Presentation on theme: "Building Applications in a Day…or Less By Ano Tisam."— Presentation transcript:
Building Applications in a Day…or Less By Ano Tisam
Overview Short Story Current ICT Environment How software is normally built? How we build software?
Current ICT Environment No Buy in to ICT policy => Where? …and Why? No Strategic Plan => How? No Programmes & Projects => What? What happened? Chaos Ministries doing their own thing Ad-hoc IT procurement and projects Duplication of effort due to decentralisation of systems, OPM ICT unable to coordinate effectively due to resource constraints Rely on Foreign Consultants backed by donors Local IS/CS grads out of work in their fields
USP IS/CS Graduates Job placement of USP IS or CS grads from
Foreign vs. Local Foreign Tourism $50,000 Annual $10,000 Local MFEM $4000 Annual $0 o Average Govt cap exp: $354,363 per software project o 100% sent overseas
Government Contracts For software development goes overseas
Viviki Reason why we built.
How is software usually built? Web Applications
Build Database Layer Modelling entities and their relationships (ERD)
Build Logic Layer Model processes/business logic
Build a User Interface Layer Modelling user interaction with system
Tried many Alternatives Various tools and methodologies have been created to deal with complexity Coding frameworks e.g. CodeIgniter, Ruby on Rails,.NET Development Methodologies e.g. Waterfall, SCRUM, Lean IT, Extreme Programming IDE’s, Code Gens Object-Oriented Programming