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“Coding is like writing a fiction story”

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

A colleague recently told me about issues developerS & coders face" I always end up writing the wrong code first and then I realize its a mistake and then I write the right code- everyday story". I am sure we all went through that situation. I ask many of my interviewees about the worst app they worked on, 90%have the same answer "I dont have a worst app , but I wish I could have made my first app better [...]

Switching careers – From Electronics to App Development- Abhishek Raj

By | March 22nd, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

"This is an important stage of your life, this is where you decide what you will do for the rest of your life" - Mostly everyone around me said this after my HSC OR 12th board exams. One of those milestone years where you are at crossroads of life apparently.You ponder over it , sleepless night, list down your dreams and ambitions etc and then finalize about something. Phew !!! The question is ; really does it matter so much, [...]

“Most developers love kotlin”- Srijith Narayanan

By | March 17th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

Its been here for a while now and developers have loved it so far. I speak to a lot of mobile app developers and all of them have the best regards for 'KOTLIN'. As mentioned in an earlier post  ,It’s developed by JetBrains, and the fact that these are the people behind a suite of IDEs, such as IntelliJ and ReSharper, really shines through in Kotlin.It’s pragmatic and concise, and makes coding a satisfying and efficient experience.Kotlin is even more statically typed than Java, which makes [...]

Key Challenges in Mobile App Testing

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

In the last few years, the Mobile app industry has grown humongous. The variety of apps and their ability to cater has been varied. To go hand in hand with the change the hardware has also changed dramatically. The different phones and their and ability to unleash an app to its full potential depends on the software. Each and every app is tested under various scenarios, different builds are tested and then an app is out of the oven. The complications in [...]

Top Three reasons for App Abandonement

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

 Retaining users for your mobile application is one area that a lot of brands struggle with. The reasons for deleting an app can vary from personal reason to app-related reasons. Increasing competition has also played a crucial role in retaining an app in our mobile phones. According to a study made by localytics in  2016 , 23% of users abandoned an app after one use. Roughly one year later they found the number has grown to 24% of users. We were [...]

Story of a Google Fanboy- Cyril Pillai

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

I am a Google Fanboy Thats exactly how his first blog starts and I absolutely had to interview him.A gamer at heart this young chap leaped further just to understand how his favorite games are made.His journey itself has been nothing short of a Game with different levels.Each level just got more exciting and interesting In conversation with Cyril Pillai - Android Developer at m.Paani.  Roadrash & CounterStrike Days - Level One I was exposed to computers for the first [...]

Car Servicing Done Right – Automovill Technologies Pvt Ltd.

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

Mridu Das & Chimay Baruah(Left to right) Car Servicing stories have been nothing less than horror stories. You can hear them everywhere, the complaints ,the cribbing,etc etc ;so when you find someone who tries to bridge between this gap  you have to talk to him . In conversation with the founders of Automovill: Mridu Das &Chinmay Baruah. It all happened when Mridu wanted to get his car serviced at one of the authorized service centers, one of the biggest [...]

Career Advice from a twenty year old – A roadmap to App development .

By | February 10th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

Advice from a twenty year old  ,that too career...well why not.I have done many interviews of people who have started their companies,have loads of work experience and done tonnes to inspire us. They have inspired a lot of  millennials  to take career decisions and much more. So this time I wanted to hear it directly from the horses mouth, This is a tete-tete with a twenty year old with two months of work experience,his journey so far and his road [...]

College Days : Before and After the App Revolution

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

Lets just start this story with a Once upon a time.... Once upon a time, not long time ago when we were college students there were no smartphones and no apps to make our lives easier.We thought our lives were already sorted; we knew where to eat, where to collect books, where to shop and party and any updates about anything happening in the college from tests, to events to examination timetables, were all word of mouth. Mostly from the mouths of [...]

In conversation with the head of Paytm- Build for India . Saurabh Jain

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: App Startup Journeys|

When there's a will there's a way We live in a world full of stereotypes and judgements, anything that's not normal is usually not greeted. In a country full of engineers and doctors and other scholars we push our kids to do their best in what we think is best for them. Our education system is predesigned in a format that does not cater to every child. As a child, I loved History and Geography but Maths was not my favorite but [...]