Even though the app design is important, how a mobile application performs is actually equally important- if not more so.
Sure, you might sway people to download and use your app for a while if you have a really great mobile app design, but what will most likely compel users to continually use your app is how your app performs.
App developers should pay particularly close attention to their app’s performance if they will hope to attract more and more people to use your application.
Here are some simple ways to optimize your app’s performance:
Think About Your Global Audience
Despite the fact that you are only thinking about a small demographic, keep in mind that your application will be uploaded to an app store which means that more and more potential users can see it and download it for themselves.
That is why it is imperative that you take into account users who live in countries with poor internet connections. This is important because you might develop an app that relies heavily on internet connectivity and performance might be hampered by the user’s slow internet connection.
Prepare to Make Compromises
What is the biggest indicator that an app is performing well? To be honest, when no one really notices.
You see, app performance is measured by the usability of the app. So long as people are able to utilize the many different functionalities that are included in an application, then that is a sign that your app is performing admirably.
Now, let’s go back to the topic of global usage. Let’s say that you’re a developer who lives in a country that has predominantly good internet connectivity. And, let’s say that
by looking at your user statistics that most of your customers are actually from countries that do not have good internet connectivity.
If that is the case, you have to be ready to make compromises to ensure smooth app performance across the board. You might make drastic changes to the design, your
code, and perhaps using your app development frameworks.
If you are not comfortable with the idea of making trade-offs, consider developing a lite version of your app.
Test It in the Real World
Every app developer should always put their apps through rigorous testing to ensure that they are releasing something that is bug-free and has no issues.
Think about every possible operating system and hardware configuration that is present today so that you can test your application across multiple configurations.
This is to see if your app is going to perform in older devices or devices that are still running the operating system version from two years ago.
It is not only important to test your app before releasing it into the app market, but it is also your duty to make sure that your application remains free of bugs by looking at the
Believe me, people will complain, especially if an app is performing poorly.