What is the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)?

Software Development Life Cycle is the entire process of ideating, designing, development, testing, deploying, maintaining, replacing or altering/enhancing a software that is built with a purpose. SDLC helps in creating high quality software that meets or even exceeds customer expectations. Software development life cycle includes defining a project framework which contains a list of activities that needs to be performed at different stages of the project. This list is strictly followed throughout-until the product reaches customer satisfaction level.