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2017 SDK Guide for Mobile Apps

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2017 SDK Guide for Mobile Apps

This report explores the different many kinds of Software Development Kits, or SDKs, being used for mobile app development worldwide.

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The industry’s best mobile apps are built and optimized using a variety of Software Development Kits (SDKs). On average a single app will have at least eighteen SDKs integrated.

Take a look at the report conducted by SafeDK on how the average number of SDKs per app has changed over the past year:

Image Source: SafeDK

You can also see that the utilization of multiple SDKs, is a fundamental practice worldwide:

But there’s a big challenge with today’s mobile SDKs. The challenge is not with integrating them (most top SDKs can be integrated in five minutes or less).

The challenge actually lies in choosing which SDKs to integrate in the first place. Need an SDK for A/B testing, payments, business intelligence, user feedback, or crash reporting? There are plenty of choices.

SDKs have multiplied so quickly, you can even say that “there’s an app for that,” has morphed into “there’s an SDK for that.”

We’ve reached a point in the industry that we have too many great options to choose from, which is a fantastic reality but can also lead to a lot of confusion.

You probably have felt something like this during your research process, right?

Image Source: BeaconTechnologies.com

It’s time to add a little more stability (and sanity) to your SDK selection process. The guide organizes all of the industry’s top SDKs by category/need and breaks down their core benefits and unique features. It also considers performance and user security needs.

Instead of combing through the internet for hours in an attempt to discover which SDKs are right for your app, the tedious work has already been done for you.

Pick the category (or categories) you are interested, instantly review all of your options, and get started with a new SDK confidently and efficiently.

This means less time wasted on choosing an SDK and more time towards making the best app possible. What’s better than that?

Download the guide here.

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mobile ,mobile app development ,sdk

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