Software Quality Assurance within a Development Environment
Throughout our process of app development in Singapore, our code snippets are ever evolving, being rewritten and optimized for specific functions. Our software developers frequently merge them into the programs base code, after which we will run each program through our compatibility testing procedures. Our team will always try to include necessary debugging scripts into the code to help us discover and fix potential issues within the program.
When we near completion of a given project we will then look to finish any testing and quality assurance processes that we have deemed necessary for the software. The customized software is then placed upon a “staging server” or “UAT environment” which behaves in an identical way to a regular server. This ensures that the program is functional in a real-world setting and conforms to realistic test simulations. Working closely with our trusted cloud partners we ensure that our clients have access to any tools they need to access UAT and staging environments. This access can also be provisioned into in-house facilities should that be the desired target location.
The majority of the programs that we create are then converted into several executable files in preparation for deployment into the various production platforms. The team will also produce a setup program, which is used to install the new software, with the appropriate build tools. Due to the number of platforms and hardware typically found within a company’s IT landscape new programs have to be widely tested, to ensure smooth interoperability. If your program is to also required to be hosted on both Linux and Windows then it is likely that a separate version of the program may have to be created to support these dual stacks.
Experience, Learning and Continuous Evolution of Techniques
Considering how fast the technology sector has grown in recent years it’s no wonder that software products evolve so frequently. The way that we typically produce a given piece of software could be disrupted at any time, requiring new tools and a new approach. If you compare this to say construction, while construction is certainly challenging in terms of labor and delivery timeframes, a buildings core blueprint will likely remain the same over the life of the project. Whereas in a software development company there is always a risk that changes in technology, direction or design will impact a running project. During the lifecycle of a large project it is more than likely that some of the technology we are using to build the product will be updated by the vendor. This a factor that every app development company here in Singapore must take into consideration, and account for during their process.
Professional app developers will always wish to stay up to date with the latest developments in technology, programming, and other related technology fields that could impact the profession. At the same time good developers are likely to be educating themselves on new products, tools and hardware that could either help future projects, or introduce new challenges. Also keeping an eye on other areas like eCommerce, security standards and emerging trends is important. Having foresight and being able to predict trends and the direction of the industry benefits the developer’s career and improves the standard of work.
What is valued most in from software developers in Singapore however is the time old cliché of “experience”. As it is in most industries, nothing improves desirability within a team more than a few solid years of doing the job. Having an experienced, trustworthy and capable team is easily the most important factor to your software or app development success.Experience cannot be bought, and investing in an experienced and highly motivated team of talented developers will pay off in so many ways. Delivery of good software development in Singapore requires the right mix of tenacity and technical knowledge to make each project a success. At Red Sky Digital, we invest in the talent we have and are always on the lookout for the next potential enhancement to our team.
In short, working with us will bring you peace of mind and confidence that your project is being handled by a team who know how to make your ideas successful, delivering solutions on time, and in budget.