More and more vendors are making it easier for anyone and everyone to develop apps and services and, while this has caused some discontent between already skilled developers, they shouldn’t feel so disgruntled. So claims Anne DelSanto, general manager of Salesforce’s Lightning Platform, who spoke to IT Pro during the company’s annual Dreamforce in San Francisco this week.
“We are democtratising app development. Now, building apps is everyone’s business,” she said. “The cloud delivered on the promise of democratising software and delivered on the promise of democratising infrastructure. There were people who were afraid of those revolutions and changes. With the democratisation of app development, the opportunity grows.