Chapter 4: Developing and Testing Your App
“Quality means doing it right when nobody is looking.”
Without a doubt, picking your developer can be the most overwhelming and difficult part of the project. If you don't understand a framework from a factory, how will you know the developer is someone you can trust to do a quality job for a reasonable price? Here's the catch. You can pay someone thousands to build your app and it ends up being riddled with bugs, or you could pay someone half that and your app does even more than you expected. That's because it's not about the costs, it's about the quality. In other words, you can hire a developer who might be charging you less, but it could take him ten times longer to finish your project and in the end actually costs you more because the code isn't up to par. Rather than pouring money down the drain, this chapter clears up a lot of the confusion about finding a seasoned developer you can trust.
It explains where to look for qualified and affordable developers and how to determine whether they are truly the crème de la crème they claim to be. It walks you through any challenging technical hurdles, shows you how to create a design specification that is both impressive and effective, and explains how to win over your developers so they're rooting for your success. It also lays out a practical plan for testing your app, ...