With every passing day, mobile penetration is increasing in every nook and corner of the world. And, it is expanding at a staggering speed. Naturally, that would mean that if you want to continue growing your market share, you ought to get mobile app development done for your business.
The idea behind the article is to briefly introduce you to the main aspects of the mobile app development before you jump on the wagon. There are mainly three critical strata to the product. Let us discuss each layer one by one:
1) Front-end development
The other word for Front-end development is also client-side development. Why so? Well, this is the front part of the app that the clients would typically see, demand changes, and approve; before it finally, goes to the floor. The two crucial aspects of Front-end development are UX (User experience) and UI (User Interface)
- UI is the actual design with which a user that visits your mobile app would interact. That includes the web pages, buttons, tabs, and other visual elements. It is best to keep your UI clean and minimal.
- UX is the experience that people derive when they interact with your mobile app. A good UX would include simple search, easy navigation, appropriately linked pages, etc. The UX has a key role in ensuring that your audience spends a good, great, and long time on your app.
2) Backend development
Backend development involves coding and programming part of your mobile app development. Often, this is called the server side development.
During the backend development, the coders actually design the logic and write codes to run a program successfully. The goal of backend development is to ensure that the application is producing results as expected. The backend is the enabler of the frontend. Some of the common languages used for backend development are PHP, Python, and Ruby.
A database is not just that part of the application that stores all the data. But, the purpose of the database is to ensure that the stored data is kept in an organized way so that it can be readily assessed, used, edited, and updated.
Indeed, for businesses today their data is one of the most valuable assets. For all the strategy designing to decision making and execution, the historical data plays a critical role.
The final takeaway
For businesses today, a mobile app is that tool that can render them an instant push and help them outshine any competition. Front-end development, backend development, and database management are the three veins of any mobile application that requires attention and skilled execution to get that final product, which can deliver up to expectations.