An API First Approach to Mobile App Development

Over the last few years, we have not only witnessed the mobile revolution, but the explosion of the mobile app marketplace.  In order to meet rising consumer hunger and demand for mobile apps, entrepreneurs, mobile app developers, and enterprises alike have been striving for the next big idea, often adopting a mobile first strategy for their startups.  The problem is, this strategy is not always the best approach.  Below we will outline a few of the biggest reasons an API first approach to mobile app development is the winning strategy.
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The Popularity of Agile Methodology

If you have read anything in the last few years having to do with software development, you have surely heard the term agile methodology tossed around here and there, as it has become the new standard for software development projects.  So much so that it is almost synonymous with software development as a practice.  If you have not, rest assured, you will shortly.  The main aim of this post, however, is to uncover the many nuances behind its popularity, as more than 80% of software development companies now rely upon it for the success of all their projects.
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The State of Enterprise Mobile App Adoption

Every year Adobe conducts its annual Enterprise Mobile App Survey in order to gain insight into the current state of adoption and use of mobile apps by firms, in addition to any opportunities or challenges faced by those looking to leverage mobile applications as a competitive advantage.  Their most recent survey revealed, although not surprisingly, mobile app usage is on the rise, with 69% of enterprise departments utilizing anywhere between 2-5 mobile apps, on average.  Even better, 56% of those surveyed expect their investment in the space to increase over the coming year.
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Top 3 Necessities of Today’s Web Apps

Today’s web development technologies are largely unrecognizable from what they were in the early days of IT.  Things have progressed substantially.  With that comes not only new expectations but also defining development principles which dictate the modern realms of web app development.  Below we will outline what we believe to be the top 3 necessities for successful web apps of today.

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Top 3 Technology Trends for 2017

As 2016 comes to a close it is only natural to ponder as to the coming year and what may be in store from a technological standpoint. This includes not only new devices on the hardware side, but also the exciting possibilities on the software side as innovation breeds greater more immersive experiences.  Here are a few of the likely greatest technology trends for 2017.
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The Benefits of Open Source Technologies

As a custom software development company, we often utilize open source technologies in our projects as they provide for a number of substantial benefits.  Below we will outline some of these benefits and why they have proven to be an invaluable asset to custom software development overall.
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Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Mobile App Development Company

In the mobile age, enterprises and entrepreneurs alike are now considering, if they haven’t already, their first mobile app developments.  Our natural inclination, given our sometimes budget conscious consumer mindsets, may be to look for the most cost effective approach, however, with something as complex as custom software development there is so much to be said about hiring an experienced mobile app development company.  Below I will outline the most imperative reasons why taking the experienced route will save you both in the short term and long run.
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The State of Enterprise Software in 2016

The enterprise software industry is in a state of dramatic disruption, with top players such as Dell, Cisco, IBM and others struggling to remain competitive in a sea of hot startups making their play for what is $300 billion in annual IT spending across the world. Many of these startups mentioned above operate in dynamic areas including cloud computing, big data, and open source technology sending big conglomerates into a relative scramble. Below we will outline these areas in particular which are ripe for disruption for enterprise software in 2016.
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Mobile App Development in 2016

It is no question, mobile app development is a booming business. In fact, the United Nations reported that 85 percent of the world’s population (6 billion people) now have mobile phones. This staggering reality is enabling new business models and revolutionizing industries given startups and existing enterprises alike are looking for new uses for the technology. In order to be successful in such a world, here are a few tips for mobile app development in 2016.
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