A business app is one the most essential things required by any start-up venture. It is crucial from a marketing point of view and plays a decisive role in the success of any business. Your chances of staying in the competition and leading it will be very low, if you do not have an app. A business without an app is like a warrior without his weapons. There are different ways to develop an app. Some are DIY processes while few involve using insecure and undependable resources and ideas. The best way to get an app for your business is getting it developed by an apps developing company. By hiring an app developing company, you will avail the services of a group of highly experienced and professional app developers and their ideas. This admiration does not mean that business owners should close their eyes while selecting an appropriate app development company and the developer. Instead, he should be fully attentive while shortlisting the company and the app developer from it. He should test app developers on every parameter and conduct a comparative study to filter the best developer. Various questions should be asked to test developer's skills, competency, expertise and most importantly whether he is capable of delivering what you are expecting. Here are a few questions that a business owner should ask before giving his final verdict on appointing a developer. What is his previous work experience? This question will give access to the work he has done in the recent past and his knowledge about your business domain. Remember that you are not paying to be the part of his learning experience. There is a tendency that the app developer will show a portfolio mentioning about his best apps. To seek honest opinion on his work, visit the app store and study the reviews given by random users. Number of downloads on his apps is another smart way of assessing his skills. Lesser positive reviews and lesser downloads indicate his quality and skills as an app developer. You can simply ask about apps that he would wish to design, if given an opportunity. This will give a very clear insight of his psyche as a developer. A professional app developer will choose a most challenging, one of its kind and totally out of the box app as a reply to this question. The next question will let you know about his innovativeness. You can ask about his ideas on app development. For reference, you can select his app or the app selected by him in reply to the previous question. You can also tell your prerequisites and seek his ideas on developing your app in such a way that it starts delivering from day one. The last question in the list of questions is whether he understood your requirements or not. For a professional app developer, it is not tough to adapt according to the work he is expected to do and command the situation by suggestions on developing apps from the scratch. A developer who has spent his life working on templates will not be able to provide any rigid solution for you. I am myself working in an app development company and do not want to leave any room for suspicion in the business owners searching for an appropriate app development company. Thus, I decided to write this post to appeal every business owner to ask these questions to the app developer and test him on toughest parameters available. As I said above, you are not the one to pay for his learning experience, make sure that you use his skills and proficiency in the most efficient manner.