Software Development

Choosing Between Native App & Hybrid App – An Overview

The dependence on smartphones is emerging day by day. As a result, software developers do not miss any chance to develop mobile apps for varied applications and offer those to users. The industry of mobile apps is mainly based on rapid development in the IoT market as it enables taking hold of more information that is utilized to optimize and improve the application features used by end-users.

5 Tips to Secure Your Mobile Development Strategy

Although all predictions carry a dosage of unreliability in them, it can be said with high certainty that businesses will be increasingly mobile-oriented. It is not difficult to deduce why – by observing people around us as well as our own behavior, we can see that we use smartphones for everything from communication and searching for data to shopping.

These portable items rarely leave our sight so to approach the customers, businesses need to find their way to their many mobile apps. With that in mind, here are a few tips to help you choose the right steps for devising a successful mobile development strategy.  

OutSystems Announces Ground-breaking Advancements to Address the Growth of Citizen Development Real Wire Thu, 10/03/2019 - 04:43

LONDON - 3rd October – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, today announced a breakthrough offering that supports the speed and agility of citizen development while giving IT the control and governance to ensure app quality. The new features allow non-IT roles to build a wide variety of applications that can be evolved within the platform to support large-scale, mission-critical business processes.

What are Progressive Web App Features, Benefits & Capabilities? Ritesh Patil Tue, 10/01/2019 - 16:36

Progressive web apps or PWAs are becoming mainstream with each passing day. PWAs offer native app experience through a browser without the need for any installation. In simple words, PWAs can be considered the combination of mobile apps and websites and offer the best of both worlds. You can just add a PWA to your home screen and use it as an app.

Progressive web applications have some distinct features which vary with native apps and help them offer optimum web experience. Some of the essential features of PWAs include:

Top Reasons Why jQuery Is So Popular and How It Can Be Made More SEO-Friendly

Programmers and web developers are forever looking out for new techniques and tools that will allow them flexibility and enable them to improve the performance of their websites. Simultaneously, they are also conscious of the need for websites to be SEO-friendly to ensure that the businesses that use them are competitive. This means that they prefer the websites to be easy to streamline for search engine optimization so that they get good ranks on the SERPs and can generate adequate website traffic. JavaScript is already a very popular programming language for web development. According to statistics, some 1.6 billion websites exist globally, and JavaScript powers more than 95% of them.

Research finds business and IT divided on software strategy Real Wire Thu, 06/06/2019 - 05:21

Boulder, Colorado: Improving the customer experience is the number one goal for organizations when planning and orchestrating their software strategy. However, as far as testing practices are concerned, 47% of development teams on average across businesses are not testing the real user experience.

This is according to research released today from Eggplant, the customer experience optimization specialist. The study also highlights a gap between IT and business leaders thinking when it comes to testing strategy.

Global Survey Shows App Dev Industry Ready for Massive Disruption

LONDON – 14th May - OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development and delivery teams. The State of Application Development, 2019: Is IT Ready for Disruption? unveils detailed survey results from over 3,300 IT professionals in all industries across the world.

Survey: Medical Device Industry Reveals 75% Satisfaction With Hybrid Development Method, Lowered Confidence in Compliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2019 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, security, and scale along the development lifecycle, released the results of a global survey of medical device professionals today. Key findings suggest ongoing struggles with manual development, a trend-bucking shift toward hybrid development methodologies, and decreased confidence in audit compliance.

For teams that changed development methodologies in the past year, nearly 40% of them adopted a hybrid Agile methodology — moving away from Scrum (pure Agile method) and Stage-Gate, a proprietary Waterfall method.

Digital Government Survey: Increasing the Quality of Citizen User Experience Is App Developer’s Top Goal

LONDON — 2nd April 2019 — OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code rapid application development, today announced the results of a new Digital Government Survey. The research, conducted in partnership with IDG, revealed that the top priority of application developers at state and local government agencies is improving the quality of the citizen experience (46 percent), followed by reducing the cost of service delivery (42 percent).

Other top priorities include improving data security (42 percent), providing better access to data and information (40 percent), and increasing the speed of service delivery (38 percent).

A Comprehensive Guide to Agile Software Development

With a tremendous change in mobile technology, smartphones and mobile apps are ruling our lives. Calling is not the sole purpose of mobiles anymore. Every small and large business is going mobile by leveraging the benefits of video calling apps, messengers, social media apps and cloud-based apps. 

It is essential to regularly update the mobile apps to fit in the changing needs of the users and the businesses today. Innovation is a must to keep up with the recent trends of the markets and sustain the competitive edge. However, being a complex task, mobile application development requires integration of a range of features to make it a success.