The success of a software development project is closely tied to the chosen development approach. Agile and Waterfall are two of the most popular SDLC methodologies in the present. As such, development teams might find themselves asking the question, which one to choose?
Software Development Life Cycle a.k.a. SDLC offers a systematic process for building as well as delivering software applications. It is a multistep, iterative process. Development teams rely on a system development life cycle to create efficacious software with as little issues as possible.
The generalized version of an SDLC has 6 distinct stages, namely: planning, analysis, designing, development & testing, implementation, and maintenance. Each of them is briefly explained in the following section.