Hot on the heels of its recent acquisition of application performance management company AppDynamics, Cisco announced today that its newest subsidiary will be launching a new developer toolkit as part of its Spring 2017 release. The toolkit is aimed at helping application development teams within enterprises better manage their application development lifecycles.
The goal of the AppDynamics’ Developer Toolkit is to accelerate the process of building and launching Web and mobile apps for corporations, according to Cisco. The toolkit includes tools to build, test, analyze, and improve on a company?EU?s application products. The toolkit is generally available starting today.
“Today, the application is the business, creating immense pressure on organizations to deliver new experiences that ‘wow’ customers,” said Bhaskar Sunkara, chief technical officer and head of product at AppDynamics. “With our new Developer Toolkit, companies can give their application teams the context of how their code impacts the business and deliver innovation like a digital leader.”
Included in the capabilities of the new toolkit is support for new languages and development tools, such as Go (or GoLang) and Xamarin, a C#-based platform used by developers to build native user interfaces for apps on the iOS, Android, and Windows environments. The toolkit also includes new extensions to help development teams integrate and test their apps before and after launch.
AppDynamics’ spring release also includes updates to its Enterprise iQ and Business iQ products, both of which are designed to help app developers monitor and improve the experiences their customers have with their apps. The Business iQ update, for example, will include a Unique Crash Tool to analyze crash reports and correlate them with business metrics such as customer conversion rates or revenue. A new Android Studio plugin, meanwhile, should help developers reduce errors when delivering apps for mobile…