Five Ways ChatGPT Helps With Software Development

Apr 14
AI in software development using ChatGPT

Software development is a complicated process. Developers are always looking for new tools to help with the development process. Fortunately, ChatGPT can be used in several ways to make software developers’ lives easier. Here are five ways of using AI in software development using ChatGPT can work for your business.

Generating Code

One area where your company can use ChatGPT is in AI software development, specifically generating code. ChatGPT is capable of writing code for you if you give it the right parameters. While you likely cannot write the entire app’s codebase, you can get help occasionally creating parts of it. You can ask ChatGPT to create small modules that you can insert into your codebase for specific functionality.

ChatGPT may not be the best option for this. GPT-J has better performance in code generation. However, GPT-J does not have an easy-to-use interface like ChatGPT. 

You will also need to refine the code that ChatGPT gives you, but it is much faster than a developer can generate code and test it to make sure that it fits. Using ChatGPT, you can significantly reduce the time it takes to create specific parts of your app so that the developers can focus on customizing it and putting everything together the right way.

This also leads to increased productivity and severely reduced costs if you can figure out how to get usable code of ChatGPT reliably. Some companies are moving to this model as a means of making the workforce more productive while reducing project costs. Faster project completion means more projects finished and more revenue.

Project Ideation

One area where software development becomes difficult is in coming up with new ideas. It takes a lot of research and market analysis to find better software development ideas that people will buy. Fortunately, you can use ChatGPT to come up with new ideas for you. 

When ChatGPT gives you an idea, spend time vetting it. You need to make sure it is a viable option before investing development resources into it. While every idea won’t be perfect, it is a quick way to compile possible ideas for further research. One of those ideas could lead to the next big thing for your company. 

Content Writing

When software, websites, or apps need content, they are often filled with Lorem Ipsum text. While effective at filling space, it doesn’t help developers get a completely accurate picture of what the software will look like with the finished content in it. Unfortunately, many developers do not write effective text and rely on writers for that. ChatGPT can generate content that is a better fit than Lorem Ipsum, giving developers the ability to create better finished products without having to go back and edit designs due to text concerns. 

Information Gathering and Problem-Solving

Developers often rely on the internet to find answers to their development questions. By using ChatGPT, developers can find accurate and relevant answers faster. Simply ask it about the problem or for a specific type of answer, and ChatGPT will compile an answer from relevant information. It is much faster for developers that need to know more about a topic before they can come up with a possible answer.

Automation Processes

When set up correctly, ChatGPT can be used to automate processes in testing, quality assurance, and development. There are many processes that can be done by AI that take a lot of time away from developers. Instead, have your team automate as much as possible with AI. 

Where ChatGPT excels at automation is communication. It makes communicating much faster and easier by handling the entire process, including writing the messages that you send. If done well, you can severely reduce the amount of time that you spend communicating with others and more time on the work at hand.

Do More With ChatGPT and KitelyTech

As ChatGPT continues to develop, what you can do with it will continue to expand. Take advantage of this new technology to help your company create better software with help from KitelyTech. We work with companies to develop digital assets using the latest tools and technologies, including ChatGPT. Call KitelyTech at (800) 274-2908 to discuss your next project.

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