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Apple-subsidiary-FileMaker-rebrands-as-Claris

Apple subsidiary FileMaker rebrands as Claris


Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by

Today at their 24th annual DevCon, FileMaker, Inc. unveiled the start of a new chapter in the company’s history as Claris International. In addition, the company announced its acquisition of Stamplay, a service that helps businesses of all sizes integrate data from third-party cloud services into their apps with easy-to-use connectors. The acquisition of Stamplay ...


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Alpha TransForm cuts build time for offline-capable mobile apps


Monday, June 24, 2019 by

Alpha Software Corporation announced the official launch of Alpha TransForm a mobile app development and deployment platform that turns complex paper forms or business processes into scalable, offline-capable mobile apps in just a few hours. Alpha TransForm apps can be highly-customized and have outstanding offline support for industrial-strength requirements. T...


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Enterprise Low Code Factory launches at PegaWorld


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

Pegasystems Inc. announced at PegaWorld the launch of Enterprise Low-Code Factory - a centralized dashboard that helps employees quickly create enterprise software that complies with company standards. With tools, training, and other resources, Enterprise Low-Code Factory helps businesses cultivate and scale their own home-grown community of citizen developers while min...


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FileMaker 18 low code custom app making platform arrives


Thursday, May 30, 2019 by

The FileMaker 18 low-code platform is here from FileMaker Inc (Apple subsidiary) and features a range of enhancements,  from an improved user interface to a larger offering of security controls. FileMaker reports that more than 50 thousand companies use the FileMaker Platform to create custom apps to solve their unique challenges and drive growth. While custom a...


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Low code development platform gets an update from Filemaker


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by

The low-code mobile app platform FileMaker, Inc. has announced the release of the FileMaker 17 platform which features starter apps and master-details layouts in hopes to make app development easier, and faster when using their tools. It also includes a redesigned FileMaker Server Admin Console and new FileMaker Admin API to help streamline custom app management.Compani...


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Making voice enabled apps for home or business


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

A voice-enabled application is a piece of software integrated with a service like Amazon Lex to add a conversational interface. This is typically a technology that we associate with consumers, thanks to voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Google Home. However, history tells us that consumers expect the enterprise to mirror their own personal use of technolog...


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App development using low code and no code report in


Thursday, February 8, 2018 by

Creating custom mobile apps using low code and no code platforms induces a rare form of nausea in some native programmers. Why? Because they don't fully understand what low code platforms really do and they don't want to care. As programmers we want to think of ourselves as "high and mighty coding Gods" with anything less than scripting languages beneath us. And the mor...


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Is this the age of the single-purpose App


Monday, December 11, 2017 by

Any time there is more than one way to do something, there will be debate about which way is best. The topic of building apps for mobile platforms has been subject to such discussions for years now. Systems architects, industry experts, developers and others have verbally tussled over whether it makes more sense to build multiple single-purpose apps or one multi-purpose...


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FileMaker not for dummies


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...


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Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

A survey of web developers and designers finds that the web professional industry continues to boom two decades after the emergence of the Internet. Rapid growth in clients is fueled by the retail and travel industries, according to a new global research study commissioned by GoDaddy.The industry study, conducted in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Bra...


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Learn FileMaker with help from new Custom App Academy


Thursday, August 10, 2017 by

FileMaker, Inc. has announced the launch of its Custom App Academy and FileMaker Developer Conference videos designed to help individuals learn to build custom apps using their Platform.The new Custom App Academy includes video tutorials with step-by-step guidance tailored to the learner’s level:- Fundamentals: Provides an overview of their Platform and the basic naviga...


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Andrew LeCates from FileMaker discusses version 16


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary that helps developers make custom apps, has recently released their platform's 16th iteration. The updates have enhanced previous versions with improvements that both professional and first-time developers can use to create, share, and run custom apps.Some of their new updates include a new Layout Objects window, scalability up to 500 simu...


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FileMaker updates to version 16 and packs a punch


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by

FileMaker, Inc. announced the release of the FileMaker 16 Platform, the latest version of its custom app platform. Their platform includes everything needed to create, share, and run custom apps for business teams. This simplifies and accelerates the design and delivery of custom apps for mobile, cloud and on-premises deployments. The FileMaker 16 Platform packs powerfu...


