What Makes a Visually Appealing App?

With over 500,000 apps in the Apple Mac App Store and approximately 450,000 on Android, it’s important to create a strong visual interface that is simple, compelling and unique in order to stand out in the competitive market. It’s challenging to create the perfect app that appeals to all your users and clients. Part of a UI/UX designer’s […]

New Partner: InMobi – Turning Your Great App Into a Thriving Business

Heading up Appcelerator’s apps and marketplace partnerships may be the easiest job in the Valley. On a daily basis, I receive more in-bound interest than I can handle from leading software and SaaS companies to join forces in creating joint offerings for our massive installed base of mobile developers. I get to see the future […]

Consistency of the App Experience Across Devices

Traditional mobile applications are simple; typically focused on a single function (like find me a good food truck to grab lunch) or even multiple functions in order to accomplish a goal (find me a good food truck for lunch and invite a few of my close by friends). This action often occurs only when the […]

Gartner Recognizes Appcelerator as “Visionary” in Mobile Application Development Platform Magic Quadrant Report

We are thrilled to share for the second year in a row Appcelerator has been recognized by premier research and advisory firm Gartner in the Visionary Quadrant of its highly-regarded “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms” report. On the heels of a recent string of industry awards and accolades that Appcelerator has received, this […]

Appcelerator’s Titanium Wins 2012 Thomas Edison Award for Innovation

We are honored to accept the prestigious 2012 Edison Award for Innovation for Appcelerator Titanium.We’re in good company with this award. Other award recipients for other categories include Apple for Siri, IBM for Watson, Nest Learning for the Nest, Ford for the Focus, SpaceX for the Falcon, and of course, Appcelerator for Titanium!The Edison Awards […]

App testing: It’s not just for emulators anymore

Let’s talk about a topic most companies would rather overlook… app testing. Too often organizations say to me, “we did some emulator testing on the original application, but we let our App Store reviews be our barometer of how the app is performing in the wild.” “For every 1000 bad mobile experiences, one user will […]

BYOD, Its OK to be an enabler

If you read lasts weeks “A CIOs Top Five Mobility Questions” post you’ll recall that Bring Your Own Device was the number one hot button issue among senior level IT people. BYOD takes many forms; whether it’s a pure employee ownership model, a stipend, or an employee device ownership/enterprise services ownership. All of these have […]

A CIO’s Top Five Mobility Questions

My name is Michael King, and I’m a mobile analyst…. Well, a recovering analyst. As some of you may have heard, after 11 years of covering the mobile data space, and specifically mobile application platforms and development for Gartner, I transitioned from Gartner to Appcelerator at the end of the year.  As with any life […]


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