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Alpha Five v11 Rated "5 out of 5" by Network World and CIO.com

We were thrilled to learn that just this past week Network World and CIO.com published an extraordinary 3-page review of Alpha Five v11, awarding it a "Gearhead rating of 5 out of 5." In the review, author Mark Gibbs highlights the speed and flexibility of development that Alpha Five v11 enables:

"One of the biggest selling points of A5 is that it can generate "codeless" AJAX-driven database Web apps; in other words, you can create a Web application without having to write any code, and that code will automatically use Asynchronous JavaScript and XML so it can interact with a server without having to use Web page refreshes. Better still, for all its rapid application development capability and automatic functionality, A5 is also incredibly flexible; and, one of the latest additions to the product is the ability for Web applications created with A5 to support mobile devices."
In addition to a detailed overview of the product and its architecture, Mark Gibbs' review outlines the impressive database support built into Alpha Five v11 and addresses the issues of deployment and scalability. And, while Gibbs writes, "I would strongly recommend [v11] if you're looking for a Web application building solution that can be rolled out and maintained with a minimal amount of effort," he makes sure to reinforce the unconstrained development capabilities built into the platform, noting that "the look and feel of [your] Web applications can be completely customized through custom coding." [Read the full review. Learn more about Alpha Five v11.]
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Chris Conroy

Chris Conroy runs digital programs for Alpha Software.


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.

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