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Learn How You Can Wrap Your Alpha Anywhere Apps in PhoneGap with this 10 Minute Video

Take advantage of native device functionality and app store deployment in a fraction of the time required for native iOS, Win Phone, or Android mobile app development with Alpha Anywhere's new PhoneGap Build integration

prototype apps with Alpha AnywhereEver since we first released Alpha Anywhere, people have asked us how they can create Hybrid (HMTL5/Native) apps that can tap into mobile device hardware, and, how to deploy those apps from public and enterprise app stores.

PhoneGap has always been the answer, but until now it has required a serious effort to learn about PhoneGap and its many plugins. But now, with the current pre-release build of Alpha Anywhere, we've added incredibly simple PhoneGap integration. Take advantage of native device functionality and start building cross platform Hybrid mobile apps in a fraction of the time required for native iOS, Win, and or Android mobile app development!

Video: Alpha Anywhere's new PhoneGap integration explained in 10 minutes

In this brief, 10 minute video you'll learn everything you need to know about building PhoneGap wrapped Hybrid business apps in a snap with Alpha Anywhere. Publish builds for iOS, Android and Windows Phone with the click of a button!

Alpha Anywhere is a complete front-end to back-end, prototype-to-production environment for rapidly developing and deploying enterprise-level, cross-platform mobile and web business applications.
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About Author

Richard Rabins
Richard Rabins

Co-founder of Alpha Software, Richard Rabins focuses on strategy, sales, and marketing. Richard also served as CEO of SoftQuad International from 1997 to 2001, when it owned Alpha. In addition to his 30 years with the company, Richard played a key role as co-founder, and served as president and chairman of the Massachusetts Software Council (now the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council), the largest technology trade organization in Massachusetts. Prior to founding Alpha, Richard was a project leader and consultant with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), and a management consultant with Management Decision Systems, Inc. Richard holds a master's degree in system dynamics from the Sloan School at MIT, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and master's degree in control engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has served on the boards of Silent Systems, Legacy Technology and O3B Networks, and is co-founder of Tubifi

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The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.