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Developers: Huge Opportunities in Mobile Business App Development

What is the future of mobile application development in business?

For those of you who might have been wondering why Alpha has been so focused on enhancing its application development and deployment platform in the mobile direction, the following data speaks for itself.

New enterprise application software development is increasingly focused on supporting mobile apps and devices carried by business users.

Industry analyst firm IDC expects 1.2 billion smart phones to ship in 2014, representing 19.3 percent growth over 2013.

With this significant shift, mobile application platforms have become a critical requirement for efficient development and deployment of backend services for enterprise mobile applications.

IDC predicts the mobile application development platform market will grow 38.7 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from $1.4 billion in 2013 to $4.8 billion by 2017.

An App Developer Opportunity

So, if you are developer, a manager, or a business owner you should be checking out Alpha Anywhere because it gets you equipped for the mobile era in the fastest and most cost effective way possible. Alpha Anywhere's rapid mobile application development platform enables you to build an app once and deploy it quickly to as many mobile, web, and desktop platforms as you need.

Here are some blog posts of interest.

In a Nutshell - why Alpha Anywhere is gaining converts

A seasoned developers perspective on Alpha vs the alternatives

How Alpha Anywhere compares to other options

Also if want professional level training, check out Twin Peaks Research - they have developed a series of courses that proven to turn you into a proficient enterprise-level  mobile app developer in a matter of days.
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About Author

Richard Rabins
Richard Rabins

Co-founder of Alpha Software, Richard Rabins focuses on strategy, sales, and marketing. Richard also served as CEO of SoftQuad International from 1997 to 2001, when it owned Alpha. In addition to his 30 years with the company, Richard played a key role as co-founder, and served as president and chairman of the Massachusetts Software Council (now the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council), the largest technology trade organization in Massachusetts. Prior to founding Alpha, Richard was a project leader and consultant with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), and a management consultant with Management Decision Systems, Inc. Richard holds a master's degree in system dynamics from the Sloan School at MIT, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and master's degree in control engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has served on the boards of Silent Systems, Legacy Technology and O3B Networks, and is co-founder of Tubifi

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The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.