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…

Share with us what you are getting done with Alpha.

Companies and Alpha developers are always telling us about the apps they are working on. Quite frankly many of the applications are very impressive. If you have built (or are building) something that you are proud of,  we want to…

Experimenting with offline Data Synchronization

Experimenting with offline Data Synchronization

  Experimenting With Offline Data Synchronization Using jQuery And ColdFusion   As a reader of this blog you will know that we have become very interested in the issue of mobile business apps and how they can be designed to…

The reality of connectivity for mobile apps – some surprising findings

At Alpha we have a strong focus on real world customer needs (you would expect any successful company to have this focus after all!) As part of this focus we have been hard a work on building an elegant solution…

“Why offline support for Mobile Apps is a Game Changer” – App Tech News Magazine

We recently came across this article in App Tech News and it did a good job in spelling out why offline is so important for mobile business apps and it provides more insight into why we have such strong focus…