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Mobile App Development

Mobile App Development

Lunch sharing at Impact Hub, Singapore. 20160728

Notes here: http://hboon.com/mobile-app-development/

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Hwee-Boon Yar

July 28, 2016
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  1. TOP 5 N THINGS ABOUT MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

  2. TECHNICAL

  3. BOON @HBOON

  4. APP DEVELOPMENT

  5. SMALL

  6. APP STORE

  7. SLOW DEPLOYMENT CYCLES > Web — Instant > Android —

    hours > iOS - days/weeks
  8. APP STORE PROMOTIONS

  9. 60 days to do the development ... total development cost

    of $200,000 — Craig Hockenberry of IconFactory, Twitterrific
  10. THE APP

  11. > Frontend (the "app") > Backend > Dashboards > Web

    site/app > Internal tools
  12. Obj-C OR Swift?

  13. RubyMotion OR React Native?

  14. iOS OR Android iOS and Android

  15. WATERFALL ITERATIVE

  16. FIND A GOOD DEVELOPER

  17. > Communication > Get things done > Always learning >

    Waterfall or iterative? > Automated testing > Code review > Regular builds/code drops
  18. DEV SHOPS vs INDIVIDUALS

  19. INDIVIDUALS / FREELANCERS / CONSULTANTS

  20. > Limited manpower > Bus factor = 1 > May

    need to assemble your own team
  21. LOW COMMUNICATION OVERHEAD

  22. AREAS OF INVOLVEMENT

  23. SPECIALISTS vs GENERALISTS

  24. 10X DEVELOPER

  25. DEV SHOPS

  26. PACKAGE DEAL

  27. > Local sales & project managers > Offshore developers >

    Designers > QA team > More established/rigid process > Can't talk to developers
  28. PORTFOLIO

  29. SALES AND PRE-SALES

  30. WHERE?

  31. HOW?

  32. > Small > App store > Expensive > Good and

    Bad developers > Communication > Dev shops vs individuals
  33. QUESTIONS?