Weekly App Recap (Week 46)

Well, work ends today. Throughout the day you probably looked through the window, waiting for hours to melt. But, that is behind you now, there’s an additional thing to consider. It’s time for another weekly roundup!

And boy, what a week it was for the app development. Let’s start the roundup.

Cisco and Amazon Web Services Team Up To Offer Custom Enterprise Apps

Cisco and Amazon Web Services teamed up to deliver an integrated platform, which will help clients to build better Kubernetes clusters. The new system combines open-source technologies to simplify the programme and eliminate common challenges for clients using the Kubernetes. The purpose of the product is to take a step further in the Kubernetes development. The merger should help both companies to broaden their customer base, but also provide new solutions to the problems they both face. Also, it’s going to be a prime example of a hybrid mobile app development.

Open Source Is The Core Of App Development

Progress announced the release of the new version of NativeScript. Readers and developers probably already know what it is. But for those less acquainted with the world of app development, it’s an open source framework for building native apps with Angular, Vue.js, TypeScript, and JavaScript. And to make it even more marvelous, it would be impossible to do it without the help of a joint development initiative with Angular. And that completely emphasizes the meaning of open source development. At its core, is the essence of the success in the app development world. Read about it here.

Weekly App Recap (Week 46)

Apollo Launches GraphQL Platform

On the GraphQL summit, which took place on November 9, Apollo announced the release of their Apollo GraphQL Platform. GraphQL became a rather popular technology in almost no time. And that’s no wonder since it helps to develop high-quality apps, with access to an unlimited number of channels, shortening the gap between backend systems and cloud data sources. The Apollo’s move is justified since the platform delivers scalability, insight, and makes the control over the project.

Prioritizing UX In A Serverless Mobile App Framework

Mobile app development brought a new way of computing, and that’s through a serverless mobile app framework. However, it’s a form that’s still in its infancy. And what makes it so difficult to use is finding the right balance between front-end development and serverless components. After all, the whole thing revolves about event processing. Then, it’s about where you “put” events and event processing. This way of development is still in infancy. It’s a land yet unexplored, and you should read more about it.

Guide To Xamarin

As the subtitle states, a complete guide to what you can do with Xamarin framework. The cost of development rises cross-platform development becomes more important in the app development. In this setting Xamarin offers itself as a natural solution. The article lists its features and benefits as a development framework. Among its main features are shared app logic, native performance, API integration, simplified maintenance, full hardware functionality, and so on. Also, the guide boasts that developing with Xamarin makes the process up to 66% cheaper! That alone is something worth checking out.

Weekly App Recap (Week 46)

AI Powered Banking To Enhance Customer Experience

AI is going to be huge in tech, and that, of course, goes without saying when it comes to the mobile development. Mobile banking is already unbelievable popular with millennials, and with all features AI has, it’s going to stay. But, what makes it even more amazing is the number of features AI brings to the mobile app development. The AI helps mobile banking with everything from increased security, chatbots, customer support, reduces workload, data analysis, and even a card management system.

Aquent Expands Front-End Services With DEV6 Acquisition

Aquent, the leading recruiting firm for marketing, creative, and digital professionals announced that it had acquired DEV6. The JavaScript front-end development firm DEV6 gets rebranded as Aquent DEV6. Now, DEV6 will provide application development, and user experience(UX) services for Aquent’s and Vitamin T’s clients. The acquisition reflects Aquent’s continual determination to deliver innovative solutions to support marketing for their clients. Terms of the acquisition are undisclosed.

Major Benefits Of Custom Mobile Apps Over SaaS Mobile Apps

Design Center defines the major benefits of custom B2B mobile apps over SaaS applications. The company is a major industry player, designing and developing apps for some of the largest organizations in the US, including Haagen-Dazs, Home Depot, and BASF. The Design Center president Ken Haus claims that the secret to their success is in the collaboration of talented individuals. And the Design center claims that the custom mobile apps, which they develop, are better than SaaS solutions. It’s a fine to read, and you should read about it.

And that’s it for this weekly roundup. Have a great weekend, and see you next time when we will go through the most amazing news from the app development world.

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