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Giacomo Balli
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Types of mobile apps that can be developed

There are many different kinds of apps you can develop. This goes beyond the categories that Apple groups the apps into. Often it's hard to pick one category that identifies your apps and specifically for this reason Apple allows you to select two of them (more if you're dealing with games). From a development point of view, you can divide apps into 6 types:



 





I usually spend a lot of time with clients "just" talking. As a consultant (and developer) it is essential for me, the expert, to understand what the client wants to get out of the app. Apps need to be seen as tools, medium to accomplish the desired outcome. 

I like to see it as a cocktail recipe. First I need to gather any piece of information I can regarding available assets (ingredients), time & money and acceptable kinds of return on investment (tastes).

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 21:36:50 +0000