December 6, 2010
Smartphone users look to the app world for fun solutions to everyday problems- but what about the developers themselves? Here are a few fun and useful apps developed for developers, to help solve the daily challenges of app-building. Whether you want others to beta-test your app or just need to view a good mock-up of your design- here are a few apps to check out:
Test Flight -Free Beta (iPhone)
Quite possibly the best innovation to iPhone development. Beta testing has never been this simple. With TestFlight, developers simply upload a build, and the testers can install it directly from their device; no iTunes required, no manual syncing.
Interface HD- $9.99 (iPad Only)
Interface HD has arrived! The ultimate & original mock-up & prototyping app for iPhone is now iPad compatible! Save time by creating a mockup of your iPad app within your iPad, and instantly try out your mockup with real native iPad OS controls.
AppQuotes- FREE (iPhone)
Got an iPhone app idea? Looking for iPhone app developers? Check out GetAppQuotes, an innovative service connecting entrepreneurs and businesses with iPhone developers. The AppQuotes application allows employers to post iPhone app projects and allows iPhone developers to bid development quotes on app projects.
HTML Cheat Sheet- $.99 (Android)
Even seasoned web developers need a quick refresher in HTML from time to time. The easy to use interface makes it simple to quickly find what you need. Includes examples for Tags, Attributes, Events, Colors, Symbols, ASCII, Encoding, Languages, Statuses, and more.
Dropbox- FREE (iPhone, Android, Blackberry)
Although a number of online storage services exist, Dropbox is the one that’s most transformed the life of web designers and developers. Documents can potentially be accessed via any mobile device as well. If you’ve got an iPhone, the free Dropbox app enables faster access to your files, where you browse them online and mark items as favorites for offline use.