Perhaps the biggest transformation in enterprise IT since the public cloud emerged is the move toward “mobile-first” application development. As mobility continues to become the new enterprise standard, developers are looking for frameworks that provide the tools they need to create innovative mobile applications without sacrificing their existing investments.
While there are proven, enterprise-ready frameworks and platforms for developing and deploying traditional desktop applications, the mobile application development landscape is still evolving. Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) attempts to fill the gap between traditional application platforms and mobile applications. It is the new middleware, exposing APIs and functions that enable developers to rapidly build new mobile apps and mobile-enable legacy enterprise applications.
Oracle earns a leadership spot in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms. Read this complementary report and learn how Oracle continues to build on its platform with chatbot support and expanded analytics, and to enhance its high-productivity development tool.
Join Christophe Coenraets as he demonstrates how to build mobile apps for iOS and Android devices more easily using Adobe Flash Builder, Flex & LiveCycle. Learn how to minimize development time and reuse components across device platforms.
Mobile apps drive up to 4-times longer engagement than mobile sites, but mobile application development platforms (MADP) have mainly been focused on developers, making personalization and adjustments difficult for marketers. Adobe has changed that. Gartner recently evaluated the top MADP vendors, across a variety of criteria, including Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, and named Adobe a Leader in their Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms report.
We help marketers and developers work together more efficiently, giving marketers an easy way to make, manage, measure, and monetize their mobile apps, so developers have more time to create rich app features.
Successful mobile apps, especially enterprise mobile apps, typically need to interact with a well-architected set of back-end services, but most mobile app developers are more skilled at client-side front-end development. Enter mobile back-end-as-a-service (BaaS), a new set of hosted platforms that addresses the gap between front-end development proficiency and back-end infrastructure requirements. Enterprise-class back-end-as-a-service addresses scalability while providing an integration platform into existing enterprise services. Use this research as your guidebook to navigating the emerging BaaS landscape.
This Gigaom Research webinar will discuss the current state of mobile development processes and tools, evaluate the impact of disruptive forces over the coming years, and provide guidance about how to approach cross-platform mobile development and how to build a flexible, scalable toolset.
"Helping enterprise IT developers, architects, and mobile development leaders select the right platform partners
The mobile application development platform market continues to grow, evolve and mature in response to escalating customer requirements.
Gartner has assessed 20 major vendors that enable enterprise IT developers to create mobile applications for customers, partners, and employees."
Enterprises adopt mobile application platforms to help develop and deliver a portfolio of mobile applications systematically. Today’s new crop of easily consumable cloud based mobile services is also changing the way in which apps are developed and maintained.
A recent survey conducted by Slashdot Media asked mobile developers four key questions that look into the most pressing challenges they face today, how their development approach is changing, which mobile platforms are taking the forefront in the coming years, and how they are ensuring that their apps will meet the quality standards that users demand. Here are the results of the survey.