Performance Analysis of BAU Android Application using Firebase Analytics, ADT and Dalvik Tools

  • Md. Rakib Hassan Department of Computer Science & Mathematics, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 2202, Bangladesh
Keywords: Performance analysis, Android studio, Firebase analytics, DDMS, ADT.


Smartphones have now become an integral part of our life. We carry our smartphone with us almost every time and use it to browse the internet, use social network, educational and other apps for different purposes. The apps in these smartphones are also getting smarter and useful in different aspects. These apps have made our life simpler by providing information at our fingertips. According to various statistics, the number of smartphone users in 2013 was 1.31 billion around the world. In 2016, it has exceeded 2 billion. Besides, 80% of the time spent on mobile devices is spent using apps, 20% in browser. This demonstrates the importance of mobile apps compared to traditional websites. In this paper, the performance analysis of an educational institute’s android application has been conducted to gain useful insights and understand the advantages of android application for any organization. The results clearly demonstrate the usefulness of mobile apps in terms of speed, reliability, security, portability and user engagement. 


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How to Cite
Hassan, M. R. (2017). Performance Analysis of BAU Android Application using Firebase Analytics, ADT and Dalvik Tools. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 26(1), 137-145. Retrieved from