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Market Guide for High-Productivity Rapid Application Development Tools

Published: 24 May 2016

ID: G00278243

Analyst(s): Mark Driver , Mike West , Jason Wong


New-generation RAD tools are emerging that promise simpler and faster ways to scale and deliver applications. Shadow IT as well as both citizen and professional developers should consider these tools to create high-performance applications with excellent user experiences.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • RAD Tools Have Evolved to Meet the Challenges of the Digital Workplace

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Model Over Code
  • Low Code Support
  • One-Button Application Deployment
  • One-Button Revision Control
  • Live Prototyping
  • Runtime Platform Support
  • Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Smart Application Connectors
  • Collaborative Development
  • Social Development
  • App Management and Analytics Services
  • Desktop Web User Interfaces
  • Mobile App Support

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