Every new development in technology brings with it new career opportunities and the field of mobile apps is no exception. Mobile phones have become a widely popular way of surfing the Net. This is because their small size makes it possible to carry them around in the pocket and used anywhere, including places where even a laptop would be awkward to use. Some experts predict that by 2020, smartphones will overtake and eventually surpass PCs as the most popular means of web access. This rise in smartphone usage will naturally be accompanied by a rise in the use of apps designed for them.
From 2010 to 2011, the number of mobile app developers working for the freelance writing website Elancers increased by 101%, or about twice as much as the increase in the number of jobs as a whole there. This book includes all the information you need to get started at home with your mobile app development business.