Three Lessons Business Developers Can Learn From Consumer Mobile Apps

If you’re a mobile developer for a small, medium, or large business, you may think that the business apps you develop have nothing to do with the millions of mobile apps people download. In fact, though, there’s plenty you can…

New in Alpha Anywhere: Reports – Suppressing “Blank” Lines in Layout Table Reports

The Layout Table report editor exposes a property that you can set for each row in the Layout Table to suppress the row if it is blank. In this video we show how blank lines in a Layout Table Report…

Alpha Makes News This Week – “Global 100 Company to Watch” &  Forrester Lists Alpha As a Solution to the Mobile Offline Problem

Alpha Anywhere’s pioneering “low code-high productivity” approach to cross-platform mobile business app development received accolades this week for breaking the logjam that is holding businesses back from creating the mobile apps they need. The company was recognized in a list…

On July 15th, Forrester published an important new report providing guidance for their clients on mobile business app development. The report, “Building High Performance Mobile Experiences” by Jeffrey S. Hammond and Michael Facemire identifies 4 key takeaways Forrester considers critical…

Eight OffShoring Issues to Keep In Mind for Web Application Programming

Many Western countries, where the standards of living are higher, jump at the opportunity to “save money” by offshoring many things including manufacturing, food production, clothing and web application programming / technical services. In the area of custom business application…

Alpha Anywhere Covered in MarketWatch For “Global 100 Company” Award

Alpha Software Selected as One of the AlwaysOn “Global 100 Companies to Watch” Alpha Anywhere’s pioneering “ low code-high productivity” approach to cross-platform mobile business app development recognized for breaking the logjam that is holding businesses back from creating the…

Mobile’s Dirty Little Secret: Solving Offline Access

Mobile apps often assume that we live in a world where online access is not merely widely available, but ubiquitous. Turn on your smartphone or tablet, the thinking goes, and a 3G or 4G connection or else a nice fat-bandwidth…

Technology Preview: The Upcoming Alpha Anywhere Cloud

We’re building the Alpha Anywhere Cloud to make deployment of elastic and highly scalable web and mobile apps as quick and easy as possible. Please email marketing@alphasoftware.com if you want more info on our integrated solution for the deployment of…

Alpha CTO Dan Bricklin on “The Offline Problem”

Dealing with Disconnected Operation in a Mobile Business App: Issues and Techniques for Supporting Offline Usage Exploring the Needs of One of the Top Concerns Relating to Business Use of Mobile Devices I’ve been writing here in depth about some…

Displaying Data From Twitter in the Alpha Anywhere List Control The Twitter API returns data in JSON format. The Alpha Anywhere List control on a UX component is easily populated with JSON data. The Twitter API, however, is a little…