An enterprise framework that combines application development and social media

We’ve all seen the demos of a solution that offers a self-service way for users and application developers to provision business services on their own. When I see those demos, the enterprise IT administrator in me cringes at the data governance and licensing impact of such solutions. I recently learned about a platform as a service for application solution that takes an entirely different approach.

The Mendix Agile Business Platform allows you to build and deploy applications very quickly. What I like about this development platform and the platform’s application store is that code snippets can be downloaded to give your application some functionality, such as a Twitter feed that can display current Tweets about a username or a company. Another example is a Google Maps module that can add that functionality into a website for various themes, templates, and styles. The Mendix Agile Business Platform also offers an enterprise cloud dashboard that ensures awareness for each application within an application cloud.


Read the entire post at TechRepublic.


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