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What is web development in a nutshell? It’s always about solving a problem efficiently, not a bunch of code. Focus on time and money saving in web development.
A common misconception for any company seeking to outsource web development services is that there is a strong relationship between price and quality. While it is always a good idea to pay a fair price for quality work, an inflated price is no longer the sign of high customer satisfaction levels. Instead, when answering the question “how much does web development cost?” it is more important to focus on the practices and approaches used by web development services to save time and money for their customers.
Only 20% of software projects today end in a timely manner, without going over budget, and completely satisfying their customers. So how is TRIARE managing to offer the best web development saving time and money for its customers? The secret is in our systematic and flexible approach that avoids complexity and places customer’s needs at the forefront.
Cutting corners in system design means foregoing unnecessary steps and following the core requirements of a project. The benefit of adding features may lead to a loss of initial vision and focus of a project. The experience shows that this approach is essential for saving time and ensuring cost efficiency. For instance, novice developers are commonly creating fragile and overcomplicated solutions that transform into superior alternatives when more experienced developers take the charge.
Isolating tasks and entities in the web application development process contributes to the quality of the process. Such an approach decreases the longevity of each component and speeds up the progress of each task by allowing a focused approach towards each specific component with minimum interruptions and shared responsibilities. Specifically, the development and debugging stages benefit substantially from focusing on each entity separately to correct any inconsistencies or deviations.
A common-sense approach that often skips the process guidelines of many web developers. It is always faster and cheaper to look for fixes and patches in the developed product. Each functionality receives its own share of attention from our QAs, preventing the waste of time and resources. TRIARE team excels at this by implementing Test-Driven Development. It means we eliminate most of the bugs before a possibility to create one.
It is never a good idea to favor time over quality since it usually backfires in the end by transforming into additional time needed for fixes and patches. A sustainable development process seeks the prevention of errors and inconsistencies over their detection and elimination during the final stages. Tracking user debt in a form of user stories creates a backlog of documentation that enables early detection of issues. TRIARE allocates separate time for reviewing the completed work and detecting any issues at the early stages.
Keeping in mind an ability to scale the project and expand its outreach is always a good idea in web development programming. It might be challenging to balance between the short-term goals and the long-term perspectives, but simple consideration for new libraries or operating systems goes a long way in the cost efficiency component of our interaction and product delivery approaches.
Naturally, a reliable product is the ultimate goal of any web app development process. We source ours from a well-designed and applied architecture that contributes to the creation of stable applications without inconsistencies by defining how specific code parts interact with each other. In this context, decreasing rework is vital by finding bugs in the early stages and creating better specifications.
Catching bugs early lowers the time needed for a developer to fix them because the memory of the code is still fresh for them. The speed of the testing process also affects the duration of finding and fixing bugs because of the same memory-related concern. Creating better specifications implies using visual techniques for explanations, holding pre-feature meetings, and ensuring dialogue in the communication.
Web app development services benefit from software automation tools and support the money-saving and time-saving frameworks. Such tools, including cloud technology, increase the speed of information and data transfer between the team members. When the projects involve multiple teams, it is common to face issues with the timely transfers between the teams. Long waiting times may stem from the longer development cycles and preparation of the required documentation. Fast track development became possible with the software automation tools that also reduce the initial delays.
Task switching occurs when a developer receives a part of the work from another developer. The resulting acknowledgment, familiarization, and rework contribute to the additional time necessary for web service development. Automatic deployment tools or internal applications resolve the mentioned issue by connecting different environments and managing large releases in an organized manner.
Finally, any company that considers itself masters in web development should have a superpower. In our case, its modular architecture for web and mobile development. This approach offers solid test coverage, isolates new features to avoid functionality bugs during implementation, and separates dependency of different areas of the app. Using this architecture pattern, TRIARE builds cross platform mobile apps even faster. Did we mention reliability, too?
The guidelines, approaches, and goals listed above may create an impression that there is no silver bullet that can lower costs and minimize the time needed for each development project. Such a statement is only partially true because TRIARE views it as a part of a bigger picture composed of smaller puzzle pieces.
In an environment of prevailing simplicity, separation of tasks, consistent testing preceding implementation, and avoidance of technical debt cost efficiency is high and waiting times are negligible. Achieving these goals results in quality web development solutions at optimal costs within the scheduled terms. It is always easier to respond to changing business dynamics with agility in case the underlying processes remain fully traceable.
Placing each piece in its place creates balanced and efficient solutions that meet specific needs and goals. Quality is always a foundation in this ongoing process of creation, testing, and implementation. Achieving sustainable growth at TRIARE means creating value using customer resources in the most efficient manner possible. These approaches contribute to the best web development practices that ensure effectiveness in the achievement of goals and benchmarks.