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Things To Look For When Hiring a Mobile Developer

Updated: Jul 26, 2021

Take an insight on what we believe are the necessary steps to hiring a Mobile Developer or Mobile Workshop Company.

What do Mobile Developers do?

Mobile Developers are types of software developers who specialize in creating mobile technologies. They typically focus on building apps on platforms owned by Google, Apple, and Microsoft's Windows. Each major company offers a platform where Mobile developers can learn languages for that platform and their respective development environment. There are however, a handful of major mobile platforms that have their own core language or languages (ex. Java for Android, Objective-c for apple, and c# for windows. These technologies, however, are always changing! So why are we discussing the basics of coding? Because, when you're looking to hire a mobile developer, one of the first questions you should ask yourself is "What platform and devices do I want my future app to be accessible on?".


If initiating research sounds daunting, and you're looking for assistance before you spend anymore time doing research, Applicoding Recommends speaking with a mobile developer or CIO (Chief Information Officer). CIOs oversee people, processes, and technologies within a companies or individuals organization to ensure they deliver outcomes that support the goals of the business.

Here are a list of items to consider when looking for a Mobile Developer

  1. The Technology, and methodology the company uses.

  2. Their past work.

  3. Understand what your goals and time frame are for your app idea.

  4. Know weather you want/ need maintenance for your app after its launched.

  5. Ask for their pricing structure beforehand. ( many companies do it differently.)

  6. Know where your developer is based out of.

  7. Assure your mobile developer is capable of integrating application programming interfaces (APIs) to support mobile functionality.

This is just the surface of things to know about who you chose to bring your idea to life. Let's go into a little more detail about this list and why they all matter.

Why it's important to know where you developer is based out of

Understanding what technology and methodology the company uses

Why you should review the company's past work

Why your programmer needs to understand API's

Why you need to become familiar with your app's goals and your timeframe.

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