New in Alpha Anywhere: Executing Shell Commands Directly from the Interactive Window

You can now execute shell commands directly from the Interactive Window. You no longer have to open a separate CMD window to execute shell commands. This can be a very useful time saver for developers. For example, when building an…

Configuring AlphaDAO Connections When Publishing to a Remote Server

Configuring AlphaDAO Connections When Publishing to a Remote Server

A project that uses any type of SQL based database will normally use AlphaDAO connection strings. The suggested method is to use named connections. This allows using the name of the connection in every area that requires a connection. The…

Add the Alpha Software Twibbon!

Add the Alpha Software Twibbon!

Help us spread the word about Alpha Anywhere, and let your fellow developers and clients know what framework you use for rapidly developing business/enterprise mobile, web, and desktop apps, by adding the Alpha Software Twibbon to your Twitter or Facebook…

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

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

With Alpha Anywhere’s mobile web reporting tools, you can easily develop full-featured reports that can include grouping, calculations, summaries, images and much more—all optimized for any device or platform. Display your reports as HTML, PDF or both and your data…

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

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…

Forrester Identifies Offline Support as 1 of 4 Key Factors in Building High Performance Mobile Experiences

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…

Technology Preview: The Upcoming Alpha Anywhere Cloud

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”

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…

ISO-Compliant App Goes From Prototype to Production in 2 Months with Alpha Anywhere

ISO-Compliant App Goes From Prototype to Production in 2 Months with Alpha Anywhere

About Giant Killer Robot (GKR) is an independent software development consultancy based in Austin, Texas. The organization has standardized on Alpha Anywhere to develop web and mobile apps for companies of all sizes. Situation Alpha Anywhere hits the sweet spot…

New to Alpha Anywhere: Using Chrome for Working Preview, Debugging JavaScript Using the Chrome Debugger

New to Alpha Anywhere: Using Chrome for Working Preview, Debugging JavaScript Using the Chrome Debugger

New to Alpha Anywhere: When you are in the Component builders, the Working Preview window now allows you to choose whether you want to use Internet Explorer or Chrome. Using Chrome has several benefits, including the ability to ‘detach’ the…