Create a powerful mobile app with an appealing interface and custom functionality thoroughly-designed to serve your unique business needs and make your users happier.
Consumers’ behaviour and preferences are constantly evolving, and businesses have to transform even quicker to keep up with the market and stay on top of mind.
Create an exceptional app with an attractive design, intuitive interface, and convenient user experience.
Develop high-performing, scalable and native looking apps for Android devices with Kotlin and Java.
Make intuitive mobile apps with rich functionality for Apple mobile devices with Swift and Objective-C.
Build an app that runs across multiple platforms using the same codebase with Flutter or React Native.
Setup cloud or hardware infrastructure for app execution, components coordination, and API integrations.
Improve performance and throughput, upgrade UX/UI, and add new features to existing mobile apps.
Mobile apps unleash opportunities for business that couldn’t be otherwise obtained or substituted with different solutions. Apps are no longer an option—they are a must-have.
Mobile devices are in charge of roughly half of all website traffic and online purchases.
The mobile experience is designed to make ordinary customers’ lives easier, convenient, and fun.
Apps enable instant communication with customers and take loyalty programs to the next level.
Mobile apps allow sophisticated analytics integrations to improve marketing and sales results.
To ensure product integrity, speed up time-to-market, improve engineers productivity and save costs, we adhere to the following stages of a mobile application development lifecycle.
Determining functional and non-functional requirements, researching the competition, creating user personas, defining technology specifications, setting goals and KPIs to measure success.
Clarification of app requirements, UX planning, mockup approval, UI design and approval, creation of style guides, clickable app prototype, and deliverables for mobile developers.
Selection of app architecture, technologies for the back-end, frameworks, libraries, and ready made solutions, API design and integrations, database modeling, setup of CI/CD.
Sequential layered testing of crucial functionality, supplementary functionality, and layouts. Thorough security, usability, and performance testing, including high load and stress testing.
Submission of the app to the Apple App Store and Google Play. Upgrading the app with extended functionality. Processing user feedback and analytics for improvements.
Learning and developing an app on your own takes valuable time and resources. Concentrate on your business, while NIX covers you with what we’re good at—reliable mobile development.
We have been transforming business challenges into ready technology solutions before the very first smartphone was built. Leverage the technology expertise we’ve gained so far.
years of experience
Using a proprietary approach, best practices, and cutting-edge technologies, we’ve created advanced mobile solutions for various purposes and gained comprehensive industry expertise:
Enterprise mobile apps
GPS tracking & logistics
eCommerce & delivery
IoT & wearable devices
We really care about project success. At the end of the day, happy clients watching how their application is making the end user’s experience and life better are the things that matter.
IoT monitoring system for GPS tracking of various goods and providing real-time analytics and critical activity alerts to enable proactive management of every shipment anywhere in the world.
CarSoup – a fully-equipped system that offers a user-friendly car-buying environment with the most extensive selection of local vehicles and dealers online.
Management Platform is a customized solution for landlords to handle all aspects of running a successful property business.
Multifunctional Taxi Mobile App provides drivers with the most relevant information in real-time and shows various maps depending on the users’ locations and preferences.
The Alienware Arena app allows the user to interact with the website’s main features such as Arena Rewards, daily and weekly quests, along with being able to access game code giveaways, gaming news, and much more.
Web and mobile application for control of the temperature inside the building saving the maximum possible energy.
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More than half of our clients recommend NIX to colleagues and friends. Another half chose NIX by a recommendation. This is why client feedback and satisfaction are our #1 priorities.
SVP of Engineering at Cengage
“Delivering high-quality code”
Director of Operations at CarSoup
“It is hard to impress me, and NIX kept me happy”
Sr. Director of Engineering for MindTap
“NIX is doing an amazing job”
Chief Technology Officer at Sparkle Stories LLC
“Quickly and professionally”
VP R&D at HumanEyes
“You have done the work perfectly”
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We are proud that independent organizations and experts have highly valued the quality of our services. It motivates us to excel more and improve our standards to offer clients better technology solutions.
Custom mobile apps are designed to satisfy tailored customer needs, create unique user experience, and implement exceptional design. They provide the highest performance, security, better resilience and scalability. With custom mobile app development you can realise uncommon business ideas, add new functions with each iteration, build complex apps to meet special consumers needs, address market challenges, and stand out from the competition.
Typically there are 3 types of mobile application development:
Each approach was designed to tackle a specific business need with resource availability in mind. Basically they differentiate in terms of performance, time-to-market, and cost. Each type has its pros and cons that we’ll define and explain later.
