What Software development area to choose?
Posted on 2004-08-02
I want some experts suggetions on choosing a right Software development area.
Presently I am planning to start a small Software development company in India
with few developers.
I came from Software development background with 3 years of experience in developing
applications in Windows platform using C/C++. Now I am analysing different areas
of development where long term feature as well as requirements exists.
As my business is small one, I am not in favour of Product development as it takes
lot of time for development and requires more marketing plans. At Present I am
planning to provide development services to small and medium businesses.
As per my present analysis I have option to choose one or more of the following fields:
1. E-Commerce development
combinations of Perl, PHP, MySql in linux
.Net Technologies (ASP, SQL) in windows
2. Database development/Accounting
Access, SQL, Oracle ...
3. System side development
C/C++, MFC, System programming, Device drivers
I think there is less scope for system side development in Software services, as
most of the required products comes with OS itself or for free downloads. So I am
interested in either E-Commerce or Database side.
Whatever the field I choose, it should not take lot of time to learn and develop.
I should be in a position to get some works within 3 to 6 months period. Acquiring
technical knowledge is not a problem for me. What I require is clear ideas towards
particular field of development, technologies to be acquired, time required.
I need some suggetions from experts.