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Why More Developers are Turning to TIBCO

Blog: The Tibco Blog

Developers today are looking to many different toolsets and architectural patterns to build and deploy applications in a number of different ways. Edge devices are being utilized for IoT and machine learning functions, in addition to the traditional deployment methods, like function as a service (FaaS), rising up in the form of serverless computing and microservices as a new use for event-driven architecture.

Oftentimes, developers are turning to many different companies to find the tools they need to meet their needs. TIBCO has always been a strong competitor in the tech space, but here are a few reasons why more and more developers are turning to TIBCO for modern application development.

Open source products

Developers utilize open source software to speed up delivery and leverage industry best practices. Open source projects like Flogo and Mashling are offered under a BSD-style license imposing minimal restrictions on their use for anything you build, fostering creativity and an endless number of possibilities.

New methods of deployment

Project Flogo and Project Mashling can aid developers in adapting to new methods of development and deployment. Function as a Service provides developers with the capability to deploy individual pieces of business logic (functions) without worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The lightweight capabilities of Flogo natively support FaaS based deployment saving users time and taking control of the cost of running their functions and services. Additionally, as developers (and architects) started to explore ways to make their development easier to scale, they started developing smaller services (microservices) that led to the emergence of a new paradigm known as event-driven architecture.

Adaptive to new technologies

Project Flogo gives you the ability to run machine learning models (e.g. TensorFlow) against real-time data. Developers are also leveraging edge computing and IoT deployments. IoT devices have limited resources, so developers are turning to lightweight resources that can run natively on these devices.  Flogo provides an ultra-lightweight framework for developers to create microservices, which can be run on the smallest devices with the highest efficiency.

Microservice support

The microservices pattern is about creating services that are self-contained, used for a single purpose, and have a bounded context. Developers have a lot of choices when it comes to building and deploying microservices, including  TIBCO Cloud Integration. With the intuitive UI of TIBCO Cloud Integration, you can build new services or configure complex integration patterns and easily run them in the cloud or deploy to the platform or container of your choice.

TIBCO’s developer-focused technologies can enable you to take advantage of all the latest innovations around application development and integration for any type of deployment.  With TIBCO behind you, you can base your choices on what works best to solve your business’s problems.

To learn more about how and why more developers are turning to TIBCO for all of their modern application development needs, check out this eBook.

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