Cross-platform app development is becoming increasingly popular. Small, medium and large companies are all expressing a desire to make their businesses more attuned to the mobile world. Furthermore, companies are picking up on the fact that the world is increasingly demanding access to mobile solutions for their smartphones and tablets—both for private and business needs.
Demand for being able to develop apps quickly and accurately will continue to increase, leading to more and more tools for developers in the future. In fact, there are a number tools on the market now that help developers create cross-platform enterprise mobile applications.
Below you’ll find ten of the most popular mobile development tools on the market right now.
Acquired by RedHat, FeedHenry allows developers to build apps in both the cloud and on-premises. FeedHenry runs on Node.js and MongoDB databases, which makes for scalable network apps.
iFactr was designed for businesses looking to get an app into their customer’s hands quickly. According to the company, the platform is user friendly and easy to learn—they say within a few days. iFactr also has a feature that allows companies to quickly create prototypes so they can run tests before finalizing their designs. Additionally, iFactor uses Xamarin for compilation.
Although SAP has been on the market as an app development tool for some time, the previous solutions offered have been known to confuse users. However, the release of SAP’s latest version (3.0) will hopefully work to solve some of these issues.
Sencha uses various tools, including Sencha Architect and Sencha Animator, along with Ext JS 5 to create HTML5 apps. Developers can then use PhoneGap to convert these apps to native apps. Going with the HTML5 approach allows apps to be used on browsers and touch-based devices.
Xamarin is used to develop native iOS and Android apps as well as Windows and Mac apps using C#. Xamarin developers also have the option to test their apps on virtually any device using Xamarin Cloud. With the release of Xamarin 2, Xamarin has become a leader in cross-platform development.
Mobile Application Development Experts
With the need for compatible cross-platform mobile app solutions on the rise, mobile technology and enterprise mobile application consulting firms like Bizmosis can help businesses leverage an impressive array of powerful development tools to leave the competition in the dust.
Bizmosis offers brilliant solutions for cloud computing, mobile app development, social media and enterprise mobile development. Contact us today to help get you started on the path to developing your own cross-platform app. We specialize in cross-platform smartphone apps development technology, including Xamarin, Cordova, and Sencha Framework.
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