Being a scripting language to develop web solutions, PHP is immensely popular due to its wide set of features. Most importantly, developers have the absolute liberty to modify the developed web solution according to the their precise requirements. Being highly flexible, this programming language allows for easy integration as well.
The number of PHP programmers in India and abroad is increasing at a rapid pace; that should be a good news for businesses looking for professionals in this domain. However, one should understand that PHP development is not a child’s play. One needs to acquire & apply knowledge related to PHP development in order to make a really strong foothold in this highly competitive domain.
The Path to Cost-effective and Result-oriented PHP Development...
Project costing is a major issue for most clients; so are the results they expect from their development project in progress. Assigning a development project is not merely signing a contract with people who are capable of working on your project. Ideally, the path to correct project assignment goes via deep analysis of different aspects that revolve around PHP development.
Initially, you need to analyze your project requirements; keeping in mind the need & scope of developing the web solution according to your specifications. Secondly, you need to fix the budget considering your financial constraints and schedule the tasks to be undertaken for confirming the service provider. Depending on your budget and project size, you can go for a freelance developer or a professional PHP development company.
Once done with the project requirements, budget and scheduling; you can proceed to the process of shortlisting the service provider. Following tips will prove useful for this part.
Tips to Follow to Ensure Hiring Correctly…
Choosing a PHP developer for your project may seem troublesome; however, there are tips that you can follow to ensure making the right & informed decision. Here are the tips listed below
Go By the Past Experience: Always take the developer’s expertise in account while making the decision as this is something that can either make or break your project. Also make sure that the developer has good know-how of related development technologies like HTML, XHTML, Zend, AJAX, MySQL, Cakephp etc.
Check Testimonials & Ratings: Checking out the feedback received from the developer’s previous clients will give you a fair idea of how good his performance has been. Go through the testimonials, if any, to get a better picture of the client satisfaction index maintained by the PHP developer.
Negotiate Development Pricing: Ensure that you compare the rates quoted by the developer with that you are getting from other developers. It will further ensure that you are not getting over-charged. Also, ensure that the agreement includes all terms & conditions (including NDA), milestones etc., in clear.