Businesses need rapid application development tools, linking existing line-of-business apps to all sorts of workers’ mobile devices—not just the information workers who usually get all of IT’s attention.

That’s the target for the revamp of Microsoft’s PowerApps.Modern enterprise applications span the spectrum of development, from no-code and low-code all the way to massive service-oriented cloud applications.
Somewhere in there is a sweet spot where apps aren’t complex enough to need a lot of development support but where they need more than drag-and-drop component connections.It’s a spot that’s clearly important, as Salesforce’s recent multi-billion-dollar acquisition of API integration platform MuleSoft shows. Microsoft has a growing suite of applications and services in this space, but perhaps the most significant is the updated and upgraded PowerApps.
Sitting alongside its Dynamics business-services apps, PowerApps (which debuted in late 2015 and has recently been enhanced) plays much the same role for Microsoft as MuleSoft will for Salesforce: as a platform for linking business data to users.To read this article in full, please click here

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