April 17, 2017
Visual Basic apps were never meant to run in the cloud, but with automated code conversion tools, their tried-and-true business logic can be refactored and reused.
October 27, 2016
One of the last app refactoring vendors in a shrinking market, PowWow Mobile will acquire StarMobile. IT shops looking to modernize legacy apps can benefit from the combined platforms.
October 25, 2016
Capriza identified the most common approval workflows that businesses need in their mobile apps, and offers pre-made apps to make mobilizing those processes easier.
July 15, 2016
With Reddo Mobility and StarMobile out, only a handful of application refactoring companies remain -- and they're ripe for acquisition.
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Building mobile apps is hard, but modern mobile app development platforms, mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) offerings and other products can make it easier. Companies must first decide what kind of applications they will build and which operating systems those applications will run on. From there, it should be easy to find an application development product that meets the needs of businesses and developers.
There's no shortage of tools available for simplifying application development. The right integrated development environment (IDE) or mobile application development framework (MADF) can be instrumental in improving efficiency and reducing developers' and administrators' efforts. And the right mobile application development platforms (MADP), MBaaS or refactoring product can help free up devs and admins so they can focus their attention on projects that take priority.Continue Reading
App refactoring can be handy for businesses that need to add mobility to legacy systems but don't have the time, money or expertise to build a native app from scratch. Continue Reading
Citrix and VMware both ignored application refactoring in 2015, and Microsoft focused on Windows 10 instead of developing a DaaS platform. Learn why things could change on those fronts this year. Continue Reading
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As more consumers bring Apple products into the workplace, IT needs to manage and support users' smartphones and tablets, along with the iOS operating system. To further complicate matters, Apple constantly changes and upgrades its products, and it doesn't always add all the management and security features that IT needs. This issue of Modern Mobility explores the consumer giant's place in the enterprise and how IT can better manage and secure iOS devices.
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Today, admins can choose from a combination of virtualization, refactoring, secure containers and GPU virtualization to deliver Windows apps on mobile devices with a decent user experience. Continue Reading
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