<- Who remembers when the internet looked like this? Websites were ugly, slow and static. Interactivity meant hover-over menus and the occasional animated .gif banner. This screenshot is from Yahoo in 1997 – that’s now 15+ years ago. How have you changed in the last decade and a half? I’m guessing you have changes cars, houses and probably grown up a lot. Hopefully things are better for you now; certainly they are for the internet.
The internet has all but escaped the CRT monitor, it’s moved on to flat screens, touch screens, mobiles and tablets. Along with this new technology, new methodology has grown; interactivity is now assumed, efficiency integral and from a technology standpoint the internet is in a much more mature, stable state. I digress. Here’s the point: If you have a web app idea, now is the time to get it made.
You see this moment right here is ideal for getting your idea developed. The metaphoric planets of developers and markets are aligned. You have an app idea, website idea or a generally cool software idea and the market wants you. The software development market has grown at an incredible pace, it’s become bloated with capacity and developer talent and the business side hasn’t completely innovated to use up this overcapacity. Companies are recruiting like mad because they know that it’s a land rush period for Apps and Web Apps, it used to be great to get the first .com, now it’s the time to get the first service providing App.