Tool TIme: Find Out What Your App’s Potential is with Priory Data Pro

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What does your tool do for developers?

Priori Data Pro helps developers quantify the market potential for any app. By providing statistics such as downloads and MAU estimates for any app across the global market, the tool enables developers to answer the following questions:

  • Is overall demand for my app’s category growing or declining?
  • Which geographic markets show the highest demand or fastest growth?
  • Who are my top competitors and how are their apps performing?
  • Which emerging players should I keep my eye on?

Who should use your tool?

We believe any stakeholder in a company dealing with apps would benefit from getting a better understanding of what is going on in the app stores. But we are primarily partnering with developers who are serious about their portfolio and aspire to grow their business on the basis of data driven rather the gut feeling based decisions.

How much does it cost to use?

The tool is completely free for developers that partner with Priori Data and share a subset of their information to help us improve the underlying product and accuracy. The data obtained through these partnerships is completely anonymized and never shared with any 3rd party.

How do developers implement it?

By adding a designated email with a read only access to their app store developer accounts. This process puts the developer in the driver’s seat as they can opt out any time they want.

Who should we contact for help?

WIP readers should feel free to write me directly; anders@prioridata.com or you can write support@prioridata.com.

Developer Spotlight with Erik Hellman of Spotify

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Erik Hellman is Senior Android Engineer at Spotify, author of “Android Programming: Pushing the limits” and a a Google Developer Expert. He’s also going to be speaking at Native Summit in September, a half day event for developers interested in building native apps across multiple platforms. You can get a free ticket through WIP here!

How did you get into app development?

My first app development for mobile started back in the days when we had Java ME enabled phones. I had been teaching some Java ME at the university and I was involved in a Swedish startup doing a very early streaming services in Java ME. My first work on Android began when Sony Ericsson (later Sony Mobile) started their first Android project. I was one of the first Android developers when we worked on the Xperia X10 and X10 mini projects.

Big Android BBQ

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The Big Android BBQ (BABBQ) is unlike any other tech conference you’ve attended. The BABBQ is a grassroots, community-driven celebration of Android that is equal parts education, entertainment, and altruism that will take place in the Dallas / Fort Worth on October 16 – 18.