One of the most important steps to take when it comes to developing a successful digital software product is to pick the right technology stack. Why? Because creating a product is not just about designing a nice UI and convenient UX; it’s also about designing a stable, secure, and maintainable product that will not only win your customer’s heart but will also allow you to scale your business. Here’s where the right technology may help.
While you, as a business owner, are busy with things like elaborating your business idea, defining your product’s pricing model, and coming up with powerful marketing, deciding on technologies for your new app is something you'll likely leave up to your developers.
Of course, it’s common practice to rely on your development partner’s technology suggestions. If you do, however, you should make sure your partner understands your business needs and takes into account all important features you’ll be implementing in order to choose suitable technologies.
At Yalantis, we believe that having a general understanding of the web app technology stack is a must for a client. It helps us to speak the same technical language and effectively reach your goals. This is why we’ve prepared this article.
Without further ado, let’s explore what a technology stack is and what tools we use at Yalantis to build your web products.
Defining the structure of your web project
You might have guessed that a technology stack is a combination of software tools and programming languages that are used to bring your web or mobile app to life. Roughly speaking, web and mobile apps consist of a frontend and backend, which are the client-facing application and a hidden part that’s on the server, respectively.