MEAP Vendors Relinquish Front-end Framework Grip, Focus on Integration

Charlotte Dunlap
Charlotte Dunlap

Summary Bullets:

  • As MEAP leaders focus less on front-end app development, the trend is to relinquish IDE/framework grip.
  • The greatest value proposition among mobile app platform solutions now lies in backend integration.

MEAP leaders are altering the foundation of their mobile app platforms to allow for more flexibility in which application development frameworks mobile developers favor. Application platform providers no longer feel the need to differentiate through IDEs, so in lieu of pushing their own front-end app development tools on mobile developers, vendors are allowing tools such as Xamarin and Service2Media to be used with their platforms, focusing instead on improving integration at the backend. Continue reading “MEAP Vendors Relinquish Front-end Framework Grip, Focus on Integration”