How to Be a Google Play Developer
One of the things to which developers have when creating an application is whether they must be registered as a developer with Apple or Apple developer account and Google Play Developer console or not in order to publish their apps for Apple as well as Android devices. Well, the short and simple answer for this is yes but, you're not required to have both only to publish on a single platform.
Let's say that you want to make an app for Apple devices, then it must be available in iTunes App Store for users of iOS to download them. Apple developer program has intentionally set this requirement to provide protection to their users and also, to regulate the type of content available for their devices. This is going to cost the developers at least 99 dollars a year for the license which gives them permit to publish unlimited apps.
There are lots of other ways on how you could create an app for Android devices. The simplest among which is via Google Play Store with a Google Developer App Account. The google developer console allows the developers to publish and distribute applications easily straight from their accounts to users of any Android compatible devices.
Similar to iTunes, this allows Google to protect users from any contents that are harmful to the devices or inappropriate. As for the cost for a Google Developer Account and at the same time, to publish unlimited number of apps on Play Store, only 25 dollars has to be settled.
Say for instance that you're interested to join in this program, the first thing you should do is to register for a Google Play Developer account to install android sdk. In order to do that, you must visit Google Play Console and enter your basic info regarding Google Play developer identity like name, email address, contact details and so forth. Read the distribution agreement in Google Play Account Developer and Sign it for your region or country. Apart from that, it is important that the store listings and the applications that you are going to publish on Google Play ought to comply with US export law as well as Developer Program Policies.
Once done, pay 25 dollars for the registration fee using Google payments and say that you do not have a Google payments account, you can set one up quickly during the process. When the registration for a Google Developer account has been verified, you will get a notification through the email address you've used during the registration. You can now log in to your account after the registration is verified. By being a developer, it gives you the opportunity to use Developer Console features like cloud test lab, staged rollouts, alpha and beta tests, acquire users and more.