Exadel Incorporates Windows 8 Capabilities Into The Tiggzi Mobile App Platform
Launches New HTML5-Based Visual Builder to Improve Developer Productivity
NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012
NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Exadel, a leading enterprise mobile
software development company, announced today that their Tiggzi Mobile App
Platform adds support for Windows 8. In addition to iOS, Android, and Windows
Phone, Windows 8 will now be available as an option when creating new projects
onTiggzi, the company's cloud-based mobile app platform for building and
deploying mobile apps. Exadel also announced the Tiggzi App Builder is now
(replacing Adobe® Flash® in the previous version).
The addition ofWindows 8 support to the Tiggzi platform includes the option
to create a Windows Store app with support for native capabilities such as
Live Tiles and Snap views, as well as Share and Search charm integration.
Developers will be able to take advantage of Tiggzi's drag-and-drop visual
builder, with full preview capabilities for such apps. Once the apps are
complete, users will be able to export projects to Visual Studio as Windows
Store-ready for finishing touches before making them publicly available.
The new HTML5-based App Builder loads faster, performs better, and is easier
to use, improving developer productivity. In addition, using browser
technologies like HTML5 will enable Exadel to deliver new capabilities faster
to the developer community. "Tiggzi support has become even more robust to
better serve the needs of our large developer community," said Fima Katz, CEO
of Exadel. "We believe our platform is an industry leader, and, by adding
Windows 8 support, we will be providing Tiggzi users new avenues to generate
revenue and create industry-leading apps. We're already leading the industry
in mobile cloud development and in enabling the API economy with our easy way
to consume REST services from mobile devices. The Tiggzi platform will
continue to evolve and respond to the developer community."
"Microsoft is excited Exadel has brought its Tiggzi mobile app building
platform to Windows 8," said John Richards, Senior Director, Windows App
Marketing at Microsoft Corp."The Tiggzi development community can now tap
into new opportunities in the Windows 8 ecosystem. We are looking forward to
seeing new apps coming to the Windows Store through the Tiggzi platform."
To promote innovation in the developer community Exadel has launched the
Tiggzi Windows 8 Challenge, an opportunity for developers to win devices and
other prizes by creating native Windows 8 apps using the Tiggzi platform.
Developers can sign up to participateat http://tiggzi.com/windows8.
Today's announcement follows a steady march of groundbreaking feature releases
and enhancements of the Tiggzi platform over the past year, including the
introduction of mobile back-end services and new API "plug-ins" that enable
quick and easy access to cloud services. Exadel will continue to innovate to
maintain it's position as the most complete cloud-based mobile platform.
Tiggziis the most complete mobile platform offered as a service (PaaS). It
combines a cloud-based rapid development environment with team collaboration
capabilities and integrated back-end services. Tiggzi enables developers at
all skill levels to rapidly and cost-effectively create mobile apps that help
businesses of all sizes increase revenues and improve productivity.
Exadel, creator of Tiggzi, is a leading enterprise mobile software development
company providing innovative services, solutions, and technology to its
customers. Founded in 1998, Exadel is privately owned with its headquarters in
the San Francisco Bay Area, with sales and support offices in the US and
Germany, and with development centers in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.
Contact: Mike Paffmann, +1-212-999-5585, firstname.lastname@example.org
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