Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Web app for Android

Posted on 2014-09-05
8
Medium Priority
?
337 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-20
Is it possible to have what will become a responsive web application available from the Google Play Store as nothing more than an icon that brings up the page?

The temporary page currently under development is www.frugalmule.com/apptracker.  Assistance is greatly appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:frugalmule
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:chilternPC
ID: 40307289
not clear what you are asking.

but if you are developing an android app you can load it onto your android phone using the android studio to test as if you downloaded it from the store

check out the lesson here:
http://developer.android.com/training/basics/firstapp/running-app.html
and
http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Aahna jain
ID: 40307428
I did not get you.Please be specific regarding your query.
0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 40307964
Some Android apps are clearly stand-alone apps and stand by themselves as such with or without internet connectivity.  There are some apps though that appear to be little more than a link to a webpage designed for the phone.  It is that kind of thing that I am trying to create.  How do I turn www.frugalmule.com/apptracker2 into a google play store download, but have it do nothing more than provide a portal to the site?
0
Moving data to the cloud? Find out if you’re ready

Before moving to the cloud, it is important to carefully define your db needs, plan for the migration & understand prod. environment. This wp explains how to define what you need from a cloud provider, plan for the migration & what putting a cloud solution into practice entails.

 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:chilternPC
ID: 40307972
I see the website is a wordpress site.
you can use AppPresser to create the site intoanApp. see:
http://apppresser.com
0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 40308040
$200 for basic, WOW!
0
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
chilternPC earned 2000 total points
ID: 40308461
Yes Apppresser is a bit - but they have basically built a wordpress interface to phonegap.

This article is quite interesting, I think wait a year or 2 and websites will be treated like apps by android...
http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/25/google-blurs-the-line-between-web-and-native-apps-on-android/

the alternative to app presser is use phonegap directly which is free and fairly easy to use one of the built-in sample to  provide a minimal webpage one that redirect to your site

http://phonegap.com/
0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 40308507
Yes!  can't wait to look
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 40334515
Outstanding.  Phonegap is good free solution
0

Featured Post

Moving data to the cloud? Find out if you’re ready

Before moving to the cloud, it is important to carefully define your db needs, plan for the migration & understand prod. environment. This wp explains how to define what you need from a cloud provider, plan for the migration & what putting a cloud solution into practice entails.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When the s#!t hits the fan, you don’t have time to look up who’s on call, draft emails, call collaborators, or send text messages. An instant chat window is definitely the way to go, especially one like HipChat. HipChat is a true business app. An…
Q&A with Course Creator, Mark Lassoff, on the importance of HTML5 in the career of a modern-day developer.
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to integrate Mailchimp with WordPress, by placing a Mailchimp signup form on a WordPress Page or Post. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Mailchimp will be used. Log into your Mailchi…
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.

670 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question