How to Create Apps that Use Less CPU Resources

A mobile application developer needs to be knowledgeable about various aspect of application making and this also applies to the team that will be included in the process of making applications that users will find to use less CPU resources. One important requirement is to choose the development platform on which to build an application. With the identification of a development platform, is becomes easy to concentrate of that platform and thus make an application that is compatible with the platform chosen.

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In the course of developing an application, the team handling the task of development should be well coordinated to ensure that, all aspects of the process run smoothly. After they are done they should then go on to test the application to determine whether the user will find it reliable in terms of the resources it uses. This testing can be well accomplished through user and application testing techniques.

Since the issue of mobile handset applications is one that is expanding each day, there is the need to be conversant with mobile phone technologies that are emerging. The knowledge of such technologies will serve as an effective tool that will see mobile application developers create efficient applications that require less resources of the CPU to operate. This is also a means through which applications will be developed faster by incorporating matters of performance enhancement.

Application developers should also be able to employ the concept of consistency in their application. The aim of being consistent in their development is to ensure that they can enhance the usability of their applications through the use of the right practices across the platforms they have chosen to facilitate their applications. With consistency, applications will get better and be in a position to counter the problem of CPU usage which needs to be lowered. This also serves developers with the advantage of being able to program their updates as well as the way users feel about applications.

The other important thing to consider at the time of developing an application is to make the best use of application testing as well as the development phase. The aim of doing this is to ensure a developer gets to right target the platforms on which their application is to run on. This ultimately serves an important role which is ensuring that, an application does not have problems when integrating with its platform. This also applies when it comes to the minimization of the resources that are supposed to be dedicated to an application at the time when it is launched. And on that note, developers should try as much as possible to ensure quality time is spent while testing their mobile applications.

In order to accomplish the task of reducing the resources that a mobile application gets allocated by a CPU, skills such as users’ experience should be put in place. These are the specific skills that will help a developer view an application in a user’s point of view considering that users are not interested with the development part but rather the efficiency of their applications. The team that is responsible for implementing codes should also coordinate properly to ensure that, everything is set before the testing phase of an application kicks in. These are crucial matters that will put a developer at an advantage when they are aiming for mobile phone applications that users will find to demand fewer resources. Ample planning before the development of a particular application is required so that a team with the right skills and expertise is brought together.

The monetization of the use of an application may not be an easy task and on that note it is wise to employ analytical features to help with this matter. With such features, it would be easy for a developer to know the issues that users are facing with a given application and thus know the right course of action to take in reference to the issue of using less CPU resources. Analytical features will help uncover the specific features that are impeding full application usage and whether to make changes or remove such features.

These are some of the skills or tools that when implemented properly will eventually help in the development of applications that need less CPU resources.

Manoj Verma

By Manoj Verma Manoj Verma, is CTO at TechAhead Software, with over 12 years of technical experience with leading global organizations such as HP and CISCO in Project Management and System Design & Development. Manoj has worked in Logistics & Warehousing, Freight Management, Education, Online Trading, Portfolio Management, Project Management, E-commerce with POS, Social Networking, IVRS and Telephony, App Integration domains on process assessment and automation.