App Development

Acquiring and retaining users

Chapter 2: Knowing When to Choose Hybrid or Native Mobile Applications

September 20, 2018

For the average person lacking a background in technology and programming, it might be difficult to technically tell the difference between a hybrid and a native app. In fact, did you know that both

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Chapter 1: A Comprehensive Handbook to App Development for the Non-Tech Savvy

September 11, 2018

Chapter 1: An Introduction to App Development Terminology It is no secret that to ensure the success of a business, you must constantly look for new opportunities to grow and find unique ways to

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A Thorough Guide to Your Mobile App Development Process

April 9, 2018

At Guarana, we’ve built over 80 successful apps in the past five years. However, developing an app can be an intimidating process for developers and business owners alike.  It takes approximately 18 weeks to

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How Good Is My App Idea?

August 8, 2016

Coming up with original app ideas is often the game of choice over a beer with friends or even during your quiet, solitary moments. If you want to get serious about taking the next

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Our contribution to the Parse community

April 8, 2016

If you have not been paying attention, Parse has been working tirelessly on open-sourcing their development stack. The project drew a lot of support within the community, and has grown now to include necessary

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5 Steps to Prepare a Mobile App Project

December 7, 2015

Before you spend a single minute on app development and design, there are several steps you need to take. The app market is flooded each year, with more than 60,000 apps released each month

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Ten Questions to Ask When Hiring a Developer

November 23, 2015

If your company doesn’t have a mobile app yet, you’re missing out on a growing segment of potential customers. If your expertise isn’t in IT, adding an app to your business strategy means hiring

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4 ways to make an application look faster

October 26, 2015

The responsiveness of a mobile application is a crucial factor for users. If there is fluidity between each action and the loading speed is fast, users will stay more on the application and will

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Is it better to launch an app on Android or iOS first?

August 17, 2015

While the iOS versus Android debate usually centers on consumers choosing a device, the question of which mobile platform is best to target first is just as important for app developers. It might seem

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Should You Outsource Your Mobile App Development?

August 5, 2015

Giving your business a mobile presence is no longer optional: statistics show that 51 percent of people’s online time is now spent using mobile apps, and there are 224 million active mobile app users

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Our values

Partners - not providers.

Guaraná will act as your partner and advisor throughout the whole process. Our app development process is tailored to be collaborative and we truly embrace each one of our projects. Being a well rounded and skilled team makes us a great long-term partner for both startups and established companies.

Execution equals excellence.

We truly commit to your digital app development project's success. We're passionate about turning your web & mobile application idea into a high-performance digital product with authentic design, smooth usability and amazing engagement. We provide nothing less than the best user experience possible.

High-quality code built for business growth

Our tech team ensures we always craft the best logic for your users and your strategy. Our scalable solutions are ready to accommodate any new features you might need - when your business evolves, our code evolves with you.