development of iOS apps

App Development Series: Intellectual Property

“This idea’s mine and nobody else’s!” Although the execution of your app is paramount, the intellectual property behind it is extremely valuable too. This begs the question: who owns your app’s idea? For that matter, who owns the code? Maybe you own the idea because you came up with it, and maybe your developer owns[…]

development of iOS apps

App Development Series: Different Business Models

“I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” – J. Wellington Wimpy Communication, as this series has discussed, is a cornerstone of the partnership between you and your developer. It’s essential when your developer’s building the app, but it’s equally essential for discussing their pay rate. There are a few different business models that[…]

development of iOS apps

App Development Series: The Building Process

“It’s Wednesday. Do you know what your developer is doing?” You’re not going to watch your developer type every single line of code into this app. But you, the customer, still want to see regular progress in some form, or maybe you’re just thinking of a change. It’s reassuring for any customer to know the project is[…]

development of iOS apps

App Development Series: The Ideal Developer

Starting a business partnership is rarely simple, but it’s often very exciting. In the case of mobile app development, finding the ideal developer to hire requires you to find out a lot about them. Ideally, they’ll not only have experience, reliability and reasonable pricing, but they’ll also be genuinely nice to work with. Here, I’ll walk[…]

development of iOS apps

App Development Series: Introduction

Coming soon: The Majordomo introduces a new blog: the App Development Series! Over the next several months, this blog will narrate the complex business of app development, from the client’s point of view. Trying to find the right app developer is a tricky business, but even trickier is getting the app built to specifications that leave nothing lacking and leaves[…]