In this blog post we’re taking a brief look at some of the finest tools that your developer might have in their Arsenal for professional mobile web development. Some will be simple enough for anyone to understand to some extent, and we’ll look at a few other more advanced bits of kit.
First of all let’s take a look at Bootstrap, the mobile web development tool made by geeks for geeks. In case you were wondering, the “geeks” it was made by are the same ones who bought you Twitter, and Bootstrap has followed with a similar height of success being the most viewed tool on GitHub by some margin.
Bootstrap allows you to develop a platform for responsive website design, meaning a web design which works seamlessly across different devices. The tool is packed with features including a 12 column responsive grid which helpfully breaks down your webpage so you can see how it will appear on different size devices.
Play Framework is a wonderfully simple tool for developing mobile web apps. A mobile web app is an alternative to switching your desktop site to be responsive to different devices and the result is a mobile site that looks and feels far more like a native app.
Using Play Framework is a pleasure and seeing your new changes implemented to the web app design is really quick, simply click on the refresh button to see your changes.
There is really no exhaustive list of mobile web development tools, and each developer will have their own preferences. For more info on particular tools look around the blog, here are some other interesting tools to check out in the meantime: