For entrepreneurs with a non-technical background, it feels like it doesn’t matter how the product (web or mobile app) is built as long as it functions and looks good. The truth is, scalable applications require a combination of tools, frameworks, languages and databases. A WordPress site is a content management system (CMS), in layman’s terms, it is for blogging. Testing a solution non-scalably using WordPress can make sense, however, building a large platform with different features that are meant to serve hundreds of thousands of users is not doable on a CMS.
An application, web or mobile, is comprised of two components, front
Choosing the stack requires technical understanding. The good news is that non-technical founders don’t have to worry about the stack until reaching some level of validation using non-scalable resources that can help them attract the best technical co-founders or in hiring a technical team.