Application development services find new platform approach
May 14, 2014
In recent years, application development services and the roles they play have steadily seen growth. However, new levels of mobile technology are pushing the entire industry into another dimension entirely, with application development platforms seen as the next big leap. New releases and reasons alike continue to push interest in this direction.
According to Apps Tech News, much of this shift has been thanks to a few separate new languages, the most pressing one being HTML5. There are a number of advantages and disadvantages taken to the approach of coding naturally against using application development platforms, but the advantages weigh out.
One of the biggest advantages of using platforms is their uniform approach to development and deployment of the apps themselves. Collecting data, controlling processes from multiple sources and reaching entirely separate markets are all more achievable using this toolset than with any other Policies can be set to ensure certain data or applications can only be accessed by certain users, while others will see working from home becoming a constant instead of a question market.
These platforms also have the ability to allow encoding of auditability and governance, which makes it possible to go beyond the userface and see exactly how a user is controlling the app. In this manner, it's possible to determine how it should handle data in an environment with no connectivity and it's easy to determine exactly how offline access will be built into the larger platform.
New examples hit market
One example of a useful development language comes from Infoworld. The news source recently reported on the existence of the Famo.us mobile Web framework, which allows users to develop apps for a number of sources simultaneously. They will also provide a number of improvements to the technology's usual implementations, such as their time consuming rendering time and their old and slow results compared to some more advanced coding languages.