Building a mobile application can add revenue and capitalize on a booming market. However, considering the intricacies of developing such an application, many usually outsource this task to professional developers rather than attempting such a feat themselves.
In this article, we're going to be exploring the average time and money required to build an app, along with the avenues through which it can be done.
When outsourcing the project to a company, there are different parameters for the time it takes for the app to reach its completion. Developing an application from start would take between three to six months, and the expenses would vary depending on the type and complexity of the application. Most companies have an hourly fee, while others may analyze the project and provide a flat rate. We estimate that the price rate may vary between a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars.
1) Developing the App with Your Own Team
For this option, corporations need to have a software team. Most apps are built on complex coding frameworks such as Android and iOS, and trained developers would be required to develop the programming architecture for any of these systems. Paying software professionals employed within the company may be a comparatively feasible option. However, not all organizations may have a software department at their disposal.
For corporations that lack the software background, and wish to avoid the additional costs of hiring professionals, there is a third option available:
2) Using an App Maker
Although rarely considered a viable option, this alternative allows people with no background in software to bring applications to life. App makers, as they're called, are produced by many companies and offer software related tools for ordinary people. These app building engines allow you to create the basic features and design of your app through a simple drag-and-drop system. The software weaves whatever remains of it.
Developing applications, both for the web as well as for mobiles, is usually thought of as a complicated process that consumes time and money. However, there are numerous avenues for building apps that anyone can explore. But if you're in need of professional help, Openwave comes with rich experience and a motivated team. We can build you quality-driven applications that please customers through efficiency, and user-friendliness.