Enterprise grade low code platform arrives from Kony
Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Richard Harris
Kony Inc has a lot to talk about these days. Along with recently being named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Low-Code Development Platforms for AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019, they also sent notice to us that they launched Kony Quantum, a new brand with enhanced capabilities for its next-generation low-code app development platform that aims to deliver rich digita...
Lightning Platform Mobile from Salesforce aims to future-proof apps
Thursday, January 24, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
Adding another lego to the wall between native programmers and low-code app builders, Salesforce has just announced the new Lightning Platform Mobile, a set of tools and services that aim to empower business users to build quick, connected and future-proofed mobile apps.
Consumers today expect their mobile experiences to be immersive and easy-to-use. But with a...
Machine learning for the banking industry helps reduce criminal risk
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Richard Harris
Mindtree is using artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to help banks improve their ability to detect financial crimes and enhance reconciliation management. These service offerings are made possible through a partnership with Tookitaki's machine-learning-powered platform.
Banks and other financial institutions are challenged by both the rising ...
Knative build component extends Kubernetes
Monday, July 30, 2018 by Richard Harris
Developers may no longer have to choose between serverless FaaS and containerized application architectures with the release of a new blog post by Jason McGee, VP and IBM Fellow, IBM Cloud.
Traditionally, developers have one of two options. Either they go the cloud Function-as-a-Service(FaaS) route and enjoy rapid development times and scalability, or they go the con...
MongoDB World 2018 and everything you need to know
Monday, July 2, 2018 by Richard Harris
At MongoDB World 2018, MongoDB made several major product announcements that the company says is "expanding on their presence in the database market." Nearly every company is focused on using software for a competitive advantage. The company says that with their latest enhancements database platform, "it enables a competitive advantage for thousands of cu...
Low code development platform gets an update from Filemaker
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by Richard Harris
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...
Strategic technology alliance announced between Appian and Genesys
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by Richard Harris
Appian has announced a strategic technology alliance with Genesys. The partnership will benefit organizations seeking customer engagement solutions that integrate the case management, intelligent automation, and low-code application development capabilities of Appian with the Genesys Customer Experience Platform. “Over the last several years, Serco has used Appian...
IBM has a new Blockchain platform
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Interest in blockchain has never been greater, driving more focus on how it can be used in the enterprise. In fact, more than half of the world's big corporations are either actively considering, or are in the process of, deploying blockchain technology. And two thirds of firms state they expect the technology to be integrated into their systems by the end of 2018, acco...
2-pass app development
Monday, December 18, 2017 by Karthick Viswanathan
The concept of Bimodal IT is changing the face of enterprise operations, which need to be agile and secure, but also need to de-silo business and technology operations for the sake of creating better applications. As Gartner defines it, "Bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate and coherent modes of IT delivery - one of them focuses on stability and the other...
Evoke RAD platform released by BlueFinity
Monday, October 16, 2017 by Richard Harris
To date, the creation and implementation of quality and high functionality apps has been considered challenging, resource intensive and expensive. Many companies have been deterred because of concerns about the speed and cost of development, how to cope with multiple device types, the integration with different databases or existing systems, changing business requiremen...
Low code does not mean simple or isolated
Monday, September 18, 2017 by Richard Harris
As automation and rapid development are increasingly becoming the order of the day, a clear pattern has begun to form between two key enterprise practices. That it is to say that low code development platforms are now often offering services for Enterprise Information Management. The new partnership between the two technologies being motivated by companies' constant dri...
Low-code app development considerations
Friday, September 8, 2017 by Richard Harris
Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr...
Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8
Thursday, August 24, 2017 by Richard Harris
Businesses big and small are feeling the mounting pressure of increasing demand by their clients, employees and partners for mobile apps. Many of them struggle to meet this demand. Especially with limited budgets and lack of in-house developer skills, which seem to be the biggest hurdles.To help solve this mobile app dilemma, Kony recently launched its Kony AppPlatform ...
