Methodology Model:

The prototype methodology is the software development process which allows developers to create only the prototype of the solution to demonstrate its functionality to the clients and make necessary modifications before developing the actual application. The best feature of this software development methodologies is that it solves many issues which often occur in a traditional waterfall model.

Advantages of Prototype Model:

  • When a prototype is shown to the clients, they get a clear understanding and complete 'feel' of the functionality of the software.
  • This method significantly reduces the risk of failure, as potential risks can be identified in early stage and moderation steps can be taken quickly.
  • The communication between software development team and the client makes very good and conducive environment during a project.
  • It helps in requirement gathering and requirement analysis when there is lack of requirement documents.