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Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android by Michael Eierman, Jakob Iversen

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Making Money

A final reason that mobile is all the rage is that many enterprising individuals see the potential to start businesses and make money. The Google Play Store and the Apple App Store provide the app developer access to the market of app purchasers. The developer does not have to worry about product distribution, returns, or payment collection. The store does all this and conveniently deposits the proceeds into the developer’s bank account. Additionally, smartphone users automatically go to these stores to get new apps or browse for apps that might interest them. One final and very big reason for the strong focus on app development is that Google and Apple either support or provide the development environments needed to create apps ...

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