Veracode announced two new key integrations
Friday, August 11, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Veracode, a software security company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the Veracode HPE Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) Flaw Synchronizer Plug-in, which empowers development and QA/release engineers to fix security vulnerabilities early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The company also announced an enhanced integration to the Veracode Applicat...
Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps
Friday, May 19, 2017 by Richard Harris
SoundHound Inc. is a voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence provider that has turned sound (voice, music, and more) into understanding and actionable meaning, enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, and every other part of the emergin...
Databricks adds deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform
Sunday, October 30, 2016 by Richard Harris
Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the Apache Spark project, has announced the addition of deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform. This enhancement adds GPU support and integrates popular deep learning libraries to the Databricks' big data platform, extending its capabilities to enable the rapid development of deep learning models...
The growing gap between the speed of business and the pace of software development
Monday, October 17, 2016 by Richard Harris
The rapid pace of business today is only increasing, which means companies need quick access to effective, flexible and scalable technology in order to succeed. IT organizations are simply struggling to keep up with this growing demand for business applications, which can’t be developed fast enough, updated often enough, or maintained well enough. It’s a com...
How to Accelerate Your DevOps Application Workflow
Thursday, April 21, 2016 by Val Bercovici
In today’s digital economy, cloud platforms enable startups to disrupt any business, no matter how established. It’s also the key technology driving innovation within enterprises.Innovation is solving new problems that companies don’t even know exist, and DevOps is an increasingly popular organizational structure which lets you optimize both your innovation and operatio...
Using Virtual Mobile Infrastructure to Protect Corporate Data
Saturday, March 5, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
We chatted with Avast Vice President Sinan Eren to talk BYOD mobile security and how the Avast VMP solution provides companies with the ability to create a virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) that streams mobile apps to any device. Sinan is a cybersecurity expert, who has extensive knowledge in both the engineering and business aspects of security. ADM: What is the...
New FD.io Open Source Project Offers IO Services Framework for Network and Storage Software
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by Richard Harris
The newly launched FD.io (“Fido”) initiative is an open source project to provide an IO services framework for the next wave of network and storage software. The project is also announcing the availability of its initial software and formation of a validation testing lab.A Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, early support for FD.io comes from founding members 6WIND,...
MediaTek Labs Releases LinkIt Smart 7688 IoT Development Platform
Monday, December 28, 2015 by Richard Harris
MediaTek Labs new LinkIt Smart 7688 IoT development platform is the company’s latest addition to the LinkIt portfolio of development platforms offering IoT developers a variety of programming options for rapid development of advanced Wi-Fi based devices such as IP cameras, surveillance devices, smart appliances and Wi-Fi gateways that make use of cloud services.The plat...
Red Hat Updates Open Source Web Tools With Software Collections 2.1
Thursday, November 19, 2015 by Richard Harris
Red Hat has released Red Hat Software Collections 2.1 into general availability offering new functionality to the platform’s open source web development tools, dynamic languages and databases. Developers can expect a continuing more frequent release cycle of the Software Collections than with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red Hat Software Collections 2.1 features sever...
Software AG webMethods Integration Platform V9.9 Offers Hybrid Cloud Integration Capabilities
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by Richard Harris
Software AG has released the latest version of it webMethods Integration Platform offering enhancements and expanding its hybrid cloud integration capabilities. With webMethod V9.9 there are a number of new enhancements for hybrid connectivity, cloud connectivity and advanced orchestration, for rapid development of agile applications.The 9.9 release adds capabilities to...
Twitter Flight Developer Conference October 21 in San Francisco
Monday, October 12, 2015 by Richard Harris
Twitter Flight, Twitter’s mobile developer conference, will be held on Wednesday, October 21 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. The event will include breakfast, lunch and an evening happy hour allowing attendees have plenty of fuel to maneuver the day long activities. The event will start with a keynote from Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and other...
The Next Wave of Software Delivery: Integrating Agile and DevOps
Friday, September 11, 2015 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Pradeep Prabhu, Co-founder and CEO of CloudMunch, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adopting Agile and DevOps methodologies. ADM: What is driving the next wave of software delivery?Prabhu: In the past five years, business cycles have greatly accelerated, forcing companies to respond faster to customer needs and competitive dema...
