Open Sesame! See How to Use Other Mobile Apps with Cordova-Open

Alpha Anywhere now supports the Cordova-Open PhoneGap plugin. The Cordova-Open plugin is used to open a file with its associated native app. For example, a PDF file can be displayed using the native PDF viewer on the device or a…

Creating Offline Mobile Web Apps with the Application Cache

For app developers, building applications that can tolerate low or no connectivity is a must in the mobile enterprise industry. Alpha Anywhere offers robust, built-in offline mobile app capabilities. Building apps that work offline is easily achieved through use of…

Handling Write Conflicts Server-Side in Offline-Enabled Mobile Apps

Alpha Anywhere’s built-in support for offline access makes it easy to build mobile applications that work anywhere – with or without a network connection. Users can continue to work without fear of losing data when their network connection is lost….

Video: Offline Access to Images in Mobile Applications Using SQLite

Alpha Anywhere features extensive capabilities for building mobile applications with offline access. One way to extend the amount of data that can be stored in your offline apps is through the use of a SQLite database. Using SQLite in a PhoneGap…

Using SQLite Databases In Your HTML5 PhoneGap Apps

Using SQLite Databases In Your HTML5 PhoneGap Apps

Alpha Anywhere enables you to rapidly build HTML5 PhoneGap applications by tightly integrating PhoneGap Build throughout the IDE. One of the advantages of this integration is the ability to utilize SQLite databases in the cross platform mobile apps you build. In…

Mobile Forms Are Very Different Compared to Their Desktop Counterparts – an Example Using Alpha Anywhere

If you are a reader of this blog, you will know that we are leading the way in innovating in the area of mobile optimized forms. Alpha Anywhere can optimize forms to take advantage of services available on a touch-enabled device,…

The Frankston Challenge – Why You Need to Create Offline Applications

The Frankston Challenge – Why You Need to Create Offline Applications

An essay by Dan Bricklin, CTO at Alpha Software. This morning I went for a normal check up with a healthcare provider I hadn’t visited in a few years. The receptionist handed me a clipboard with paper forms to fill…

Alpha Anywhere Mobile Forms Beta Videos

We have been writing a lot of late about the topic of “Tablet Optimized Forms” or “Rich Data Capture Forms.” Alpha’s developers have been busy creating new tools for building mobile forms that are optimized to run on tablets and smart phones….