There’s a plethora of app building platforms that create and develop apps without breaking the bank or requiring that you know how to code.
Instead, you’ll be able to create mobile apps fast and with the guidance and abundance of templates, they’ll no doubt look great too.
The app makers are listed alphabetically, so keep on going to the end – it is worth it for the gems low down in the alphabet. Do let us know in the comments below if your favourite isn’t here – we’d be delighted to feature it.
Here are the top mobile app building platforms…
Appcelerator’s mobile platform offers pre-integrated cloud services and an extensive library of application extensions in its module marketplace.
It’s a good fit for organisations that need to do multi-OS application development leveraging web-based skill sets.
It also houses impressive app usage insights, meaning monitoring your app’s performance is pretty simple.
A cloud-based platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services, Appery.io is used by enterprises such as AT&T, ESPN and Samsung. It has a powerful and visual app builder tool.
Appery.io comes with lots of useful templates and supports responsive web apps too.
AppInstitute offers simple to use modules for mobile app development for SMEs and more. The platform provides the capabilities to build customised apps without having to write any code.
It also provides app analytics, push notifications and customer management tools.
PhoneGap offers rapid development to allow developers to quickly transfer web development skills that will boost more rapid iterations and releases.
RhoMobile’s mobile app builder platform is built for both consumers and enterprise developers. It is an open source platform which allows users to build native apps in the cloud.
As a true native application, the platform also lets users write cross-platform code using common web skills. It offers device, system and framework access through its API libraries.
AppMachine is the tool that claims to make app-making easy and for anyone. Well, it is one of those tools. At its simplest, it works on the principle of scanning your website and pulling in feeds of content. Then AppMachine allows you to iterate with what it calls ‘building blocks’.
It is a great and inexpensive way of getting a minimum viable product live.