Android is an open-source and Linux-based operating system,
designed primarily for mobile devices such as smartphones and
tablet computers. The Open Handset Alliance, led by Google,
and other companies, developed android. Initially developed by
Android Inc., which Google bought in 2005. Released in 2007,
with the first commercial Android device launched in
September 2008. The latest version is Android 10, released on
September 3, 2019.
Android programming is based on Java programming language.
Though, Android apps can be written using Kotlin and C++
also. Google Play is used to distribute Android apps to end
users. It also allows developers to stage gradual app release, as
well as distribute pre-release app versions to testers.
Scope of android app development:
Android OS runs on more than 75% of the smartphones in India
and even higher worldwide. It shows that there are loads of
advantages of selecting an Android platform for application
development. Its scope in IT sectors can be accessed from the
fact that big companies like Flipkart, Amazon, Snap deal, etc
generate their revenues by selling their products through
Android apps or websites. Companies are using Android
applications to deliver their services and products to users of
various other different domains like Social Media, Education or
1)Social Media: Social Media makes huge benefits through
android applications. Companies like LinkedIn, Facebook,
Twitter, Pinterest are among the top ones who have
utilized this technology to generate revenues.
2)Banking: Apps like Google Pay, Paytm, Bhim, Paypal, etc
have made banking a lot faster and easier for users.
3)Gaming: From children to an adult, everyone loves to
play games in Android devices. The gaming sector is
booming these days in India giving maximum ROI.
With the launch of Jio, smartphone users have increased in
India. More and more users for android applications and hence
companies both big and start-ups are willingly investing money
to hire Android developers. So, there are never-ending career
opportunities in Android App Development. The salary of
Android Developers is descent which grows with the experience