Secure Mobile Access for BYOD
Friday, March 4, 2016 by Paul Andersen
If you are an IT manager responsible for defining your organization’s approach to BYOD, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of articles and guides available on the topic. Unfortunately, most BYOD articles overlook a technology that has been the workhorse for secure remote access for more than a decade: SSL VPN.Originally designed for secure remote PC and laptop access...
Ionic Launches New Version of its HTML5 App Creator
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Richard Harris
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
A Review of Database Technologies and Frameworks for Mobile Developers
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by Marcin Warpechowski
Mobile app developers are continuously feeling the pressure to bring apps to market and update them faster and faster. This demand will only continue in 2015 and beyond. Many mobile app developers need a hard-working database behind the scenes for processing real-time data like transactions, inventory or users. This article offers insight on how mobile developers can im...
Opera Software Launches Opera TV Ads SDK for Mobile Development
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by Richard Harris
Opera Software has launched the Opera TV Ads SDK allowing developers to serve video advertising on any platform.Opera’s video advertising solution was previously available exclusively to apps distributed via the Opera TV Store application platform and developed through the Opera TV Snap technology, which transforms online video channels into apps for connected-TV device...
Intel’s Latest XDK HTML5 Mobile Development Platform Release Focuses on Cordova Plugins and Mobile Monetization
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
LG Launches New webOS TV SDK Developer Site
Monday, July 14, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
LG has launched a new webOS TV Developer Site to provide a one-stop resource center for all developer requirements for webOS TV applications. Developers can learn how to plan, design, develop and publish webOS application for the LG Smart+ TV.About the New WebsiteDevelopers can download and install the webOS TV SDK and set up the development environment. The S...
XDEV Software Releases New Java Development Environment to Create Java Applications with an HTML5 User Interface for Google Web Toolkit
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
XDEV Software Corporation has released the first version of XDEV GWT BUILDER, a new integrated Java development environment for Google Web-Toolkit. Now available for download, users will be able to create modern HTML 5 web apps as well as classical Java desktop applications based on Google Web-Toolkit. XDEV GWT BUILDER is a complete, integrated Java developmen...
HTML5 App Development With Sencha’s Recently Released Ext JS 5
Thursday, June 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
Sencha’s recent release of Ext JS 5 is the “most comprehensive update to the framework since our inception” according to the company. The product provides an HTML5 development for desktop and mobile apps providing the ability to deliver desktop apps on touch-enabled devices using a single codebase.So Whats New?Unified Events Across Desktops and Touch-screen DevicesExt J...
KidoZen Announces HTML5 App Designer Platform
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Richard Harris
KidoZen has announced the release of its HTML5 App Designer, a visual drag-and-drop tool to build prototype and production-ready, cross-platform HTML5 applications. The HTML5 App Designer is a new feature enhancement to the KidoZen enterprise mobile platform. HTML5 App Designer offers jQuery support with the ability to choose from over 30 jQuery Mobile po...
Altova Announces Cross Platform Mobile Solution for Enterprise App Development
Monday, May 12, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Altova has announced the upcoming beta release of Altova MobileTogether, a cross-platform mobile platform that enables companies to bring control of mobile data in-house, where enterprises can create, test, and deploy mobile solutions while containing full control of data, user security, access control, and the entire development cycle.The MobileTogether Designer i...
Espresso Logic Offers Live Browser Platform to Quickly Create Data Driven Apps
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Espresso Logic has launched a new product, Live Browser, which allows companies to quickly create data-driven apps. The platform provides the ability to explore, interact with and modify data from any enterprise database without programming. Live Browser is an out-of-the-box HTML5 user interface for navigating an entire database in a master/detail format....
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Richard Harris
Sencha Space – Solving BYOD with Cross Platform Management to Build and Deploy Secure Mobile HTML5 Apps
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 by Nicholas Harlow
With more and more enterprises adopting BYOD policies, the challenge for IT departments has become how to manage personal and professional applications on the same device, making sure company information is secure without infringing upon personal privacy. The importance of this issue will only grow as mobility becomes an even greater fixture in the enterprise.At Sencha,...
LG’s Connect SDK Provides Open Source Framework to Develop Apps Across Multiple TV Platforms
Monday, April 21, 2014 by Richard Harris
LG’s Connect SDK is an open source framework that connects mobile apps with multiple TV platforms. Because most TV platforms support a variety of protocols, Connect SDK integrates and abstracts the discovery and connectivity between all supported protocols.To discover supported platforms and protocols, Connect SDK uses SSDP to discover services such as DIAL, D...
Monday, April 21, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
New Version of Ludei CocoonJS Provides PhoneGap Alternative for Developers to Compile HTML5 Apps
Saturday, April 12, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Ludie has announced CocoonJS 2.0, the latest version of its platform which allows developers to compile HTML5 apps.With CocoonJS 2.0 developers can compile their project in the Canvas+, Ludie’s accelerated canvas to accelerate a game, or WebView+, the Chromium-based WebView able to run DOM-based games and apps. This allows developers to take advantage of each ...