AnyPresences's Ambitious New Platform Release Offers API and IoT Functionality
Monday, August 31, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
AnyPresence has announced a major change in how the company will approach its product offerings as it moves its solutions beyond traditional MBaaS and API management towards a comprehensive solution for API-driven enterprise app development and IoT ecosystem enablement.This new direction enables rapid API development, direct connectivity to APIs from client SDKs, and ge...
Rapid Application Development: Go Native or Go Platform
Monday, August 31, 2015 by Scott Love
As our world has increasingly adopted mobile technologies, developers have struggled with ways to meet the often urgent demands of business users.When iPhone and its iOS were introduced in January 2007, astute software developers certainly took note – but it wasn’t until July 2008 that the mobile app revolution began with the introduction of the App Store in iOS 2. Thir...
How the Internet of Things will Affect Business App Developers
Monday, April 27, 2015 by Brian Alexakis
I think we can all agree, IoT is an exciting frontier for developers. It seems like in no time we'll run into the Jetsons and experience the future-is-now convenience of automated flying cars that tuck themselves away into a brief-case. That stuff of science-fiction is quickly becoming a reality today with IoT. However, much of the attention around IoT focuses on the co...
Xojo Adds 64 Bit Support for iOS
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Richard Harris
It's going to become the norm across most platforms to build a 64-bit app for submission. Overall the only things developers will have to worry about is making sure they have the 64-bit "switch" flipped, and whether or not the platform they are using to build apps with supports building for 64-bit app files.Xojo, Inc today announced the availability of Xojo 2015 Release...
Eclipse Foundation Teams with Codenvy, IBM, Pivotal and SAP to Create New Eclipse Cloud Development Imitative
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 by Richard Harris
The Eclipse Foundation is announcing the Eclipse Cloud Development (ECD), a new endeavor to create the technologies, platforms, and tools necessary to enable the delivery of highly integrated cloud development and cloud developer environments. This new initiative will establish an open source community dedicated to cloud development tools, with over 65 developers a...
Build Apps That Can Take Signatures Using DocuSign's New SDK
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Richard Harris
At WWDC this week, DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced the availability of the industry’s first Mobile SDK for iOS that enables mobile developers to build Digital Transaction Management (DTM) and electronic signing capabilities natively into mobile apps. Built on DocuSign’s industry leading DTM platform, the DocuSign Mobile SDK is optimized for rapid development so dev...
Appurify Launches Appurify Mobile Platform (AMP) – the First Ever Solution to Optimize Both Quality and Performance of Mobile Apps and Websites
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
Allows Developers to Test the Quality and Performance of Mobile Apps and
Websites Pre-Release, On Any Platform and Device, At ScaleAppurify, offering a unique approach to mobile performance optimization today
announces the Appurify Mobile Platform (AMP). Appurify is the first solution of
its kind that allows developers to immedi...
Leadwerks Gaming SDK Arrives on Steam
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Leadwerks Game Engine: Indie Edition is a powerful and easy-to-use game engine for building any kind of 3D game. With a rapid development pipeline, Lua script integration, and available learning materials, Leadwerks is the perfect way to make 3D games that look and feel amazing. Read more for the full scoop.
Learn to Make Your Own Royalty-Free Games Leadw...
The Future of PhoneGap
Saturday, December 28, 2013 by Marko Lehtimaki
current owner of the popular HTML5 hybrid app framework PhoneGap, has
traditionally focused on the creation of multimedia and creativity software
products. In more recent years, Adobe has been betting heavily on HTML5. It
remains that creative professionals are Adobe’s bread and butter, and this
focus sometimes requires product decisions which might not ...
Rapidly Build Responsive Mobile Apps
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by Richard Harris
utilize a single code base that automatically adjusts to any mobile device,
laptop or desktop; new website advances Responsive App Design conversation
Burlington, MA, November 12, 2013 – Alpha Software Corporation today announced
the latest version of its Alpha Anywhere coding-optional development