Custom application development is meant for designing software that has been designed and programmed for a specific function/need. While all application development outsourcing is technically customized the difference is that packaged applications were designed with a general set of features to be used by diverse users. Custom application development is capable of producing practically any feature you may desire for your site. Time and money are virtually the only limiting factors. Quality planning and design is the key to successful Custom application development.
Much software development outsourcing companies offer opportunities to develop a competitive advantage by using technology in a more productive or effective way, including web application development. These solutions can become an efficient method for both industry leaders and small companies to reduce expenses and retain a competitive advantage. Many software development companies provide total flexibility in terms of custom application development - the process is essentially "Client Driven". It is important to remember that a well-designed database should provide the end product that is tailored to meet both your professional and practical business needs and therefore serve its intended purpose.
The Custom Application Development process normally includes, but is not limited to:
Comprehensive and detailed analysis of the business needs,
Preparation of design specifications
Initial design concept
Client support (Training & support material provided)
Ongoing development and maintenance
Most of services in the area of custom application development re focused on:
This includes web based, client/server application development and enhancements to legacy applications.
Migration and Customization
This includes: version upgrade services, database migration, re-engineering, functionality upgrades and porting.
When presented with a list of needs, Real Time's technical staff researches open source and commercial software solutions, which will save you valuable staff resources.
Real Time's technical staff can work within the parameters of a larger project to assist your staff or other outside consultants; be it maintenance programming or specific development.
The technical staff prides itself on a solid knowledgebase of open source options with new tools being researched on an ongoing basis.
Whenever possible, Real Time takes full advantage of Linux for the application development environment because of it's reliability, flexibility and low cost.
For the highest quality end product, the development environment and production environment should be the same. Beyond the benefits listed in OS Environment, Linux also has great flexibility, which ensures quicker development.