Now it is almost clear that mobile app technology is dominating the world and is considered as the future. Every tech giant is competing in the market with its new innovating approach to give the users a reason to choose them above others. Google is continuously making the effort with its futuristic ideas and products to take the world into a new dimension. Long awaited Instant apps from the Google is finally arrives after a long incubation. Instant apps the name that we heard for the first time in last year’s Google’s I/O officially made available to the developers this year.
Big talks, discussions, and ideas were given by the developers over the time about instant apps since last Google reveals its product name. Instant apps will relieve the user from the effort need to make in order to use the app. The user doesn't need to go to play store and download it to use it. You just need to click a URL provided by the developer and that leads to the app. You can use the actual functionalities of the app via this method instead of downloading it from the store. However, the app has some few safety restriction and further provide an option to download the whole app once you have gotten the taste.
To make available instant apps to the user with the deep links that guide them towards the right place precise tools needed. Yesterday Google announced that its going to enroll the tools for the developers need to develop the instant apps. This means that now developers can build their own instant apps. With the introduction of the Google’s Studio 3.0, the developer also has the right tools they need to modernize their apps. Google says it will take about four to five weeks for the developers to adopt this new feature to their app. Last year when Google talked about the instant app and future of mobile application BIg suggestion and guesses were made. Few applications were made available in January to test and some of the big companies partnered with Google to take this in the market.
Earlier Instant apps were supposed to run on the Android version back to 4.3 but currently, it only supports 6.0 or newer but 5.0 support is expected to be coming soon. The upcoming new version of Android named Android O is going to add some extra features to the instant apps like functions to search and launch instant apps from the launcher and add them to the home screen.
The apps have many advantages and it's going to change the way we interact with the mobile apps. This feature will eliminate the dilemma that we got into while downloading an app and having a question is this app worth downloading?. With Instant apps, we can first taste the app and get to know is the app worth the shot or not which ultimately saves time and lot of the other resources.
Joshua is a writer at MobileAppDaily and also works as a reporter for the team to keep our readers up to date. He is breaking the mobile app technology news for MobileAppDialy since 2016 and has more than 4 years of experience as a tech blogger.