Microsoft a Mobile Application Development Platform leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

Microsoft’s Nat Friedman has just taken to the company’s blog to announce that Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms.  This reflects Microsoft’s expanded Mobile Application Development Platforms, especially in regards to Xamarin integration, enhancements to Azure App Services, and more.

Gartner Magic Quadrant Mobile App Development

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms (Source: Gartner)

Nat notes that Microsoft has also shown commitment towards their vision of “Any developer, any app, any platform,” and the company is glad the industry has been recognizing this approach to mobility. Additionally, Nat highlights some of the reasons for Gartner’s validation.

These reasons include:

  • The best development tools in a single package
  • Sophisticated mobile DevOps
  • Putting developers first

If you would like to dive into the more expanded details on the reasons for the validation, you can check out Nat’s full post on the official Microsoft blog. Once you do check it out, be sure to drop us a comment below telling us what you think of this latest validation!

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