New In Alpha Anywhere: “Detach” the working preview Window so you can have it open continuously while you design your Component

  Using Chrome for Working Preview  and  Debugging Javascript using the Chrome Debugger;   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…

The innovation in Alpha Anywhere for rapidly building powerful mobile and web apps has led to Alpha Software becoming a “Global 100 Company to Watch”

We are delighted to announce that Alpha Software has been placed on the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch list for 2014 We first got the good news in an email from Tony Perkins the founder and CEO of AlwaysOn…

World Cup Football App built in Alpha Anywhere in 3 days. Demonstrates How Alpha Anywhere can easily build Mash ups with JSON data from REST Services

  From Concept to Completion, App Took Three Days to Build and Deploy with Alpha Alpha Anywhere; Draws data from Kimonolabs.com, Google and Flickr APIs   BURLINGTON, Mass.—July 4, 2014— World Cup fans now have the chance to instantly access all…

New Alpha Video Page  – A useful portal to find videos that help you learn and use Alpha Anywhere

New Alpha Video Page – A useful portal to find videos that help you learn and use Alpha Anywhere

We are glad to announce that our new Video Finder Page is up at //www.alphasoftware.com/aa_video/ Make sure you scroll to the bottom where you can click to go the video library.

Alpha World Wide Developer Conference 2014 – Boston October 2014

Alpha World Wide Developer Conference 2014 – Boston October 2014

If you are using Alpha or considering using Alpha for building Web, Mobile and SaaS applications, you won’t want to miss THE event of the year. Click here for details and to register        

Creating Client side Custom Controls in an Alpha Anywhere List Component

When you define a List control in a UX component, one of the ‘control types’ that you can insert into the List is a ‘Custom Control’. A ‘custom control’ is computed with an Xbasic function. Because Xbasic is used to…

The Power of HTML5 – Check out what Google is Up to!

  Check out the latest blog post penned by Alpha CTO Dan Bricklin http://danbricklin.com/log/2014_01_24.htm#html5first In the post you will find some very revealing information about Google’s use of HTML5. What is particularly interesting about Dan’s post is the following paragraph….

OK – So You know that it is very important for mobile business apps to work when there is no signal or weak signal. What does it cost to build offline support into Apps?

We have been covering the topic of offline support (either no signal or poor signal)  in a number of blog posts. In this post we wanted to share data with you regarding the cost implications of building offline support into…

The power of HTML5 for business apps – HTML5 Report Magazine Features AlphaRef built in Alpha Anywhere

The debate has been raging for some time. “What is better HTML5 or Native” What we are demonstrating with Alpha Anywhere (which is a rapid HTML5 development and deployment environment that has PhoneGap Build integration built in, for creating Hybrid…

Q) What is one universal aspect of most mobile and web business apps?  A) Reports!

Q) What is one universal aspect of most mobile and web business apps? A) Reports!

If you think about most business apps, reporting is a very common requirement because of the analytical power of well thought out reports. If you are new to Alpha Anywhere or currently considering it, you can check out Alpha Anywhere’s…