Mobile App-Building Tools

Mobile App-Building Tools

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Twipe: Five Lessons Learned from Launching the Telegraph’s Digital Edition App

GlideApps
Create an app in a Google Sheet in five minutes. For free.

MobileV.is
Tool for building data visualizations on mobile.

Peepcode
Screencasts on how to build code for apps.

Modernizr
Library of Javascript code.


MOBILE APP-BUILDING TOOLS

Note: These mobile app and responsive design building tools are from several sources, including Jeff Cutler.

Responsive Design Checker
Enter a web address to see if the site is responsive web design.

Monday Hero
Convert sketch designs into code. Great for mobile app development.

PBS Media Shift: Platforms for Educators to Share Student Work

Content Curation Tools Supermap
Resources galore from Robin Good.

UberFlip
Like AppStudio, it converts a finished PDF file into a mobile- and tablet-friendly HTML5 website.

Shoutem.com
App-making tool.

GlideApp
Create an app in a Google Sheet in five minutes. For free.

MobileV.is
Tool for building data visualizations on mobile.

Appcelerator

MotherApp

PhoneGap

RunRev

Graphic and Links to Dozens of Cool Apps


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Sencha Touch
First HTML5 mobile app framework.

PhoneGap
Use this free tool to develop your smart phone app.

MoFuse.com
Mobile content management system.

Peepcode
Screencasts on how to build code for apps.

Modernizr
Library of Javascript code.

How to Get Started with Drones

Dive into HTML 5

TwitterFeed
Feed your blog updates to your Twitter account using an RSS feed. Very cool.

Typeform
Build content across platforms. Great for mobile.

9 Apps for Adding Text to Your Photos

What the Hashtag?
Look up what various hashtags mean in this database. Great for finding Twitter chats.

Twipe: Five Lessons Learned from Launching the Telegraph’s Digital Edition App

HTML5 Readiness
Test what code/features work in which browser. More web-driven than mobile, but it can be helpful.

12 iPhone Application Resources

USA.gov: Mobile Apps
A handy list of which government agencies have mobile apps and mobile Web sites.

Ragan: 14 Apps That Will Jumpstart Your Writing



Other Helpful Tools

MobiForms Developer
Develop mobile apps in HTML 5 with no programming. Download the software from this site.

Embed Responsively
Allows you to embed videos from YouTube and Vimeo, Maps from Google and photos from Instagram so they are responsive on your site and will resize on any device.

Animoto
Video production and sharing tool. Works as an app as well.

TouchCast
For desktop and mobile. Create interactive videos.

DabKick
Real-time social media/multimedia sharing app.

Chartbeat
Real-time analytics of your site.

Web Metrics Basics for Journalists


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