When you have decided to go down the route of developing bespoke software you will often be asked by your developer where do you want it to be hosted. Although cost is a driving factor it is often not the only one to make the right decision.
So another year has started and we often use the first few weeks to start implementing our plan for the year ahead, but have you thought about your software requirements?
Development can be expensive but still be good value to your business or be cheap but still not worth it. The trick is to have a sensible budget in mind, one that is right for your business, so that when your quotes come in you have something to compare it against and make the right decision.
Learning to develop software can be a rewarding hobby or career, but with so many languages and options for how to learn available it can feel like making the right decision on where to start for a complete beginner is almost impossible. In this post we introduce some of the concepts and early decisions you can make that we will build on in later posts.
We recently wrote about web applications versus native mobile apps and some of the pros and cons to think about before embarking on designing one over the other. Well there is a third option available that is new(ish) and gaining a lot of traction. 2018 may be the year to consider developing your application as a Progressive Web App.