News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Justin Carmony's Blog:
Software Development With Clients In Mind
February 02, 2009 @ 15:17:45

Justin Carmony has written up a new article about something every developer (and/or development business) struggles with when hacking away at their code - keeping what the clients want in mind.

Why does it seem so hard to deliver quality products to clients? Sometimes it feels like clients either don't appreciate quality, or they have their priorities all mixed up. [...] These seems rather obvious, but in-fact many developers get caught up in quality and then are totally surprised when their clients aren't happy. Why? Because as developers we notice and respect quality a great deal more than suitability.

Part of the problem is that clients don't care about the quality behind the scenes. Most of the time, they just want to see results and don't really care how it was done. He focuses on one thing that can really help you in dealing with these clients - keeping up with that their needs are, not just assuming. This includes a few more specific tips:

  • Meet the Client
  • See the Need
  • Open Communication
  • Frequent Client Feedback
  • Usability Testing
1 comment voice your opinion now!
software development client focus quality usability


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Job Posting: Next Internet Seeks Senior Software Engineer (San Francisco, CA)

Job Posting: Viveli, Inc Seeks Software Engineer/Computer Programmer (Chicago, IL)

SitePoint PHP Blog: Continuous Deployment Revisited

Kevin Waterson's Blog: When Tutorials Attack

Juozas Kaziukenas' Blog: SQL Native Client as MSSQL driver for Zend Framework


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


database hack release introduction install podcast facebook project unittest security hhvm performance application package symfony2 example component composer language framework

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework