Even though you may be well versed on app development, it can never hurt to take a step back and pick up a book that will take you back to the beginning. When we learn things that can be complicated, like coding and app development, it’s not uncommon to have to look up and reference throughout the process. While the internet offers nearly unlimited resources, there’s nothing that can compare to a good old fashioned book. Sometimes using multiple references can hold you when they all refer to certain things differently, but this inconvenience does not exist in books.
If you’re looking for a constant and steadfast resource to reference over and over again, here’s a list of our top mobile application development books. Some are more advanced than others, but they all offer a better and deeper look into developing mobile apps”
Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)– an introductory Android book for programmers with Java experience. Based on Big Nerd Ranch’s popular Android Bootcamp course, this guide will lead you through the wilderness using hands-on example apps combined with clear explanations of key concepts and APIs. This book focuses on practical techniques for developing apps compatible with all versions of Android widely used today (Android 2.2 – 4.2). Write and run code every step of the way – creating apps that catalog crime scenes, browse photos, track your jogging route, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development.
Diving Into iOS 9 (iOS App Development for Non-Programmers Book 1)– This first book in the series from Kevin McNeish, award-winning App Developer, highly acclaimed conference speaker, and featured writer for iPhone Life magazine, is designed to teach non-programmers to create Apps for the iPhone and iPad. Many books designed for new developers assume way too much. This book series assumes you know nothing about programming.
Enterprise Mobile Apps Guide– Enterprise Mobility is gaining importance as it plays a vital role in improving ROI, increasing employees’ productivity and ensuring better interaction with customers. It is the need of the hour, especially when mobility is soon becoming the norm of the hour. How to develop the ideal enterprise mobile app that will ensure productivity and interaction, thus improving profitability? This ebook attempts to answer this question. You should understand the structure of a mobile app, and understand the backend in order to develop the ideal enterprise mobile app. You should also get to the core of developing enterprise apps to offer differentiated solutions. This ebook offers step by step guide on building an enterprise app solution. It also gives you complete understanding on the benefits an enterprise gains from building B2B, B2C and B2E mobile apps.
Enterprise Class Mobile Application Development: A Complete Lifecycle Approach for Producing Mobile Apps (developerWorks Series)– Build and Deploy Mobile Business Apps That Smoothly Integrate with Enterprise IT. For today’s enterprises, mobile apps can have a truly transformational impact. However, to maximize their value, you can’t build them in isolation. Your new mobile apps must reflect the revolutionary mobile paradigm and delight today’s mobile users–but they must also integrate smoothly with existing systems and leverage previous generations of IT investment.
Check out our definitive list of the top mobile application development platforms to see how they compare and get started on your enterprise mobile app today.
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