The-A-to-Z-of-low-code-app-development

The A to Z of low-code app development


Friday, February 10, 2017 by

As we enter 2017, we are seeing low-code app development take root across larger enterprises and smaller businesses alike. In 2016, big players like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce staked their claim in this market segment. Enter 2017, and we can expect the new entrants, along with incumbents such as WaveMaker, Mendix and OutSystems, to beg...


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Mobile automation testing tips


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by

As mobile application development matures, the range of features increases, but so does the effort required to test for regressions before shipping updates. A robust automation testing strategy can help in this situation but it is important to look at some key factors when setting up test suite infrastructure. An automated UI test suite can quickly run through all ...


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FileMaker's State of the Custom App Report looks at citizen developers


Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

As technology advances, so too does it's versatility in the hands of the average ordinary person. A new wave of low and no code solutions is flourishing, allowing a robust group of citizen developers to rise up. Developers, who either can't or don't want to code, are creating their own application development projects - sometimes without having to type a single line of ...


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3 reasons low code software is helping IT departments be superheroes


Thursday, December 1, 2016 by

Although we’ve long since entered the digital age, many organizations remain saddled with legacy IT systems, unable to keep up with the growing and ever-changing demands of the business. Not only that, with resources stretched, many IT departments are left with no choice but to prioritize day-to-day management over business innovation. And yet despite considerable chall...


Should-you-buy-or-build-a-mobile-app-for-your-business

Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business


Friday, November 11, 2016 by

The question of whether a company should Buy or Build a mobile app for their business is often portrayed as a binary choice between picking an off-the-shelf app/solution, or building a custom solution from scratch, using an in-house developer team or contracted 3rd party.    The Build vs Buy landscape has many more options. Organizations looking to adopt a m...


Why-software-is-no-longer-being-written-from-scratch

Why software is no longer being written from scratch


Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by

Application developers are increasingly reliant on open source component parts because pre-fabricated components speed up innovation and save developers the time (and money) of having to write code from scratch.But with 6.1% of component downloads containing a known security vulnerability it’s inevitable that defective parts will make their way into production – especia...


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You can now build and run apps in FileMaker Cloud


Monday, October 3, 2016 by

FileMaker, Inc. has released its cloud-based platform for managing and running custom apps, FileMaker Cloud. The offering provides the simplicity, performance and reliability of the FileMaker Platform without having to spend time and resources deploying and maintaining a server.FileMaker enables businesses, both small and large, to quickly and easily deploy custom mobil...


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Filemaker Is Giving Away a New Service Business Toolkit to Help You Create Apps Faster


Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by

FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary, has introduced a new Service Business Toolkit providing insight into using getting started using the FileMaker app publishing platform and Idea to iPad Bundle, which provides licensing, training and customer support. The Service Business Toolkit is free and the Idea to iPad Bundle is available for sale at local Apple Stores and directly f...


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A Chat with Andy LeCates About FileMaker 15 Platform


Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by

We recently visited with Andy LeCates with FileMaker to discuss the latest release of the FileMaker platform.ADM: FileMaker launched its new FileMaker 15 platform on May 10. Can you tell us a little bit about what that is?LeCates: The new FileMaker 15 Platform provides stronger essentials to make unique custom apps for your business that work seamlessly across iPad, iPh...


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Grey Taps Into ArcTouch's Expertise in Helping Brands Create Custom Digital Experiences


Thursday, February 25, 2016 by

Marketing and advertising agency Grey recently acquired ArcTouch, a mobile design and development company, to tap into the company’s expertise in helping brands create custom digital experiences for phones, tablets and smart connected devices. We visited with Adam Fingerman, ArcTouch’s Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer, to find out how the acquisition provides a u...


