Apps 101: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to building a Mobile App

Building applications can be a laborious process. Sourcing work to bespoke app development studios is expensive, and there’s often a large backlog of applications built up within a business needing development. While there’s no magic bullet solution to clearing this backlog, there are tools that can help.

In today’s post, we’re going to look at building a mobile application on the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform as a complete beginner. Since mobile developers are an increasingly rare commodity, this post serves as an introduction to the concepts developers might need to re-skill as mobile developers. Hopefully, we’ll also de-mystify the process of building a simple app.

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Tear Down Data Silos with Mobile Microservices

A huge problem facing modern enterprises is managing the large software systems and applications they deal with on a daily basis.
Be it the CRM system purchased by a predecessor, a bundled HRM product thrown in to sweeten a deal, or the CMS that marketing could not live without, silos of information exist in the modern enterprise, and it can often be difficult to utilize the data that these systems contain. When an enterprise decides to buy a proprietary system, often little consideration is given to future interoperability of that product. Many of these decisions were made before the mobile era of computing began, and these products share many common characteristics which are ill-suited to the changing face of computing.

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