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New: Alpha Anywhere "Developer2Developer" Interview Series

At Alpha Software, we understand how important it is for developers seeking high productivity to select the right standards based development platform for their low-code mobile app development and deployment needs.

We're always working to enhance the Alpha Anywhere development experience taking tasks that can be complex to accomplish and making them as quick and easy to achieve in Alpha Anywhere. 

Developer to Developer interviews

The productivity benefits of Alpha Anywhere apply both to corporations and consulting/professional services organizations.

Typically these organizations select Alpha Anywhere because;
1) they know that they will be able to build robust and scalable web and offline-capable mobile apps as quickly as possible,
2) they are confident that it has the power to ensure that they will never be constrained in accomplishing what they set out to do.

Introducing the "Developer2Developer" Video Series

To assist prospective developers considering Alpha Anywhere who want to get an unvarnished appraisal of the software from developers already using the platform, we are starting a new "Developer2Developer" Interview Series on YouTube.

Bob Moore VP of Mobile at Alpha SoftwareThe series will be hosted by Alpha Software's Vice President of Mobile Bob Moore. is a leading member of the Alpha Anywhere engineering team, directs the company's mobile effort and is responsible for all mobile-related research and development. He has deep experience in all of the major HTML5 mobile frameworks.  In addition Dave McCormick, VP of Product Management, will also be conducting these interviews

Robin Bennett Director and Principal Consultant at Start SoftwareThe first interview in this new Developer-to-Developer Series is with Robin Benett, director and principal consultant at Start Software in the UK. Start Software has about 10 developers building both custom apps for corporations in Alpha Anywhere As well as commercial SaaS apps in a number of verticals.

Robin discusses the types of apps he's building with Alpha Anywhere, how this sophisticated low-code platform allows him to exploit all the power of modern mobile phones and tablets, and how Alpha Cloud allows his team of developers to service Start Software clients with more flexibility, sophistication and speed.

Check it out for yourself and notice the bookmarks below the video for different sections in the interview. (If you are an existing customer and want to be considered for an interview, please contact 

Alpha Software Developer to Developer Series

YouTube Alpha Software Developer to Developer Video:

Robin Bennett, Director, Start Software and Bob Moore VP Mobile Development, Alpha Software.
Join Bob and Robin as they discuss web and mobile software development and Robin's experiences developing with Alpha Anywhere.

00:00 - Intro

00:34 - Start Software, Company Overview

01:56 - Committing to Alpha Anywhere, Making The Decision

02:18 - Low Code Development, Really?

04:32 - Experience with Alpha Developer Support

07:06 - Database Discussion, SQL Server

08:23 - Version Control and Onboarding New Developers To The Team

10:37 - Any Roadblocks with Alpha Anywhere?

14:56 - Mobile Development

17:43 - Developing For Web And Mobile Devices

19:10 - Deployment, Alpha Cloud

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Amy Groden-Morrison
Amy Groden-Morrison

Amy Groden-Morrison has served more than 15 years in marketing communications leadership roles at companies such as TIBCO Software, RSA Security and Ziff-Davis. Most recently she was responsible for developing marketing programs that helped achieve 30%+ annual growth rate for analytics products at a $1Bil, NASDAQ-listed business integration Software Company. Her past accomplishments include establishing the first co-branded technology program with CNN, launching an events company on the NYSE, rebranding a NASDAQ-listed company amid a crisis, and positioning and marketing a Boston-area startup for successful acquisition. Amy currently serves as a Healthbox Accelerator Program Mentor, Marketing Committee Lead for the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Launch Smart Clinics, and on the organizing team for Boston TechJam. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University.

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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.