If we look a few decades back, all we had was mobile phones with dialler-pads and telephone, on which we shared communication with our loved ones in voice form. But today we can communicate with many modes, voice message, iMessage, Whatsapp, Facebook and what more, the count goes on. This shows how far we have revolutionized in the mobile technology field. All the apps are stored and shared on one platform with a single device- Smartphones.
This led to a revolution in the mobile development field. If you observe carefully, business these days are competing to develop new mobile applications which can bring success to their business among other competitors. Be it a restaurant, hospitals, commercials store, or any other business form: one similarity you will see between these sectors is that, their investment in mobile app development for all kinds of latest mobile trends. This helps the businessmen to serve their customers more appropriately, which automatically makes app development a major priority nowadays. Now you got it why is the mobile development on such a huge demand?
To know more about the future of mobile development let us go little more briefly so that your business doesn’t lack behind in such a tuff competition.
1) Cross-Platform and Cross-Device Development:
Sooner or very sooner the mobile applications will no longer bound to function on a single platform. With the evolution of HTML5, the future of mobile application will be able to deal with multiple mobile applications and work for all the platforms.
The IoT (Internet of Things) in future will help in controlling things around us via applications. Google Glass, Apple Watches and much more are simply the trailers. Some of the IoT Applications such as self-driving cars, fridges that read your tweets, and control things are just a demo of the evolution of mobile development.
The mobile application industries are launching 10-15 applications every year. With such a huge pressure on software industries, companies don’t want to line up any errors as it causes a negative impact on customers. Therefore, companies work on application programming interfaces and software developer kits for the convenience of launching applications in shortest time. Yet, more advanced software developer kits are yet to come.
Companies are launching more of customer usage apps for more demanding market and shell out money. This has a benefit on customer’s side as they get what they want. The Enterprise Apps are hassling more to get up to date with latest technology and features.
As we are getting more depended online for day-to-day activities: be it shopping or buying food from home, has resulted in creating apps which can locate your location and provide you the service you acquired. These types of apps check your location and find the best resource nearby. Yet, more exciting features are to come for the convenience of customers.
Cloud Computing Apps
In 2015, we have seen the number of apps merging with cloud computing. As everyone is shifting their databases to cloud and ISPs are also encouraging cloud storage at very nominal price. Cloud storage helps the users to sync and access their database from anywhere and with no risk of data corruption. This trend will get more advanced and we will be able to see more new cloud computing applications.
Mobile Security Apps
With smartphones playing such a vital role in our life from accessing bank applications, online transactions, and other private data, mobile security has become the major topic to be considered by mobile developers. Enterprises working on this security issues will rise in security apps and many such features related to security of applications.
Mobile app development is progressing in two directions. As the need for more apps rises, the technologies for scaling development and deployment gain more priority. Hence the rise of micro services, and continuous integration. On the other hand, users will be automatically attracted towards these applications thus the success of enterprises in accomplishing.