Chapter 8. Mobilizing Existing Application Architectures

 

What’s gone and past help, should be past grief.

 
 --Shakespeare

The development of mobile applications not only includes creating a mobile client that communicates with your back-end systems, but often requires modifying and extending your existing application architecture.

In this chapter, we initially look at how the architectures of modern enterprise web applications have evolved. We then explore some of the modifications and extensions that will have to be made to these architectures in order for them to accommodate new mobile applications.

Evolution of Enterprise Architectures

In the following sections, we look at the evolution of enterprise architectures as well as some of the different ...

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