Gartner Research

Improve Mobile App Development and Integration With JavaScript Technologies

Published: 30 April 2014

ID: G00262641

Analyst(s): Jason Wong

Summary

Enterprise mobile strategists are hungry for ways to make mobile app development and integration easier and faster. JavaScript and its related technologies have emerged as viable tools that can help address these challenges and must be factored into an enterprise's mobile architecture and strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Choose Cross-Platform Development Tools With Extensible JavaScript Libraries Over Native Development
  • Evaluate Node.js to Create an Agile API Layer to Optimize Mobile Integration
  • Build Up Internal Developer JavaScript Skill Sets to Support Front-End and Back-End Mobile App Development

Case Study

  • LinkedIn Leverages JavaScript Technologies to Build a Better App

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