Custom-Apps-Are-Helping-Businesses-Increase-Their-Productivity-by-as-Much-as-60-Percent

Custom Apps Are Helping Businesses Increase Their Productivity by as Much as 60 Percent


Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by

We visited with Ann Monroe, Sr. Director of Marketing, FileMaker (An Apple Subsidiary) to talk about the company’s and its platform to help enterprises create custom applications for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web.ADM: There are a number of players now in the custom app development space, and at 30 years old, FileMaker has been around a lot longer than many of t...


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Adobe Releases New No Code DPS


Saturday, August 8, 2015 by

Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS) has been updated to offer no code solution in what the company says is in response to “…custom app development spending on the decline…”In a statement concerning the release of the new platform, Nick Bogaty, senior director, head of digital publishing at Adobe, explains Adobe’s move to a no code environment, “Now, the creation of ...


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Meeting Expectations Means Embracing Change Throughout a Project


Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by

A few years ago, a client asked if I had any advice for how to set expectations. He was part of a team that hired us to build his company’s first app. As our primary day-to-day contact for the project, he was nervous that by the end of the project, the final deliverable might not meet some of his internal stakeholders’ lofty expectations.I paused for a moment before I a...


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Enter the Esri Human Health and Climate Change App Challenge


Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by

Put your GIS prowess to work for a good cause and enter the Esri Human Health and Climate Change App Challenge. Esri invites you to showcase your expertise and build a game-changing app that will help communities visualize, understand, and reduce climate change health risks. Why take the time to build a custom app and enter the contest you might ask? Other than hav...


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App Developers In High Demand As Custom App Development for Enterprises Grows 731 percent Over Last Year


Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by

Companies are creating more and more custom apps, fueled by demands from internal and external audiences. The result? This insatiable demand for custom apps is taxing the resources for companies as they search to find developers to write all of that code. Good Technology’s Q3 2014 Good Mobility Index Report reports this dramatic rise in custom app development as pa...


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Google and Android Are Not the Same... and That’s a Good Thing


Monday, July 28, 2014 by

Android and Google may seem synonymous with each other, but they are actually quite different. The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is an open-source software stack for any device, from smartphones to tablets to wearables, created by Google. Google Mobile Services (GMS), on the other hand, are different. GMS are a range of Google-branded services that Google want...


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Good Technology Announces New Enterprise Mobility Offerings


Thursday, July 17, 2014 by

Good Technology has announced four new enterprise mobility management (EMM) suites. The new EMM suites are based on Good’s existing product portfolio.Good Professional Suite: $0 per user, per monthOriginally announced as Good Pro in February, this entry-level suite is for business professionals or small businesses wishing to ensure their data and mobile devices are prot...


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New Report Shows Enterprises Are Concerned With Mobile App Security


Thursday, May 8, 2014 by

Good Technology has released its Q1 2014 Good Mobility Index Report which, among its findings, has identified a trend in the significant increase in activations of complex secure enterprise apps, most notably secure browsing.The report surveys more than 5,000 Good Technology customers including the following sectors: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturi...


How-to-Make-Business-Apps-Without-the-Need-to-Code

How to Make Business Apps Without the Need to Code


Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by

Today over 90% of Americans who own a smartphone while close to half own a tablet. These mobile devices have become the de facto standard devices used in virtually all aspects of our lives today displacing our dependence on laptop and desktop computers.  There is, however, a major dilemma taking place in this transition which we have witnessed before. When the IBM ...


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Apperian Opens API for Enterprise Mobile App Development


Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by

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...


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Mag+ 5.0 Helps Content Owners Create Mobile Apps That Deeply Engage Users


Monday, February 3, 2014 by

Fresh user interface, new storefront, real-time communication, deeper analytics fuel successMag+ today released version 5.0 of its platform for creating mobile applications for touchscreen devices. All the robust changes in Mag+ 5.0 focus on helping clients to better engage their users, bolster conversions and increase sales. Offering a richer in-app storefront an...


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Appthority Launches Enterprise Mobile App Risk Management Service


Thursday, September 19, 2013 by

Appthority continues to diversify its app risk management offerings for enterprises with the introduction of its new App Risk and Policy Management Solution. The new service is integrated with the company’s a mobile device management (MDM) solution to give enterprise IT administrators the tools needed to mitigate app risk. The new app policy management solution allows ...