Android integrated buyers and seller through a Novel App

Bibek Bora, Bibek Goswami and Gyandip Boruah

Author Affiliations

  • 1SEWA (A Non-Governmental Organisation), Jorhat, Assam, India
  • 2Electronics and Communication Engineering in Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • 3Electronics and Communication Engineering in Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 8, Issue (3), Pages 1-7, September,26 (2019)


Abstract Today more than 60% of the world population uses a Smart phone and 80% of those smart phones runs on Android OS. Its 21st century now and customers in retail stores did not like to wait in a queue to do the billing of the product or room from store to store in search of single product. So as to the rescue Mobile Shopping application came to the scene making the shopping process less time consuming and more convenient. Also for a producer it becomes very difficult to go and search for an adequate place to sell their products especially for the small scale producers. This paper describes a new composing of ‘Android Application’ useful for Android Smart phones that provides a single platform to exchange their goods for both buyers and sellers. The aforesaid novel app is based on Android OS design to share the database with the website being run on a single server, it means our application will be a result of integration with the web server for sharing the required resources and the database. The primary focus of this research work is to create an internet based shopping opportunity using the novel android app and integrate the seller part inside it with the help of a software programmed to run on XAMPP Server that will be kept connected to the MySQL database at the same time. The GUI of the App will be suitable for different electronic devices be it be mobile phones or tablet. This will facilitate the customers to use the App for online shopping and even sell their products, on their devices with Android OS. The app is designed with a very attractive and user friendly theme that allows the user to modify easily according to their need be it for buying or selling a product through online. A proper application level caching is also desired to implement and maintain to support the developers.