Apperian Opens API for Enterprise Mobile App Development
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Richard Harris
Apperian has announced the availability of an open API for its entire enterprise mobility platform. Apperian offers a fully extensible platform for users to integrate and extend their own solutions into their own or third-party IT infrastructures. Recently, the company launched a new mobile app policy engine for enterprises and business partners to develo...
Sencha Reports on the State and Future of HTML5 App Development
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Richard Harris
A recent report commissioned by Sencha provides some interesting insights into where we are today and what the future holds for HTML5 app development.We visited with Sencha CEO Michael Mullany for a few minutes to talk about the report and get his views on the subject. During the conversation Mullany provided a great analogy, saying that enterpr...
Tizen App Challenge Winners Announced
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Richard Harris
Tizen has announced the winners of the Tizen App Challenge, a contest that awarded over $4M in prizes to app developers. 54 prizes were awarded to top ranked Tizen apps across 9 categories. In addition, the top rated HTML5 apps received $50,000 each.Roughly half of the submissions were HTML5 and the other half were native. In a survey of contestants, a third o...
Kinvey Integrates Gizmox's Visual WebGui HTML5 Platform
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
Kinvey has announced its integration with Gizmox's Visual WebGui HTML5 platform which allows developers to build apps using familiar languages and tools like C#, VB.net, and Visual Studio. These apps can then be deployed as native, cross-platform HTML5 or hybrid apps that run on any device. With Kinvey’s platform integrated with Visual WebGui, enterp...
Trends That Will Drive HTML5 This Year
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Robert Grossberg
2014 promises to be a big year for HTML5 mobile games. As
the CEO of a NYC-based mobile web game distribution company, I see three trends
application developers should look for this year that will drive the HTML5
Trend Number 1:
HTML5-based mobile web app demand will skyrocket
There is a growing set of HTML5 app stores that are all
Sencha Launches GXT 3.1 Beta to Create Web Apps Using Java
Friday, February 28, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Friday, February 21, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon Expands the Availability of Amazon Coins for Android Devices
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Amazon has announced that customers in the US, UK and Germany can now buy, spend and earn Amazon Coins on their Android phones and tablets.Amazon users need to download the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and their existing Coins balances automatically appear. Existing Android users can upgrade to the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and new customers ca...
New HP Access Catalog Joins the Growing Ranks of Enterprise App Store Solutions
Monday, February 17, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
You won’t see the folks at Microsoft jumping up and down regarding the announcement by HP of its new Access Catalog service, which can include iOS, Android and HTML5 apps, but not Microsoft and Blackberry.HP’s enterprise app store joins a growing number of companies including Good Technology and others offering private app store services for enterprises. HP’s ...
Android Developers Get New Ways to Access Intel’s XDK with New Intel Android Developer Zone
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
One of the sweetest exhibits we visited at Apps World last week was the Intel developer zone where the full suite of Intel’s developer offerings were on display. They’ve put some real muscle and thought behind mobile and are emerging as a serious player in the mobile sphere.And while it seems that the full Intel Developer Zone team was working the crowd last w...
Amazon Allows App Developers to Monetize HTML5 Web Apps
Friday, January 31, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Amazon continues to push to find ways to increase its app revenues and has now announced developers can set a list price for web apps.Last fall, Amazon started allowing developers to publish web apps in the Amazon Appstore however these apps were automatically set to free. Now developers can now set a list price in specific currencies based on the lo...
Original Intel HTML5 Web App XDK to Disappear in February
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
A number of big tech companies are seeking the holy grail of an HTML5 web app mobile platform that will unseat Apple and Google. Intel is one of these, and they are busily working to update their offering as recently outlined by Joe Wolf, Product Manager for the Intel XDK.From a blog post by Joe, “We intend to end-of-life the original Intel XDK (originally called t...
Amazon Shakes Up Developer Site: Offers New Dedicated Pages for Gaming and HTML5 App Developers
Monday, January 13, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon just can’t leave things alone announcing a number of updates to its Developer Portal. So what have they done?Streamlined App SubmissionThey’ve made it easier to check an existing Android .apk for compatibility with the Amazon Appstore. Just drag your .apk to the updated testing widget on the Home page and get results in seconds. If your app is ready to go (a...
App Developers Will Find it a Little Easier to Submit Apps for Smart TVs
Sunday, January 12, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
We reported in September that the Smart TV Alliance was creating a single app developer submission process to launch apps across a number of Smart TV formats as well as releasing a new SDK 2.5 that will facilitate multi-screen app development.The companies behind the Alliance, led by LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba, realize that the battle for developers...
