As the internet made global dealings possible, so did the investors who were interested in its WEB DEVELOPMENT. The internet continues to play a major role in developing applications for the web. Web applications are the policy implemented on the web through the use of data services. This article will introduce you to different phases of application development for the web.
Before going directly to the phases, it is worth making a note of entities that requires web apps.
Who Needs It?
There are many people that require applications; this generally includes business professionals for business-to-business communication and business-to-customer communication. Many corporations in the world look for a safe and secure network for business dealings. And the process is becoming common and popular with a lot of international firms who are outsourcing project in different countries. Today, businesses need a secure network from a simple fund transfer to the most complex app that updates pricing globally.
The Phases in a Web Application Project Before bidding for any project, it is important for a company to make note of a number of resources and skills required to complete that project. If you have all that is required, go ahead with your bidding process.
After you brought in the project, it is important to be completed within the given timeframe. The web application development passes through four stages:
- Deciding goals of the project
- Devising the plan
- QA &Testing
Let’s take a look on what these phases mean and who does what.
Deciding upon the goals of the project- In this phase, all those (managers, TL, developers etc.) assigned to the project discuss and establish the goals that a solution must achieve. However, for setting goals the team must recognize the limitations that are placed on the project scheduling, future problems (if any comes in) and versioning of the application. The purpose of this phase is to prepare the project documentation on what the application will achieve.
Devising the plan- This is the Q&A phase where you should answer certain questions like what scripting language is suitable here, which features it should include, how much time will it take for development. The team should prepare two types of plan:
- Project plan- defines a timeframe of events and tasks
- Functional specifications- defines how the application will work.
DevelopmentOnce the goal is set and plan is ready, it’s time to start with the development work. The programmer, begin coding, testing and publishing data. A milestone document is prepared by the development team, which is handed over to the management for review.
QA & Testing- After the product is developed, it passes through the testing phase. This phase focus on bug detection and removal, and detecting and resolving application issues.