We know that smartphones, tablets, and iPhones have become an important part of our daily lives. According to TouchPoints report, “About 2.2 Billion people across the world have a Smartphone” Use of Smartphone and mobile apps is not going to get decreased in 2017 and many more upcoming years too. In this informative and technology related post, post, we are going to discuss the 5 mobile app development trends that are going to stay in 2017.
Security will still remain a huge challenge in mobile applications. According to some reports, “About75% of mobile apps wouldn't be able to pass even basic security tests”.So, hackers will tend to continue the trend of exploiting known security gaps in mobile apps for getting confidential information. It has become a great these days that developers take security issues such as insecure data storage, broken cryptography and unintended leakage of data more seriously.
Do you know 19 percent of commercial sales are coming from a smartphone? Yes, it is true. Analysts say that this trend will continue as a large number of consumers are adopting m-commerce solutions. Buying good online and transferring money using a mobile phone is becoming very common by using credit or debit cards. So, developers can develop the mobile applications that can process transactions without having cash.
IOT Will Be Bigger
This is one of the latest mobile app development trends as the quick adoption of cloud-based applications. It has aroused mobile developer interest in the year 2016- the Internet of Things (IoT). Experts predicted that the Internet of Things will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 33.3%, from 157.05$ billion in 2016 to 661.74$ billion by 2021.
Beacon Internet (Wi-Fi) Services
These days every industry such as Retail, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Tourism, Entertainment, Real Estate, Automotive, Advertising, Travel, Corporate, etc., is getting benefits from such internet services. Beacons could help understand this trend better. Beacons used in large buildings in order to provide the internal mapping. In the case of an emergency, the first responders can promptly access where the issue happened.
Enterprise Apps & Micro-Apps Will Advance Further
The main objective of an undertaking mobile application is to help you restructure, streamline or manage important business processes. ON the other hand, micro-app goals to suffice exceptionally focused operations and takes less load. But, both are effectively achieving their endeavors as well as are expected to continue further. The Evernote is an example of enterprise mobile apps. Your teams can collaborate on various projects from their mobile devices through The Evernote.
About, 77% businesses and companies found enterprise apps beneficial and 66% of them are increasing their investment further. Apart from this approximately 430 billion enterprise app market is expected by 2021. Besides, micro-apps with many amazing features such as HTML & ad-hoc based, lightweight and targeted, are rising nowadays. Therefore, mobile app development trends are expected to stay in 2017 and many upcoming years.