Gizmox Launches Visual WebGui Version 7 to Develop HTML5 Apps Using C#
Monday, December 23, 2013 by Richard Harris
Gizmox has announced the availability of Visual WebGui Version 7 which includes a new mobile feature set, an assessment tool for analyzing legacy desktop apps, and integration with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013.
Visual WebGui allows Visual Studio developers to create HTML5 apps using only C# and visual designers, with no need to learn new programming languages...
Mozilla and Goo Promote US$45K Game Creator Challenge to HTML5 App Developers
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
To create games, contestants will use the Goo platform consisting of Goo Engine – a 3D J...
Genuitec Releases MyEclipse 2014 IDE for Java, Java EE and Mobile App Development
Friday, December 6, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Developers who want an integrated development environment to create enterprise apps for the cloud, as well as for desktop, web and mobile, can now take advantage of new enhancements to Genuitec’s MyEclipse platform.
MyEclipse 2014 now includes full specs for Java EE 7, enhanced REST Web Services for reverse engineering and mobilization, bundled JDK 1.7 suppor...
HTML5 App Development: Insight into Choices for Mobile Developers to Bring Web Apps to Market
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
How HTML5 mobile app developers decide between four fundamental choices to bring web apps to market is the basis of a recent report by Vision Mobile.
The report is taken from data derived from four different sources: raw data from Vision Mobile’s Q2 Developer Economics survey (6,000 respondents, April-May 2013); analytics from 30,000 plus Android apps available in Goog...
Sencha Encourages App Developers to Provide Feedback on Sencha Architect 3 Release Candidate
Saturday, November 2, 2013 by Richard Harris
Sencha has announced the availability of the Sencha Architect 3 Release Candidate, as it continues towards its full release of the product. During SenchaCon 2013, the company provided a limited preview of Architect 3, a visual HTML5 app builder, and made it publically available soon after. Included in the early implementations were new features like...
Intel Announces XDK NEW HTML5 Cross platform Toolkit at HTML5DevCon
Saturday, October 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Intel continues its push towards HTML5 development with the announcement of its new XDK NEW HTML5 Cross-platform Toolkit. The news was made at the HTML5DevCon event where Intel vice president Christos Georgiopoulos made the announcement.
The new toolkit for web and hybrid apps will help allow developers to create HTML5 apps and shorten time from idea to app store. Enha...
UC Web Leads HTML5 Charge in China
Friday, October 25, 2013 by Michael Haynes
UC Web, one of the top open mobile browsers in China, has announced that Amazon is launching an app on its browser’s open platform, which acts like a de facto operating system.
As reported in the Pando Times by Hamish McKenzie, users will be able to open the Amazon “light app” and shop on the site just as they would if they were using a native app, or visiting the web...
Mozilla Temps App Developers With Round 2 of Free Firefox Phones
Thursday, September 5, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
In May Mozilla launched the Phones for Apps for Firefox OS to encourage app developers to port their HTML5 apps to the Firefox platform. The free Geeksphone Keon phone program maxed out and many developers were unable to get a free phone.
Mozilla has restocked its phone inventory and is again enticing developers to port their current HTML5 app. The company is not guara...
AppGyver Launches Steroids HTML5 Hybrid App Development Platform
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
AppGyver Steroids, an HTML5 Hybrid App development platform for iOS and Android has officially been fully released.AppGyver’s Marko Lehtimaki blogged, “We've been building Steroids for almost 18 months with our team of nine people. The first production-ready apps were built with our platform already a year ago. We have listened to thousands of developers, built mul...
Cross Platform App Development Where, What and Do You Need it?
Monday, August 19, 2013 by Richard Harris
The problem of cross-platform development is as old as computer programming itself. Cross-platform software can be divided into two types. One requires individual building or compilation for each platform that it supports, and the other can be directly run on any platform without special preparation, e.g. software written just once in an interpreted language for which t...
Lotaris and PayPal Team Up for Mobile Payments
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
App developers have another option to receive revenue from mobile users through a partnership between Lotaris and PayPal.
The agreement will expand the current credit card and mobile operator billing options that Lotaris currently offers through its in-appCommerce platform available in over 80 countries.
The payment solution is currently available for Windows mobile...
Cloudbase.io Partners with SoftLayer to Launch Cloudbase.io Enterprise
Monday, August 12, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Cloudbase.io has announced the introduction of cloudbase.io for the enterprise, allowing developers to deploy a private cloudbase.io cloud. The company has teamed up with SoftLayer to offer hosting services of the new service allowing companies to use their hardware to utilize the cloudbase.io structure to function as middleware within a network and ...
Sencha and Rackspace Collaborate to Drive Mobile Application Market
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Richard Harris
Sencha Joins Rackspace Mobile Application Developer Ecosystem; Rackspace to Sponsor SenchaCon 2013REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sencha, the leader in powering HTML5 development for desktop and mobile applications, today announced that they have joined forces with Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company, to make it even easier for developers to bu...