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Year: 2019

8 enterprise web application development trends to watch in 2020

developmentSummary: As digital technologies transform the business landscape, web development becomes increasingly important. In the near future, those who keep up with changing development trends will have an advantage over those who don’t. So, where is enterprise application development headed in the coming year? Learn more in this article.

7 technologies that CIOs can’t ignore in 2020

trendsSummary: As technology evolves, it plays an increasingly important role in the business world. More than ever, the modern CIO must stay ahead of the ever-changing technology curve, and understand how new technologies might affect their business. What technologies could have the biggest impact on the business world in the coming year? In this article, we explore a few more technologies that the modern CIO cannot afford to ignore.

How to build an application with a low-code development tool

developmentA growing trend, I’ve written quite a bit about low-code development recently. We’ve explored the low-code basics, the pros and cons of low-code, how to find the right platform, and more. However, I realized that I’ve never shown you how to create a web application with a low-code platform.

So, we created a video to do just that. The following video walks you through a start-to-finish process used to create an application with a low-code tool. You might be surprised to learn just how simple this process is.

Want to try it for yourself? Set up an m-Power Test Drive.

Note: This video is best viewed in 720p(HD) resolution at full screen. Click the “gear” icon below the video to change the resolution.

The Mobile App Comparison Chart: Hybrid vs. Native vs. Mobile Web (2019 Update)

mobileSummary: As mobile apps grow in the business world, companies face a problem: Misconceptions still surround mobile app development. Many businesses venture into mobile app development without truly understanding the difference between each approach. Others enter the mobile app world with false beliefs about the pros and cons of each method…that could cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars. To help clear up confusion, we’ve created a handy comparison chart to help you understand which mobile app approach is right for you.

7 business tasks you could (and should) be automating

developmentSummary: These days, every business wants new ways to improve productivity. For many, the answer lies right under their nose. While they may not realize it, they’re wasting hours of time every week completing manual tasks that could (and should) be automated. What common tasks should your business automate?

7 principles of modern web application development

developmentSummary: Driven in part by recent trends, web application development has changed over the past few years. Development principles that applied in the past no longer make sense, while new ones have sprung up. In this article, we explore the principles that modern web developers must follow when building successful applications.

6 essential elements of modern enterprise reporting software

EducationSummary: What do you look for in a reporting tool? Obviously, the requirements vary by company, but I believe that certain elements are essential in a good reporting tool. In this article, we explore 6 essential elements you should look for in any good reporting solution.