As we have written about extensively on this blog, the business application development landscape is changing dramatically. Users demand an intuitive user experience on every device, whether they choose to access your application from their traditional desktop PC, their smartphone, or a touch enabled computer. That's why, with the upcoming release of Alpha's desktop, web, and mobile app development software, we're focused on providing developers with a complete solution for rapidly building business applications once, and deploying them to any device.
"The Rise of the Mobile-Only User"Alpha Software Co-Founder and CEO Richard Rabins points to a recent article titled "The Rise of the Mobile-Only User" as evidence of the profound shift that is taking place. "We recently came across this article in the Harvard Business Review and thought it summed up why Alpha was so focused on letting developers build serious business applications for all web enabled devices, including mobile." In the article, author Karen McGrane writes;
You don't get to decide which device your customer uses to access the internet. They get to choose. It's your responsibility to deliver essentially the same experience to them — deliver a good experience to them — whatever device they choose to use.