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Understanding the Waterfall Software Development Model

Waterfall software development recognizes the process as a combination of distinct steps that proceed downward, much like an actual waterfall.  The waterfall model also represents the fact that a process cannot go back once it proceeds to the next phase.  There are five phases to this popular model including requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing and maintenance. Requirements Analysis The first phase in the waterfall software development model, requirements analysis is the process of determining exactly what the client wants from a developer.  Here, the two will discuss project expectations in a manner that makes it easy for both the client and developer to understand.  It is important that both parties enter the waterfall software development process with everything on the table.  The developer needs to understand the client’s business inside and out to develop a specification of the software requirement.  Remember that the waterfall model can only move forward.  Since the requirements analysis phase is the first one of the process, many developers consider it to be the most important part. Design Software development involves an in-depth coding process.  Before coding, developers need to create a design that satisfies the requirements determined in the initial analysis phase.  The design specification serves...
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The Benefits of Android App Development

Not too long ago, Apple introduced the world to the smartphone that would change the mobile industry forever – the revolutionary iPhone.  Along the way, the world would once again find itself wide-eyed over a number of mobile devices including the iPad and Google’s very own Android smartphone platform and tablet.  The appeal to these devices is not only tons of apps available at the push of a button, but also the ability to use these mobile apps anytime, anywhere.   Mobile apps fit into the daily lives of people with all types of interests, needs and requirements, making business operations simple and entertainment a constant availability.  From medicine to sports, education and more, mobile apps play a crucial role in business development.  Let’s take a look at one of the most popular smartphone platforms available today, the powerful and unprecedented Android. Android and Your Business The Android boasts a laundry list of features that benefit businesses from all sectors.  At the end of the day, businesses want to make money and expanding the business worldwide through online marketing is among the top ways to do so.  When it comes to expanding businesses through online marketing, the Android device proves remarkably...
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jQuery 1.0.1 Mobile Framework Review

Every web developer has heard and probably is using jQuery framework, or a plug-in used in CMS is using jQuery. Well, jQuery have been on a long road and right now it seems that web and mobile web are becoming one – with jQuery Mobile. All app developers know that building app for iPhone, Android or other mobile device can be very time consuming as you need to write few different native application for different platforms. This new mobile framework is new hope for developers to unify user experience for different phones and tablets. For full list of supported platforms visit the official website. At these early stages it seems that new framework is very stable, highly customizable and easy to use, there are a lot of examples and source code on the main website, and as well it can be plugged to Phone Gap. jQuery Mobile Key Features Built on jQuery core Compatible with all major mobile, tablet, e-reader & desktop platforms Lightweight size Modular architecture HTML5 Markup-driven configuration Progressive enhancement Responsive design Powerful Ajax-powered navigation system Touch and mouse event support Powerful theme framework (ThemeRoller) Unified UI widgets If you have experience with jQuery, you will have kick start...
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