Native application development is the process of building an app using a programming language native to the device and operating system.
This means that with native development you’ll always need to build two different versions of the app—one for Apple devices and another for Android. This results in the necessity to hire at least two engineers or teams to target each platform, which eventually increases the scope of work and cost. On the other hand, with native app development your app can achieve the best performance and resource efficiency. The biggest challenge for native app developers is to make the UI and UX look similar between the Android and iOS app versions while maintaining devices’ native appearance and features (buttons, navigation).
Cross-platform app development is the process of building an app using an intermediate programming language that is not native to the device’s operating system. Cross-platform apps are developed with React Native, Flutter, Xamarin, and others. With a cross-platform approach, a part or all of the code can be shared across targeted platforms—for instance, both iOS and Android. In some cases the app code could be reused even across web and desktop apps. Cross-platform apps usually incorporate some native programming code to resolve technical and visual discrepancies between operating systems, access some native device functions, or improve performance.
With cross-platform mobile app development only one team of mobile engineers is required for a project. Moreover, the time-to-market and app development cost could be decreased by almost double. The biggest challenge of cross-platform development is making the core code base holistic and scalable while keeping the amount of native OS-specific code injections as low as possible.
Choose what is more important to you: performance or cost. Native applications have the best performance and cross-platform app development is mostly cheaper. Choosing a particular programming language between decent alternatives is more about the access to qualified resources. You should go with the technology that will allow you to hire engineers easily and quickly. If you want to learn more—take a look at our special series of mobile technology comparisons: Flutter vs React Native.
“Great things in business are never done by one person…” — Steve Jobs. There are a lot of big companies that have been taking advantage of engineering outsourcing, like Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Alibaba and many others. According to our customer survey, the most valuable benefits of outsourcing application development are:
It’s not an easy thing to assemble a qualified app development team, provide them with interesting tasks, keep them motivated, and sustain professional growth. Outsourcing provides flexibility of engaging tailored engineering talents (like BA or data scientists) whom you are unlikely to offer a permanent position.
Gathering a dream engineering team is tough. The cost-first approach results in low-quality code, cutting corners on critical activities (like QA), and ultimately leading to the necessity to rewrite the application from scratch with a different team.
More than a half of our clients return when considering a new software product and recommend NIX to their networks. We believe that recommendations of colleagues and friends is the shortest way to find a reliable app development company.
Nevertheless, do not trust only words; dig deeper until you become confident about your decision. To improve the likelihood of successful collaboration consider researching the following areas:
Learn more about how to choose the right development partner in our special article.
Customers want to be smart buyers and get transparency and control from the devices in their pockets—not only within opening hours, but every time they feel the need, instantly and easily.
The penetration of mobile devices is increasing as well as the amount of installed apps and daily active users. The competition between apps for users’ attention is getting tougher.
Custom application development is the process of designing, engineering and releasing a unique app for mobile devices in accordance with specific business, technical and design requirements. Unlike off-the-shelf solutions, custom apps are built to satisfy a specific customer’s need in a particular way.
In the most scenarios custom mobile apps are absolutely worth it. In very rare cases when you need a typical app, with a simple functionality for a short period of time (one month max) you should look for a white-label solution or consider not building an app at all.
No. Average US adults spend only 12% of their mobile internet time using a browser, and the rest of the time within apps. Moreover, applications allow users to be in the client’s pocket permanently, improve retention, decrease ad budget for re-acquisition, and take analytics to the next level.
The fair answer is: it depends on requirements and resources available. According to BusinessOfApps, on average it takes:
– 1-3 months for MVP with basic functionality, simple design and a back-end;
– 4-8 months for mandatory functions, API integrations, advanced UX/UI, and server performance;
-9+ months for additional functionality and special features.
The fair answer is: it depends on requirements, project hourly estimation and developers rate.According to Clutch:
– App MVP could be from $15,000 to $50,000;
– A meaningful app is between $100,000 and $500,000.
To get a precise cost estimation of the app, download the RFP template.
We aren’t outstaffing engineers. We hire capable talents, grow their expertise, and provide them with interesting projects.
We follow the proprietary approach to software development and educate the client’s in-house teams accordingly.
We heavily invest in R&D of cutting-edge technologies to deliver reliable solutions when clients request one.
With a vast background in business analysis, Roman is keen on identifying actual business challenges, defining tailored software requirements, and navigating IT projects to market success.
With over 8 years of experience, Jane enjoys tackling tech challenges and creates powerful solutions from simple apps to complex IoT systems across multiple industries. She masterfully leads the way inside her team and beyond, acting as a tech advisor.
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