile websites, while developing mobile websites it is quite essential to check how they are rendering on the different mobile devices, browsers, models and sizes.
Mobilezer is an open source Adobe Air application which let developers preview mobile content on different mobile phones. It gives the preview for any given URL or local HTML, Flash or Image files. It allows users to visit the same website on multiple devices and users can also export the PNG preview of websites which can be quite useful while making portfolios. Generally Mobilezer supports iPhone 4, HTC evo, Palm Pre and Blackberry.
5. Detect Mobile Browser- Open Source Mobile Detection
Detect Mobile Browser is an open source application which helps developers to detect whether the current visitor on a particular site is using mobile web browser or desktop web browser. It provides numerous scripting language codes so developers can use them in their applications such as Apache, Asp, Asp. Net, C#, IIS, Jsp, jQuery, Java Script, Php, Pearl, Python etc.
6. PhotoSwipe – Image Gallery For Mobile & Touch Devices
Photoswipe works in iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and desktop browsers and there is a Jquery implementation for the users of this framework. PhotoSwipe will provide visitors an intuitive interface allowing them to interact with mobile websites.
Users can check another great application which helps developers to transform their websites into the mobile websites with the help of Mobile.JS application.