Cross platform development toolkits are winning over the developers’ community. Reusable blocks of UI, reactive performance, code usability on multiple platforms are some of the reasons why these cross-platform app development frameworks are gaining grounds. One such sought-after framework for mobile app development is Flutter by Google.
By 2022, consumers are projected to download over 258.2 billion apps to their connected devices, worldwide. | According to Statista
The smartphone market has a duopoly of Android and iOS devices. Thus, to reach out to a wider user-base through mobile apps, it is imperative for businesses to have their apps built for both the platforms. To respond to this app development requirement, cross platform app technologies are becoming more prominent.
Chatbots have revolutionized the way customers interact with businesses. According to HubSpot, “47% of consumers are open to buying items through a chatbot”. Thus, majority of organisations have joined the race of augmenting or building these virtual agents on their websites.
Despite the rising demand for mobile apps, websites and web apps have an undeniable significance to businesses. Technologies such as Android Instant Apps, Progressive Web Apps, Accelerated Mobile Pages, Single Page Applications are changing the face of modern web.
Benefits of cloud are no more limited to shared infrastructure to host an application. Cloud-native, that leverages loosely-coupled components of cloud for application development is gaining grounds in the software industry due to its exponential scalability and increased robustness.
The rapid digital developments in eCommerce sector has brought us to a new phase of online shopping experiences worldwide. By 2020, 80% of consumer traffic will derive from online videos, as revealed in a study conducted by Social Media Today. And it is of no surprise that we reflexively respond to videos faster than any other content.
The healthcare industry is leaverging digitization and consumerization for connecting patients with relevant providers. Remote consultations, patient portals, appointment booking platforms, online pharmacy are some of the prominent modes for patients and providers to access and deliver care, respectively.
73% of organizations have at least one application, or a portion of their computing infrastructure already in the cloud – 17% plan to do so within the next 12 months. - 2018 Cloud Computing Survey (IDG)
The global trends in technology are shaking the industry architecture, resulting in disruptive non-conventional business models. Healthcare industry is no exception. Healthcare software companies are starting to innovate their business models in order to respond to new trends.
Reusable code, faster time-to-market, reduced cost, and native app like performance are some of the prominent reasons behind acceptance of cross-platform app development.