Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Development, 2013

Published: 25 July 2013

ID: G00249070

Analyst(s): Gordon Van Huizen, Brian Prentice , Nathan Wilson


Application development organizations continue to face rapid changes. Cloud and mobile will change the type of applications developed, while the need for business agility will change how they are developed.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Kanban Development
    • Java Enterprise Edition Version 7
    • Reactive Programming
    • Behavior-Driven Development
    • DevOps
    • Ensemble Programming
    • ADLM PaaS
    • Application Release Automation
    • Enterprise-Class Agile Development
    • Event-Driven Web
    • Cloud-Enabled Application Platform (CEAP)
    • Cloud-Optimized Application Design
    • Mobile Containers
  • At the Peak
    • Public Web APIs
    • Responsive Design
    • Application Services Governance
    • Cloud Application Development Services
    • Hybrid Mobile Development
    • Interactive Application Security Testing
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Dynamic Data Masking
    • Requirements Elicitation and Simulation
    • Test Data Management
    • UX Tools
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Apps
    • Enterprise Application Stores
    • SOA Testing
    • Cloud Testing Tools and Service
    • Federated Application Development Life Cycle Management Suites
    • Software Composition Analysis
    • Functional Programming Languages
    • Model Driven Architectures
    • Distributed Versioning
    • Project-Oriented Agile Development Methodology
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Continuous Integration
    • Web-Oriented Architecture
    • IT Project and Portfolio Management Applications
    • Static Application Security Testing
    • Static Data Masking
    • Native Mobile Development
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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