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Software developer designing a mobile app 5 Areas to Focus On for a Great Mobile App UX

During mobile app development, the user experience should be at the forefront of your creative process. For an application to become popular among users, you have to think about the users and the various ways they’ll interact with your application. Here are five areas to pay attention to when designing for optimum UX.

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Betty Lockwood
crystal ball Predictive Analytics to Give Quality Engineering a Facelift

Test automation is only as smart as we design it to be, but automation combined with artificial intelligence and machine learning is what can enable predictive analytics to produce smart outcomes—and that is the facelift quality engineering will soon receive.

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Mukesh Sharma
Five-star app rating Why Your Software Team Shouldn’t Aim for a Five-Star App Rating

Star ratings are important, but many teams are so focused on that metric that it is killing their apps and hurting their business. Having a five-star rating stops innovation, puts teams under pressure, and can even get you fired. Here's why you shouldn't obsess over that perfect score.

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Jason Arbon
Why Vetting App Ideas Is Becoming More Important

Even though mobile app development numbers are sky-rocketing, statistics indicate that only a very small percentage of apps actually make it big—with the average shelf life of a mobile app being thirty days. Are there things that can be done at the app ideation stage to improve the shelf life?

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Rajini Padmanaban
Lessons Learned from Failed Apps

The industry is increasingly emphasizing the need for a longer shelf life for applications, which was under thirty days just a few years back. Why is this number low, and what can we learn from applications that fail to survive in the marketplace, let alone thrive?

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Rajini Padmanaban
Is Independent Testing Impacted by Increased Mobile App Development?

Independent testing is done by those not directly involved in developing the software. The trend of developers covering the entire app development process is popular now, but there's concern regarding whether a rise in app development will adversely impact the positioning of independent testing.

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Mukesh Sharma
What's More Important: Mobile App Performance or User Experience?

More and more, users are expecting increasingly responsive apps on day one, and if certain actions take just a single second longer than what they feel is justifiable, the app could be uninstalled before it’s ever really given a chance. But more complex apps might just be slower. Which is the priority?

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Josiah Renaudin
Mobile App Development Just Got Easier

Mobile app development is becoming increasingly sophisticated with handy tools and platforms that ease the developer’s role, but mobile app development is no longer restricted to just developers. Rajini Padmanaban looks at new mobile app development tools and how development just got easier.

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Rajini Padmanaban