Native Mobile App Development

Mission Data is a capable and experienced native mobile application development company. Our team has years of experience crafting top-notch mobile apps for all different types of customers from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. We pride ourselves on our ability to quickly and efficiently design and build high-quality, custom mobile applications that meet the specific needs of our clients.

What We Do

  • Build compelling client-facing and employee-facing apps using the latest technologies for iOS and Android.
  • Create opportunities for new revenue streams with monetized content.
  • Build mobile solutions that integrate with video, wearables, IoT, voice-based interfaces, payment processing, and more.
  • Design an enjoyable user experience and take advantage of native mobile features.
  • Develop both native apps and cross-platform apps with React Native, Cordova, and Ionic.

development process icon What does a typical native app development process look like?

The process for native app development can vary depending on the specific needs of the client. However, in general, the native app development process follows these steps.

  1. Analysis and Planning: The first step is to analyze the client’s needs and requirements and plan out the app’s features and functionality.
  2. Design: Next, the app’s design is created, taking into account the platform’s user interface guidelines.
  3. Development: The app is then built using the appropriate programming language (Swift for iOS apps, Java for Android apps).
  4. Testing: The app is thoroughly tested to ensure that it meets all of the client’s expectations.
  5. Deployment: Once all of the testing is completed, the app is deployed to the relevant app stores (the Apple App Store and Google Play Store).

Bottom Line

When you work with Mission Data, you get a team of expert native mobile app designers and developers who will work with you to create a custom solution that meets your specific needs. We have a proven track record of developing high-quality apps that deliver results.

Contact us today to learn more about our native mobile app development services.

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What are native mobile apps?

A native mobile app is a smartphone or tablet application that is developed specifically for a particular mobile operating system (in most cases, iOS or Android). A native app has the potential to provide better performance and a more user-friendly experience than a non-native (or "hybrid") app.

Our team of native app developers has extensive experience in building high-quality iOS and Android apps. We can help you take advantage of the latest features of each platform, including integrations with video, wearables, IoT, voice-based interfaces, push notifications, geolocation, payment processing, and more.

Dan Germain
Dan Germain
Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

"A lot of companies only pay lip service to having an iterative process, but Mission Data delivered on that promise throughout the entire engagement. While working with Mission Data, there were never any surprises or gotchas– just solid results and a great mobile app that is providing value to our customers. Our initial project began in August 2012, with a second project that began in late 2013. Both projects have been big successes and are now maintained with managed services provided by the Mission Data Team."

iOS vs Android?

When it comes to native mobile apps, there are two main platforms: iOS and Android. Each has its own set of pros and cons.

iOS

Pros:

  • Apps tend to be more focused on solid user-experience as Apple has always been a design-led company and they expect the same of apps in their marketplace.
  • Largest market share in North America
  • Perceived more secure due to strict review process and terms on the Apple App Store. 100% of apps on the Apple App store have been screened for known malware.
  • A very small number of devices from only one manufacturer makes for easier testing and ensuring the app can work on most devices in the market.

Cons:

  • Apple must approve your apps and you're bound by their somewhat strict terms
  • No real ability to tap into the core OS unless Apple allows you to
  • Requires Apple proprietary tools and development language to build fully native apps
Android

Pros:

  • Has the highest adoption and market share worldwide
  • More flexibility in what apps are capable of doing, tapping into the core OS features.
  • Development in Java means in many cases less steep learning curve to develop.
  • Android OS can run on a variety of devices from a variety of manufacturers allowing more flexibility for consumers
  • Less stringent review process

Cons:

  • Android OS can run on a very large number of devices making it hard to ensure your app will work effectively on any device capable of running it.
  • Non-Google devices may be running a customized version of the OS that diverges from the original OS opening up security flaws.
  • Android updates are usually staggered as device manufacturers need to test updates to the OS before pushing updates to their customers

development process icon What kind of companies benefit from app development?

Native mobile app development is the process of creating smartphone and tablet applications specifically for iOS or Android operating systems. This type of app has potential to provide better performance and a more user-friendly experience than non-native apps.

Companies that want to create a strong digital presence should consider investing in native mobile app development. By developing custom native apps for iOS and Android, businesses can create new revenue streams and better connect with their customers. Our team of experienced designers and developers can help your company take advantage of the latest features available on each platform.

What are the goals and outcomes we strive for?

Mission Data is a full-service mobile app development company that helps businesses create new revenue streams with custom native apps for iOS and Android. Our team of experienced developers has the knowledge and skills necessary to take advantage of the latest features available on each platform. We work closely with our clients to understand their needs and goals, and we strive to deliver apps that offer the best possible user experience. Our goal is always to help our clients achieve their desired outcomes.

Our Mission

Native app development is an important part of Mission Data's core mission because it allows us to help companies achieve their marketing and business goals in unique ways.

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