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App Accomplished: Strategies for App Development Success by Carl Brown

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7. Finding a developer

Once you’ve made the decision that you want to contract with a mobile developer, how do you go about doing it? Although this chapter is called Finding a Developer, we aren’t going to talk about running a web search for “contract app developer.” The hard part of finding a developer is not getting a list of potential developers (Google can give you 20 million results in 0.27 seconds), but in narrowing that list down to a few that should be worth your time to contact.

Do you really need one? Do you want an independent developer or a creative agency? What are the pros and cons of each type? Does it matter if the developer is local or overseas? Could a bright college student with a couple of apps in the store do just as good ...

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