1 June 2023
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has long ceased to be a thing of the future; it's here now, subtly and profoundly reshaping industries and business landscapes, pushing the boundaries of what's possible, and making our lives much more convenient. As a company immersed in the world of software development, we've made it our business to be at the forefront of these innovations. Today, we're excited to share our experience working with OpenAI's ChatGPT-4, a cutting-edge language model that has set new standards in AI capabilities.
In an industry as dynamic and ever-evolving as software development, there's always a quest for efficiency, reliability, and agility. To challenge the status quo and explore what was possible, we utilized ChatGPT-4's remarkable abilities in our recent project of creating a custom web and native iOS mobile application.
The goal was to gauge the AI model's capacity to create fully functional applications, generate functional code, debug it, and customize our applications. The project involved iterative interactions, where we got to witness the potential of ChatGPT-4 in developing applications from scratch. In a surprising turn of events, the AI language model took just 3 hours to develop the application and another 4 hours to refine and ship a fully functional application. A feat which ordinarily would have taken days was achieved in just a few hours.
An intriguing aspect of our interaction with ChatGPT-4 was the use of personas. Through prompt engineering, we discovered that we could imbue the AI model with a distinct 'personality' to make the development process more interactive and efficient. This discovery illuminated the potential of creating AI systems that not only execute tasks but do so in a way that aligns with the desired human-like interaction pattern.
Beyond developing and customizing code, the AI model proved adept at debugging. In situations where a chat conversation would typically get muddled due to a bug or error, we leveraged the AI model's natural language debugging capability. By using a separate thread code comparison and creating a new chat, we were able to quickly resolve issues that would have otherwise slowed us down.
During the process of app development, we got an opportunity to explore APIs at a deeper level. We worked extensively with OpenAI, StabilityAI and various other APIs, underscoring the role they play in enhancing our software capabilities. The interactive nature of these APIs made them a valuable tool for leveraging the potentials of AI in software development.
Our experience with ChatGPT-4 not only changed our perspective on AI in software development, but it has also strengthened our conviction that AI is a key player in the future of the industry. Stay tuned as we continue on this exciting journey, leveraging AI's enormous potential to revolutionize software development. We are living in an AI-infused world, and as we continue to explore, experiment, and learn, there's no telling what incredible innovations lie just around the corner.