It's been about 5 months since I made the decision to move into the mobile development space. A decision like that takes an initial investment. An investment to learn something new and that means time and even monetary investment.
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If you have been using the Internet for a while, you have no doubt come across your fair share of poorly designed websites. There is more to web design than just how a website looks. For a website to be considered a good design, usability also has to be part of the equation.
This week, I completed a series of updates for a client's web app and a major headache of the process was discovering that a vendor for one of the software packages used in the app has abandoned it.
Software projects can become very complex because they often involve many people working together at a time. The people working together include developers, designers, analysts and clients.
There is no denying that mobile devices are taking up more of our lives and our time. It is therefore understandable if business owners feel the pressure to build a mobile app. That being said, is a mobile app right for your business?
When people think of learning, they often associate with the idea of going to school. However learning can take many forms and for a developer going to college or university is just one of the ways to learn.
As a developer, I get excited about everything I am working on when developing websites and mobile apps. It is in my interest to be familiar with every aspect from design to the different components that go into development including the type and versions of components used.
Data is the main driver behind any application be it a desktop, mobile or web app. The developer of an application builds it around how users interact with data. Data keeps track of entities and actions within an app.
In software development, as in the real world, stuff happens and it is important to be prepared. There is a lot that can go wrong when developing a website or an app. It is important to be prepared for any eventuality.
If you are like me, Google services take up a large part of your life. You might use Gmail as your mail service, use Google Search to navigate your way around the Web and if you are not using an iPhone, you have an Android phone.