Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Architecture and Development, 2019

Published: 06 August 2019

ID: G00372830

Analyst(s): Keith Mann , Aashish Gupta


Application architecture and development is experiencing a new surge of innovations and practices as organizations adopt digital business initiatives. This report profiles architectural models and new app development technologies that can help you better achieve your digital ambitions.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • AI Augmented Development
    • Microapps
    • Quality Engineering
    • Hybrid Application Platform
    • Multiexperience Development Platform
    • Event-Driven Architecture (EDA)
  • At the Peak
    • Hypothesis-Driven Development
    • Chatbots
    • Progressive Web Apps
    • Bots
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Behavior-Driven Development
    • Cloud-Native Application Architecture
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Reactive Programming
    • Microservices
    • Augmented Reality
    • Citizen Developers
    • Mesh App and Service Architecture
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Native Cross-Platform Frameworks
    • Full Life Cycle API Management
    • Mediated APIs
    • Miniservices
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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