For example, web designers can use it to write Android apps that communicate While this by no means illuminates the need for developers, The Android Operating System is becoming one of the most popular OS’s for mobile devices. Android is a mobile operating system initially developed by Android Inc. Android was bought by Google in 2005. When it comes to Web Designers and Developers, some developers (most?) lean towards Android while designers prefer iPhone.
The Android has some very good applications for designers too!
So we decided to put together a list of applications for the Android OS that can be used for Designers and Developers.
Let’s get started!
Allows managing of several FTP servers. Connect to your server on the go via FTP, SFTP, SCP, and FTPS. Use device menu to rename, delete, copy, set permissions and create folders. It provides FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH’s secure File transfer protocol) support, SCP (Secure Copy Protocol) and FTPS (Explicit/Implicit FTP over TLS/SSL).
Create, open, edit, and save html, htm, css, php, xml, and txt documents on the go with your mobile. This application can only be bought through the Android Market. Right now it is a free app.
Just like the app title indicates, view source code of any website with your Android. You can also select text, search for text and copy and paste HTML.
Access your Google Analytics Data while your on the go. The application is secure and lightweight.
- Date range comparison
- Graphs and charts for each report
- Custom date ranges
- Geolocation reports
- Regex-enabled searches
If you use Dropbox you can access your files on the go, upload files and sync them to your Dropbox, and share links to files that are in your Dropbox. Easily gain access to important files when meeting with clients or other developers/designers.
Manage your WordPress self hosted websites on the go. This is an incredibly useful application and can be used in a variety of ways. Manage multiple blogs, moderate comments, edit posts and pages and get notified of new ping-backs and comments.
A neat app that lets you quickly look up CSS properties and values. Use it as a quick reference tool on the go.
A Portable Mind Map. Got an idea? Create a mind map on the go wherever you are at anytime. ThinkingSpace uses MindMeister integration – a simple and effective answer for Android users.
- Create eye-catching maps quickly and easily
- Compatible with Freemind .mm and MindJet file formats
- Intuitive UI for ‘SpeedMapping’!
- Export maps to images and send over email
- ‘Cloud’ functionality allows you to upload and download maps to your phone via the Thinking Space Web Portal
Finally, Photoshop on your Mobile! Edit and share anywhere. Users who create a free Photoshop.com account can upload, store, and share mobile photos. All of this can be done automatically.
- Crop, rotate, and color-correct with the touch of a finger.
- Add soft focus or change to black & white with a click.
- Go classic by adding a sepia tint.
- View local and online images with an intuitive Photo Browser.
- Apply one-touch effects like Warm Vintage and Vignette.
For Designers who want to stay up-to-date on the latest Typography news, this application is for you. This app links the latest press news, insights, videos, social media, and images relating to the typography world, all on your Android.
This application is designed to provide designers, artists, and programmers with tools to select various color models. 7 different modes are supported including RGB, HSV, HSL, and YUV. You can use palette or sliders to adjust.
We really would like to hear from you. Did you find this list useful? Do you know of other useful apps for Designers and Developers? Leave them in the comment section below!
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