Innovation

Next Gen Software Development

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  • Software development invests every industrial sector on a global level and this phenomenon is only destined to grow thanks to the ever greater pervasiveness of information technology in every aspect of human life. The emergence of new innovative technologies will be a further element of amplification.

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  • Next generation software development will be characterized by an ever increasing standardization of methodologies (Agile and DevOps on all), programming languages ​​(Javascript and Java mainly) and consistent user interfaces on all the devices thanks to PWAs. Increasingly, the market will see the adoption of platforms that reduce the need to write code and automate part of the software development process

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  • Business Changers uses in its projects the continuous delivery approach that allows its customers to maximize the benefits deriving from the implementation of IT solutions and maximize the return on investment

The development of application code is, and will increasingly be, one of the activities with the greatest impact on the global economy. Every aspect of human life is destined to become "programmable": the need for ubiquity and high performances is set to revolutionize the software development


Software development through the use of programming languages acquires increasingly more importance in the international economic scenario. It is expected that within a few years, software development will be the first job in terms of employment.

Software development invests every industrial sector on a global level. With the advent of artificial intelligence and the blockchain, this expansive phenomenon can only increase further. Furthermore, new technologies are continually being introduced to the market.

Business Changers has identified evolutionary trends in the software development industry (we call it Next Generation Software Development). These trends are described below, leaving out blockchain and artificial intelligence that have been discussed exhaustively elsewhere, in particular in Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence.

Low code development

The software production can be significantly accelerated thanks to the adoption of particular platforms that provide developers with a graphical user interface (GUI) for assembling and configuring pre-built components in order to minimize (or at least reduce) the writing of traditional code. The platform can provide application components for managing portions of databases, business processes and user interfaces for web applications.

The most widespread low code platforms are: OutSystems, Kissflow, Appian, Zoho Creator, Google App Builder. Although a certain amount of coding is still required, low code development platforms certainly reduce development time, costs and risks.

Node. js

Node. js is an open source platform that allows the execution of javascript code on the server side. Node.js, derives from the javascript engine of Google Chrome and implements the so-called “JavaScript everywhere” paradigm, raising the javascript language (originally born as a client language) to a unique and complete language for the development of Web applications.

Javascript is today the most widespread programming language in the world (it is estimated that about 60% of the source code developed annually is based on javascript) and its adoption on the server side allows to capitalize on the skills of developers. Node.js also allows to optimize the performance under network load due to its asynchronous nature of events.

Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)

PWAs are web applications that, thanks to the combination of innovative technologies and the evolution of browsers, appear to users as real mobile apps. A PWA is a unique web application usable on all the browsers and devices, eliminating the need of creating and maintaining different versions of the software based on the individual mobile platforms (iOS, Android) and thus reducing significantly the cost of ownership.

Opinion leaders like Gartner believe that the PWAs are going to expand more significantly eroding the spread with the native mobile apps, thanks also to the Google support in defining the evolution of PWA technologies.

Continuous development, continuous delivery, Agile, DevOps

Continuous software development is an important opportunity for companies and will soon become a standard (Amazon releases new code into production every 11.7 seconds). Continuous development requires that as soon as a software component is written, it is integrated with the rest of the application, tested and released into production.

The continuous delivery integrates fully with the Agile development methodology and with the DevOps (Development Operations) approach that allows, thanks to dedicated processes and tools, to optimize the collaboration between developers and operations managers through the entire software life cycle.

Business Changers invests a lot in updating the skills of its staff, following a continuous training approach, in order to provide its customers with the most innovative technologies to build solid and reliable systems for a successful business process automation.

The development of application code is, and will increasingly be, one of the activities with the greatest impact on the global economy. Every aspect of human life is destined to become "programmable": the need for ubiquity and high performances is set to revolutionize the software development


Software development through the use of programming languages acquires increasingly more importance in the international economic scenario. It is expected that within a few years, software development will be the first job in terms of employment.

Software development invests every industrial sector on a global level. With the advent of artificial intelligence and the blockchain, this expansive phenomenon can only increase further. Furthermore, new technologies are continually being introduced to the market.

Business Changers has identified evolutionary trends in the software development industry (we call it Next Generation Software Development). These trends are described below, leaving out blockchain and artificial intelligence that have been discussed exhaustively elsewhere, in particular in Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence.

Low code development

The software production can be significantly accelerated thanks to the adoption of particular platforms that provide developers with a graphical user interface (GUI) for assembling and configuring pre-built components in order to minimize (or at least reduce) the writing of traditional code. The platform can provide application components for managing portions of databases, business processes and user interfaces for web applications.

The most widespread low code platforms are: OutSystems, Kissflow, Appian, Zoho Creator, Google App Builder. Although a certain amount of coding is still required, low code development platforms certainly reduce development time, costs and risks.

Node. js

Node. js is an open source platform that allows the execution of javascript code on the server side. Node.js, derives from the javascript engine of Google Chrome and implements the so-called “JavaScript everywhere” paradigm, raising the javascript language (originally born as a client language) to a unique and complete language for the development of Web applications.

Javascript is today the most widespread programming language in the world (it is estimated that about 60% of the source code developed annually is based on javascript) and its adoption on the server side allows to capitalize on the skills of developers. Node.js also allows to optimize the performance under network load due to its asynchronous nature of events.

Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)

PWAs are web applications that, thanks to the combination of innovative technologies and the evolution of browsers, appear to users as real mobile apps. A PWA is a unique web application usable on all the browsers and devices, eliminating the need of creating and maintaining different versions of the software based on the individual mobile platforms (iOS, Android) and thus reducing significantly the cost of ownership.

Opinion leaders like Gartner believe that the PWAs are going to expand more significantly eroding the spread with the native mobile apps, thanks also to the Google support in defining the evolution of PWA technologies.

Continuous development, continuous delivery, Agile, DevOps

Continuous software development is an important opportunity for companies and will soon become a standard (Amazon releases new code into production every 11.7 seconds). Continuous development requires that as soon as a software component is written, it is integrated with the rest of the application, tested and released into production.

The continuous delivery integrates fully with the Agile development methodology and with the DevOps (Development Operations) approach that allows, thanks to dedicated processes and tools, to optimize the collaboration between developers and operations managers through the entire software life cycle.

Business Changers invests a lot in updating the skills of its staff, following a continuous training approach, in order to provide its customers with the most innovative technologies to build solid and reliable systems for a successful business process automation.

    1

  • Software development invests every industrial sector on a global level and this phenomenon is only destined to grow thanks to the ever greater pervasiveness of information technology in every aspect of human life. The emergence of new innovative technologies will be a further element of amplification.

  • 2

  • Next generation software development will be characterized by an ever increasing standardization of methodologies (Agile and DevOps on all), programming languages ​​(Javascript and Java mainly) and consistent user interfaces on all the devices thanks to PWAs. Increasingly, the market will see the adoption of platforms that reduce the need to write code and automate part of the software development process

  • 3

  • Business Changers uses in its projects the continuous delivery approach that allows its customers to maximize the benefits deriving from the implementation of IT solutions and maximize the return on investment