There’s a lot frustration in the world when it comes to software, especially first with how long it takes to develop anything and, second, with the number of bugs that need to be continuously addressed. The good news is that this is an issue that the people that built programing languages have been aware of for some time. In fact, a significant amount of progress in the form of functional programming languages such as Haskell has already been made.
It’s hard to see how a mobile application development environment is viable these days without some sort of mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) platform to accompany it. The latest provider of a mobile development platform to make such an effort is Kony, which this week launched the Kony Mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform.