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In Part 4 of our App Development Lifecycle Series, Tim breaks down the final stage of development: deployment. We share our process for shipping production-ready code to the App and Play Stores, what to expect during the review process, and how this phase loops back to the strategy phase.

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In Part 3 of our App Development Lifecycle Series, Tim breaks down the Development and Testing Phases. We share how we work with our clients to develop custom mobile app systems, as well as how we test them to make sure they work how you (and your customers) expect it.

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In Part 2 of our App Development Lifecycle Series, Tim breaks down the Design Phase. Design is not only how your app looks, but also how it works. In this episode, we share how we work with our clients to design a valuable and easy-to-use mobile app experience for their users.

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Constant Variables by The Jed Mahonis Group - 6M ago

Validating an app idea requires objectivity, introspection, and a bit of blind faith. Tim and Rob discuss three metrics they use when approached to determine whether or not it would make a good mobile app.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why you need to find 10 people who are dying for your app to exist before you begin building it
  • How much commitment it takes to see an app succeed
  • The importance of thinking long-term when crafting an app idea

This episode is brought to you by The Jed Mahonis Group, who builds mobile software solutions for the on-demand economy. Learn more at http://jmg.mn.

Recorded February 22, 2018 | Edited by Jordan Daoust

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When building an on-demand app, who do you try to get on your platform first: customers or service providers? In this episode, Tim and Rob suggest 7 techniques you can use to sustainably grow your on-demand app.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How to get large by starting small
  • The value in acting as the service provider yourself
  • Why getting your 1,000 true fans is crucial to success
  • That money really does solve all your problems

This episode is brought to you by The Jed Mahonis Group, who builds mobile software solutions for the on-demand economy. Learn more at http://jmg.mn.

Recorded December 14, 2017 Edited by Jordan Daoust

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A common way to cut down on mobile app development costs is to only build out one platform at a time. Tim and Rob explain the advantages to building on either iOS or Android, and provide tips for choosing which platform is right for your product.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which platform tends to bring in the most money
  • Which platform tends to attract the most users
  • The reason "fragmentation" can play a role in your decision to develop for Android

This episode is brought to you by The Jed Mahonis Group, who builds mobile software solutions for the on-demand economy. Learn more at http://jmg.mn.

Recorded November 2, 2017 Edited by Jordan Daoust

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Tim and Rob take a shot at answering the oldest question in software development: how long does it take to get an app shipped from scratch?

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • What exactly is an "on-demand app"?
  • The actual time in months that it takes on average to build an on-demand app (spoiler: it's anywhere from 3 to 6 months)
  • Steps you can take to speed up a development project before it even begins
  • What to do if your project stalls in the middle of development
  • Tips for getting your app into the App Store faster

This episode is brought to you by The Jed Mahonis Group, who builds mobile software solutions for the on-demand economy. Learn more at http://jmg.mn.

Recorded October 19, 2017 Edited by Jordan Daoust

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In Part 1 of our App Development Lifecycle Series, Tim breaks down the Strategy Phase. A well-considered strategy is critically important to the success of any project, especially a complex mobile app project. In this episode, we share how we work with our clients to build a plan for delivering an app that meets their business goals and provides value to their users.

Show notes for this episode can be found at constantvariables.co.

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Tim chats with Trinity Wiles, an entrepreneur and Global Coordinator at WatchPitch, about how to use your resources to your advantage when creating a mobile app.

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Constant Variables by The Jed Mahonis Group - 6M ago

Tim sits down with Amanda Brooks, creator of the FASTZach routing app, to discuss the lessons she learned in building a mobile app from the ground up.

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