Rapid Mobile Application Development

What Does Rapid Mobile Application Development Mean?

Rapid mobile application development (RMAD) is a specific type of rapid application development (RAD) that affects mobile designs. It is based on the idea that application development can be expedited with various streamlining approaches.

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Techopedia Explains Rapid Mobile Application Development

One aspect of rapid mobile application development is the use of “low code/no code” tools – in other words, platforms that offer GUI interfaces for design that get around some of the benchwork involved in programming. Rapid mobile application development can offer a much easier design process, but may restrict options according to the way the platform is built. In general, it echoes a prior move to automate web design and other technical processes by offering an easier layer of technology on top of coding platforms.

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