I was reading in information week about Microsoft’s new MVC framework for .Net. What struck me was that I always associated model-view-controller frameworks with Microsoft. It is a roughly based on a design pattern that I used years ago in developing native Windows applications. It just makes life easier and it is nice to see that Microsoft is now providing it as part of .Net. So what is MVC and how can it be used in almost any application? Read more
Most of my application development is done directly for clients on a custom one-off basis. I am now considering developing my own Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application. Being realistic from a business prospective, since application development is my livelihood, I need to make sure that the application I develop is profitable. What pricing models exist for web applications and what model makes the most sense for a startup?