|By PR Newswire||
|December 12, 2012 11:00 AM EST||
The addition of Windows 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 participate at 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.
Tiggzi is 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.
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