1/24/2019 12:03:53 PM
Lightning Platform Mobile from Salesforce aims to future-proof apps
Salesforce,Rapid Development,Business Apps
https://appdevelopermagazine.com/images/news_images/SalesForce-Lightning-Platform-Mobile-App-Developer-Magazine_y82pt3rw.jpg
App Developer Magazine

Lightning Platform Mobile from Salesforce aims to future-proof apps



Christian Hargrave Christian Hargrave in iOS Thursday, January 24, 2019
11,345

Salesforce has launched Lightning Platform Mobile, a set of tools that help businesses create mobile apps fast, but without compromising the mobile user's experience.

Adding another lego to the wall between native programmers and low-code app builders, Salesforce has just announced the new Lightning Platform Mobile, a set of tools and services that aim to empower business users to build quick, connected and future-proofed mobile apps.
 
Consumers today expect their mobile experiences to be immersive and easy-to-use. But with app developers in short supply, there is an increased demand for cost and time-efficient solutions for building meaningful mobile apps. This is especially true given that 48% of IT organizations have a significant mobile developer skills gap, with an additional 33% anticipating one in the next two years.

Lightning Platform Mobile includes:

  • Mobile Builders for creating immersive mobile experiences using a low-code development environment and pre-built JavaScript components that act as building blocks for your mobile app. With Mobile Builders, admins can easily turn spreadsheets into mobile apps, design their app’s data model, and configure the app UI using simple clicks. And our AppExchange offers more than 180 ready-made components to give you a head-start.
     
  • Mobile Services that make adding backend services a breeze for business users. With Mobile Services, admins can add more power to their mobile apps with elaborate workflows, Einstein’s declarative AI services, and integration with third-party data. And now with this release, admins can add mobile push notifications — all with the click of a button.
     
  • The all-new Mobile Publisher empowers admins to publish employee and customer apps directly on the App Store and Google Play. Mobile Publisher takes care of the entire packaging and submission process, making it quicker and easier than ever to get apps published and updated. Read more about Mobile Publisher here, and find out how Cornell University and Mercer are already using it to transform how they engage with students and customers.
     

Leyla Seka, EVP, and Head of Mobile at Salesforce said in a recent blog post that Dumbo, a century-old Dutch supermarket chain built their employee app for internal collaboration and task management in the span of eight weeks using the new platform. Along with that, she also mentions that United Rentals built an app that reduced the complexity of finding business opportunities and bolstered their team’s ability to drive sales using the new Lightning Platform Mobile.



100 Questions and Answers to help you land your Dream iOS Job: or to hire the right candidate!

This guide titled, "100 Questions and Answers to help you land your Dream iOS Job" can help you through some further questions related to landing a job related to iOS. With 100 Questions and Answers categorized by seniority and with reviews from some of the top iOS engineers worldwide, this book will level up how you make interviews for your favorite platform.

475 Tax Deductions for Businesses and Self-Employed Individuals

Are you paying more taxes than you have to as a developer or freelancer? The IRS is certainly not going to tell you about a deduction you failed to take, and your accountant is not likely to take the time to ask you about every deduction you’re entitled to. As former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson admitted, “If you don’t claim it, you don’t get it.

The Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Latest Model)

Inside the buds, there is a newly-designed H1 chip which Apple has built specifically for the headphones. It improves connectivity pairing times, the efficiency of the battery life, and allows for hands-free "Hey Siri" functionality. New for the AirPods 2019 is the wireless charging case for the earbuds, which means you can use Qi-compatible charging mats to power the case without having to stick a cable in. 

A hands-on guide to mastering mobile forensics for iOS and Android

Get hands-on experience in performing simple to complex mobile forensics techniques Retrieve and analyze data stored not only on mobile devices but also through the cloud and other connected mediums A practical guide to leveraging the power of mobile forensics on popular mobile platforms with lots of tips, tricks, and caveats.

Gps tracker for kids

The Chirp GPS app is a top-ranked location sharing app available for Apple and Android that is super easy to use, and most of all, it's reliable.

The Latest Nerd Ranch Guide (3rd Edition) to Android Programming

Write and run code every step of the way, using Android Studio to create apps that integrate with other apps, download and display pictures from the web, play sounds, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development.