Nothing is hotter right now than developer tools.
More individuals are learning to code, and companies are hiring the best of them to build new cloud and mobile apps. Hackers and investors alike are beginning to figure out that whoever makes the best tools stands to make a huge amount of money.
With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.
These might not be the most popular, most commonly used services — heck, some of these names might be totally new to you. But that’s part of what VentureBeat does: We try to bring you new tools to try out before they blow up and become hugely popular.
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