June 12, 2015—The proliferation of different devices also creates development and deployment challenges, the survey finds. Through all this, security is also one of the top concerns.
All this is pushing developers to web-based development platforms, and away from the native on-premises tools they may have favored in the past, the survey concludes. Close to two-thirds, 63 percent, say that web-based development environments are critical to their web and mobile application strategies. Twenty-seven percent say they will be moving away from native app development to web-based development over the coming year.