Are Your Apps Ready for iOS 7?

Apple’s release of iOS7 is a big step forward for the approximately one million publicly available apps in circulation today. The new look and feel, coupled with over 1,500 (!) new APIs, make this the most ambitious release of iOS since its initial launch. Apple’s history suggests quick user adoption around the newest iOS. As […]

When moving at the speed of mobile, vision matters

Gartner has just published their latest Magic Quadrant for the mobile development space, and let me say we’re thrilled. As our press release reads: “Appcelerator Named ‘Visionary’ Company with Highest Placement for Vision and Execution in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms.” It’s exciting to have such trusted, independent validation of our product strategy and company […]

Why JavaScript Will Become The Dominant Language Of The Enterprise

Today in a piece for ReadWrite, I make a case for JavaScript becoming the lingua franca of the enterprise. So far, reactions range from, ‘Yes, I buy it,’ to ‘This is the dumbest thing I’ve heard since the Y2K hysteria.’ (Ah, internet discourse.) Still, I’m curious what you make of it. My case for JavaScript boils […]

Welcome Brian Carr as Appcelerator’s Chief Revenue Officer!

I’m excited to announce that Brian Carr is joining the Appcelerator team as our first Chief Revenue Officer. Brian’s extensive experience selling disruptive technology solutions will be invaluable during this time of rapid growth for Appcelerator. Brian was most recently the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services at Good Technology, and also held […]

Tablets the new platform to beat: so say 6,000+ mobile app developers

Today marks the release of our latest developer survey, the largest of its kind. The survey finds some interesting market trends, all from a group of folks who’ve proven to be wily prognosticators of the mobile space. One of the most striking trends shows tablets fast becoming the next computing platform. But as the graphic […]

Node.js is No.BS – The Appcelerator Take

There’s a lot of debate going at the moment about the overall readiness and maturity of Node.js – a server-side technology platform for building scalable networked apps in Javascript. What is clear though is that Node.js is growing like gangbusters, and it’s being adopted by millions of developers and large enterprises for a wide range […]

MyThomson App Spotlight – The Perfect Travel Companion

As the summer holidays fast approach, Europeans are preparing for their fun in the sun. To capitalize on this, TUI Travel has just rolled out its beautifully designed and Appcelerator-powered MyThomson mobile app along with a promotional video. A FTSE 100 company with a portfolio of 240 brands, TUI Travel is Europe’s largest and most successful […]

What iOS 7 hints at for broader mobility

Apple has spoiled us. That was my main thought, seeing Tim Cook’s keynote address at WWDC and then hearing the (now predictable) they’ve-lost-their-magic chorus. If iOS7 is what lost magic looks like, I’ll take it. Some broader trends occurred to me as I watched. Among them: HTML5 means well, but it can’t hope to catch the native experience. On […]
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