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Solution Path: How to Develop Great Mobile Applications

Published: 19 August 2014

ID: G00265186

Analyst(s): Kirk Knoernschild


Mobile apps are in demand. Unfortunately, the myriad of tools, platforms and frameworks combined with a lack of user experience design expertise can paralyze development teams. This Solution Path helps software development teams navigate through the process of delivering a great mobile app.

Table Of Contents

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • Step 1.0: Gain Insight to Mobile App Requirements
    • Mobile Devices Are Limited
    • Mobile Devices Are Powerful
  • Step 2.0: Map Requirements to Architecture
  • Step 3.0: Prototype the App
  • Step 4.0: Choose Development Tools and Frameworks
  • Step 5.0: Build the App

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