Mobile Application sector has been growing in recent years and so has the demand for them. Every company that wants to sell, assist, provide mobile app development service is into making their apps accessible to the customers. Aside from brainstorming how the app will function and what resources will be required, it is imperative to make sense of which technology will serve your necessities the best. There are numerous mobile app technologies that are widely utilized for a particular platform or for cross-platform app development.

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Chatbots are an interesting topic. With the rapid and comprehensive development of technology, such a tool has turned into an irreplaceable aspect of gaining business success. More and more software enthusiasts are thinking about how to create a chatbot. To take into increasing demands, software development companies have implemented different solutions and enhance the technologies used keeping in mind to create a chatbot that can do anything from answering basic inquiries to leading a virtual tour.

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Google is trying to develop a new app called Triangle to control data usage. The concept is not new as there are apps available in the playstore with this features. This is not the first attempt of Google offering data control for mobile consumers. The company has introduced built in data saver controls on select devices, like the data save feature in its Pixel phone.

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Account Kit

Account Kit lets people quickly register for and login to your app by using just their phone number or email address — no password needed. It’s reliable, easy to use and gives you a choice about how you sign up for apps.

To set up Account Kit in your Android app, if you don’t have a Facebook developer account create a Developer Account. Then Account Kit for Android requires a Facebook app ID. Follow the steps. Choose whether to allow email and SMS login, and choose security settings for your app.

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Socket.IO

  • Socket.IO enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication.
  • It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.

Real-time analytics

Push data to clients that gets represented as real-time counters, charts or logs.

Binary streaming

Starting in 1.0, it’s possible to send any blob back and forth: image, audio, video.

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Just over 2% of Android devices in the wild are running the latest OS, compared to 80% running the latest version of iOS. Google’s ambitious plan to put an open source OS on as many devices as possible, is still in progress.

Google has taken a mighty step in helping to speed up the process of OS modification from manufacturers

The issue arises when the manufacturer decides to differentiate their products from competitors on a software-level by modifying each Android release from Google; which consumes a lot of time and effort. After this process, the software update has to be gone through carrier testing, will slow the process even further.

In order to help dilute the problem of developers’ applications not having access to new APIs on the many devices running older versions of Android, Google unbundled many of them from the OS itself and start delivering them in ‘Play Services’ updates deployed through Android’s built-in app store.

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Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is a communications protocol for message-oriented middleware based on XML (Extensible Markup Language).[1] It enables the near-real-time exchange of structured yet extensible data between any two or more network entities.

How the Whatapp Works!

WhatsApp is a real-time messaging application, which makes use of Ejabberd (XMPP) server. This server facilitates instant message transfer between two or many users at any given second.

ERLANG is the programming language used by WhatsApp. Ejabberd is an open source Jabber server written in Erlang language. It was preferred by the techies of WhatsApp as it was suitable for accommodating huge communication system with high sustainability.

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