Is Mobile App Development Stressful?

Maneesha Erandi
3 min readApr 5, 2024
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One of my friends said that, unlike game development, mobile app development is stressful.

Do you agree? Do you think mobile development is harder than any other development?

In my experience, the mobile development team is always having a harder time than other teams.

Anything can be stressful due to

  • Hidden and unclear client requirements
  • Wrong planning
  • Insufficient team work
  • Tight deadlines
  • Not doing what you like or love

What will be different in mobile development?

  • Most of the time, we have to develop for both Android and iOS platforms
  • Painful amount of different screen sizes and resolutions
  • Constantly evolving device technologies (OS updates)
  • Frequent framework or language updates with breaking changes make app maintenance so hard
  • Required native language and platform knowledge even when using a hybrid framework
  • Changing rules in the Play Store and App Store

How can we overcome these issues?

  1. Choosing the best framework or language depending on the requirement