"Stand up if you have an App idea" talks about the building blocks behind modern web development best practices, citing that today's websites have a far easier means to monetise "Friction against buying on-line has been utterly minimised by the evolution of e-business."
As well as exploring the past decade of growth in online app creation, this article discusses the back-end of supporting software also, implying that the web development market is in a semi-stasis and that "right now we are sitting on a fairly stable technology plateau, most things online just work". It goes on to focus on the pre-cursor to good websites and apps, which it states is innovative ideas.
This blog post discusses many points surrounding the development of websites and web apps, providing statistics around the number of apps downloaded in the UK (across devices) as well as enthusiasm for would be web innovators.
Aimed at a non-technical audience, this article covers many of the points associated with getting an idea for an app or website built by a developer. From the freelance web developer market through to getting a prototype web application built or a prototype app made.
An excerpt from the post:
"The reasons it’s the perfect time to get a website idea or app made":
● Leverage Professional Developers Cost Effectively
● Our Economies are Weak but Online Sales are Up
● Frictionless Online Selling and Strong Trust Association
● Huge Consumer Marketplaces Begging for Innovative Ideas
About the Author
Woody Hayday is StormGate's CTO and lead developer; he consults and develops web app prototypes and web platforms for clients and manages internal projects.
About StormGate Ltd.
StormGate is a web development company based in the United Kingdom. StormGate build apps, websites & communities, for general release and for clients. Their projects are as diverse as to range from WordPress plugin's to total social music platforms. Specialists in rapid application development, prototyping and multi-site integration they offer development and project support for first time web entrepreneurs and on-going development for veteran on-line businesses.