The latest episode of Adventures in Alpha Land is now available for your listening pleasure. The first public beta test for our Tablet app development tools will be released in a couple of weeks, so I sat down with Selwyn…

Gartner analysts Van Baker, Richard Marshall and Jason Wong recently released a new report offering guidance to enterprises on how to understand and select the right portfolio of products to speed business application development in a mobile world. “How to Address the…

Time for enterprises to start thinking about developing for Apple Watches

Think that the Apple Watch isn’t much more than a toy for Dick Tracy wannabes? Think again. There are signs that it could end up becoming big in the enterprise. And so the sooner you think about developing for Apple…

In theory, mobile cross-platform development tools should be the key to app development. The idea is a simple and compelling one: Use one set of tools for creating mobile apps and mobile-oriented Web sites, then deploy the apps to multiple…

In a new report out from Gartner, “The Enterprise App Explosion: Scaling One to 100 Mobile Apps”, analyst Adrian Leow discusses how increasing sales of mobile devices will fuel demand for high performing, easy to use apps. He explains that…

Our customers often tell us that compared to other development platforms, Alpha is special because it helps them do the development tasks that are common but complicated – things like AJAX callbacks, saving data offline, connecting to data sources and…

Alpha Software Tablet Advisory Board Tackles the Future of Tablet-Optimized Forms in the Enterprise

On June 2nd, Alpha Software held its first Tablet Advisory Board Meeting in Burlington, MA. The event brought together a cross section of Alpha customers from various industries charged with developing tablet-optimized forms that serve “standing workers” in modern enterprises….

Advice for MS Access Developers to grow your business

There is an interesting post on LinkedIn aimed at Access Developers advising them how to get more work.(See the post below in italics.) It seems lately Access consultants are having a hard time finding work, here are some great tips…

325 Million Sites run using Microsoft IIS – The Alpha Anywhere Alpha Anywhere Application Server for IIS  is a big deal – here’s why.

Performance, security, control, load handling, standards and flexibility are all key factors that Companies and Developers care  about when it comes to deploying business applications that users depend on. That is why we embarked on a major initiative at Alpha…

Just because the Alpha Anywhere Developer and App server are Windows programs, it doesn’t mean they won’t run on a Mac. In fact, many Alpha developers prefer working on Mac, either by logging in using a remote desktop client, or…