Chicago (PRWEB) February 15, 2016
G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, today released the development bundle of reports to help businesses navigate through the sea of platforms and identify the leading software development tools. As programming practices have matured, software development tools have grown at a rapid pace, making it challenging for businesses to keep up with the resources available to them.
The development bundle of reports includes Grid data for key value stores, build automation, text editor, version control systems, continuous integration, mobile development, and rapid app development software. Each Grid leverages customer satisfaction data reported by authenticated users along with vendor market presence determined from social and public data. Based on a combination of these scores, each software solution is categorized as a Leader, High Performer, Contender, or Niche.
Key Value Stores
The Key-Value Stores Grid℠ report features over 130 user reviews. The report found users employ key-value stores for a web application or for internal data storage and archiving. Verified reviewers also gave security, data manipulation and query language low satisfaction ratings. Redis was named a Leader in the report, receiving strong customer satisfaction scores with a large market presence.
The Build Automation Grid℠ report features over 260 build automation reviews and found users prefer products that support multiple program languages and cross-platform features. codeship earned the highest overall satisfaction score, while Jenkins and Ansible both earned the highest overall market presence scores.
The Text Editor Grid℠ report found users were most often interested in editor performance, extensibility, and how well the program improved their productivity. Notepad++ and Sublime Text were named Leaders in the report, receiving strong customer satisfaction scores with a large market presence.
Version Control Systems
The Version Control System Grid℠ report features over 250 version control system reviews and found that all products in the version control systems category received some negative responses in regards to performance, ranging from sluggish speeds to integration problems. GitHub, Git, and BitBucket were named Leaders in the report, receiving strong customer satisfaction scores with a large market presence.
The Continuous Integration Grid℠ report features over 200 reviews and found users prefer products with cross-platform compatibility and vibrant ecosystems. Jenkins earned the highest overall satisfaction score, while TeamCity earned the highest overall market presence score.
The Mobile Development Grid℠ Report features over 360 mobile development reviews and found users from different sized organizations demand different levels of database size, customization, and additional features. Android Studio, Twilio, iOS SDK, Visual Studio, PhoneGap, Salesforce App Cloud: Force.com, and Xcode were named Leaders in the report, receiving strong customer satisfaction scores with a large market presence.
Rapid App Development
The Rapid App Development Grid℠ Report features over 150 rapid app development reviews and found users prefer products with vibrant communities as they help produce larger quantities of higher-quality documentation and plug-ins. Intuit QuickBase and Salesforce App Cloud: Force.com were named Leaders in the report, receiving strong customer satisfaction scores with a large market presence.
About G2 Crowd, Inc.
G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, leverages more than 60,000 user reviews to drive better purchasing decisions. Technology buyers, investors, and analysts use the site to compare and select the best software based on peer reviews and synthesized social data. Co-founded by the founder and former executives from SaaS leader BigMachines and backed by roughly $12 million in capital, G2 Crowd aims to bring authenticity and transparency to business technology research. For more information, go to G2Crowd.com.