Developing Android Apps on the Desktop
Android native apps are commonly developed on a desktop machine using various software tools, including:
These software packages must be downloaded, installed, configured, backed-up, and maintained for every development machine in use.
Developing Android Apps on the Cloud
A cloud-based solution like AppBuilder is a more recent alternative to desktop development.
AppBuilder is a hosted solution for building, debugging, testing, releasing, and publishing Android native apps written in HTML/CSS/JavaScript. AppBuilder eliminates the need to manage the desktop development software packages.
AppBuilder also includes productivity tools for developers and others, reducing overhead, time-to-market, and promoting collaboration and sharing. read more