When it comes to developing apps, Android developers need the skills to pay the bills. However, there are some tools that can help save tons of time: bypass all the coding and research.
We are going to focus on 10 great Android apps that can be especially useful for developers.
When it comes to picking different colors for your user interface or to match colors, this is probably one of the best tools to use if not the best. Why?
It gives you the ability to handle different colors through a color wheel, and provide you a color value in different formats. You can use this application completely for free as well! It also gives you the ability to either use a palette or a slider, it’s all up to you.
This is a JAVA application that allows you to access your web servers with a mobile phone. This actually supports the formats of FTP, FTPS, and SFTP, and gives you the ability to create files, folders, rename them etc. The cooler thing about this app is that it’s completely FREE.
This app has Red, Green, Blue (RGB) models, and it also have Hue, Saturation, Brightness or Lightness (HSB or L) options as well. It gets the job done and works as a color light or a flash light when you have it in full screen mode. While dealing with particular palettes, you can add “User Color Names” when you need to go back and look over a reference.
This is an awesome tool that allows you to preview the pictures with the different filters, effects, masks, without need to exit any picture or close any program. You can simply view in real time. It is basic, but it is very useful and brings much fun. This app can save you a lot of time if you are working with a website or an app that is extremely picture heavy and forces you to change the effects to create a more engaging user experience.
This tool is one of the best analytical apps on the market, and now you have the power on your phone. You will be able to see how many daily unique visitors your website is getting, and you will also be able to view specific ranges, graphs, charts, and favorites as well.
You can even see what keywords people are typing in the search engines in order to get to your website. It is one of the best creations out there!
HTML Cheat Sheet
This is an html coder’s best friend because it gives you tons of examples, quick references, and advice for Tags, Events, Symbols, ASCII Encoding, Language, and a lot more. This application is also great because it can be downloaded and you can access it at any time you need!
Flubble is actually a stub generator. It is made for mobile phones and it is very easy to use. This application is not only simple, but it is very free; even cooler, it gives you the ability to email your class data as an XML or ActionScript file to yourself.
All developers usually come across photos along the way, and by having a Photobucket account they are able to access their photos anywhere from the mobile devices. It gives you the ability to manage your photos, whether it’s downloading, uploading, or simply browsing different categories.
You can copy images’ URLs and simply post them on your Photobucket. It is neat and easy to use!
Despite the long numbers, this is actually a pretty simple tool that generates different excuses. Especially if you are a person who has multiple jobs at once, you can use this app which actually generates some excuses for your client or boss.
It has come handy many times and is not good only for web developers, but for all freelancers.
CSS cheat sheet can help you to learn the CSS properties and values that are necessary for every CSS developer. You can learn many different things about the CSS language and it will help you develop better looking websites and user interfaces in the future. Knowledge is not replaceable, and when learning a language, this cannot be any truer!
Guest contributor Amanda Martin, works in a marketing team at http://www.mspy.com/android_spy.html. She is passionate about blogging, especially social media trends, smartphone data security and mobile monitoring solutions for business.