Welcome!

APIs for the Internet of Things

Max Katz

Subscribe to Max Katz: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get Max Katz via: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Latest Blogs from Max Katz
For the past couple of months we have been working on a really exciting project. We are re-creating the Tiggzi app builder in HTML5 and JavaScript. The current version is pretty slick and many people ask us if that’s JavaScript, but all you need to do is to right-click and you wi...
Are you in Denver area Friday, August 17 – Saturday, August 18? If yes, a really awesome event is happening that weekend in Denver – AT&T Mobile Hackathon. It’s where people (technical & non-technical) get together to build mobile apps, get fed, compete for ...
Our friends at Kinvey posted an update to their really nice Backend as a Service Ecosystem map. Some call it the subway map, the Pacman map, or you can also look at it as “Where we fly map”. Thank you to Kinvey for including Tiggzi, we really appreciate it.
We pushed some really cool features in Tiggzi mobile platform in our July release. Here is a quick list: Better Way to Test Your App jQuery Mobile Multi-page Template Queries In Database Console PhoneGap Upgrade Support for Android 4.x New mobile frame with size and orientation options...
I was quoted in 4 Ways To Foster Greater Accountability On IT Teams InformationWeek article.
We just published a step-by-step tutorial on building a jQuery Mobile app with Tiggzi Database API. It was always incredible simple to build app in Tiggzi, now that Tiggzi added a cloud database, it has become even easier and faster. Check out this screen cast. Creating the UI with a v...
Thanks to Sid Maestre from StackMob for sharing this picture. Kids 6-12 are learning how to build mobile apps with Tiggzi during iOSDevCamp. I think this picture is really awesome, it shows what you can do with technology today.
What’s an app? It depends who you ask. If you asked me a few weeks ago, I’d say that Tiggzi app builder creates apps. You build an HTML5/jQuery Mobile app UI, plus you can export the app as PhoneGap. That’s an app. Then there is Parse, an excellent mobile backend serv...
Next Wednesday, July 25, I will be in San Diego at An Evening with MongoDB, sponsored by 10gen. I’ll be showing the recently added Tiggzi Database (MongoDB) to the Tiggzi mobile app platform. You will see how fast it is to build mobile apps now that you got a mobile app builder a...
Last week we released a StackMob API plug-in in Tiggzi app builder, to make it even faster to build mobile apps with StackMob backend. Check it out the plug-in and how to use it.
This is coming next week, but it looks really awesome so wanted to share it with you. Check out the new features and design for testing your HTML5, jQuery Mobile app created in Tiggzi: New options for testing inside a mobile frame: It will also be possible to test without a mobile fram...
Tiggzi started an a cloud-based visual mobile app builder. You can build HTML5, jQuery Mobile apps connected to any REST APIs. You can also export the app as Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) and use its device API, to get an Android, iOS or Windows Phone app. Tiggzi app builder comes with a p...
This weekend (July 13-15) we are going to be at AT&T Mobile Hackathon in San Francisco. The event is hosted by StackMob, a pretty awesome mobile backend as a service startup. We are working on StackMob Tiggzi API plug-in, it will super fast to build apps in Tiggzi and use StackMob...
Bootstrap Week is one week in a month were a bunch of really cool companies and services give presentations and provide help on everything mobile related. Definitely check it out, you will find a lot of interesting stuff. Tiggzi is part of the Bootstrap Week. You may sign up for the Ti...
On July 11th, I will be showing Tiggzi app builder at the NYC JavaScript & HTML5 meetup. I will show how to build an HTML5 and jQuery Mobile app connected to a cloud API. Every one in the audience will be able to test the app as I build it. I will also show the [...]
Check out this really nice blog/tutorial on how to use Tiggzi to build a mobile app connected to cloud-based MongoDB, written by Ben Wen from MongoLab.
Today and tomorrow I will be at the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon, NxNE Interactive Festival, in Toronto helping hackers build mobile apps with Tiggzi.
Drag-And-Drop Mobile App Builder Tiggzi Makes Building Native And Web Apps Easier, Adds SMS and mHealth Plugins (TechCrunch) Tiggzi: Making Mobile App Building Easy (Technorati) New App Bridges Communication Gap Between Devs and Small Biz (Mashable)
In the past year or so, we have witnessed a major shift from client-server to client-cloud. This shift is primarily fueled by two factors: mobile devices exceeding desktop computers and the thousands of different APIs available on the Internet today. What started in early 2000 on eBay ...
I attended GlueCon Hackathon in May and met Robbie Jack, Developer Evengalist from FullContact. FullContact was one of the hackathon sponsors. Once the vendor presentations were done and attendees presented their app ideas, we started chatting and Robbie told me about FullContact API. ...
AT&T is launching a really awesome program called Bootstrap Week where different mobile companies do 1-hour presentations and demos during the week. I will be presenting Tiggzi and how to build mobile apps connected to cloud API’s tomorrow at 3pm as part of Frontend day. You...
Today and tomorrow I’m Gluecon for the mobile hackathon being run during the conference. Tiggzi app builder is already an amazing tool for hackathons but now we are making it even faster to build apps. We just released our first public Plugin for AT&T SMS API. With a few clic...
I will be showing how to build HTML5, jQuery Mobile apps connected to REST APIs with Tiggzi at the SF East Bay jQuery meetup on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Anyone who attends the meeting will also get free Pro plan. Definitely stop by.
Kinvey is one of those services that makes building mobile backend way too simple. If you combine Kinvey with a cloud-based app builder Tiggzi, you get everything you need to build an awesome mobile app using cloud services. Let me show you what I mean. To start, sign up for Kinvey, it...
Exadel’s David Schoenbach published a very interesting article on how APIs are exposing value and changing the nature of the Internet. In 2012, the client-server par­a­digm, which has dom­i­nated ap­pli­ca­tion ar­chi­tec­ture — and the modern Web architecture which is its most m...
You can now build jQuery Mobile apps in Tiggzi and export the app for Windows Phone (with PhoneGap). VS Project is a Windows Phone PhoneGap project. We will be adding binary build as well. To get a binary, you have two options: 1) build it yourself; 2) take it to PhoneGap Build.
Wednesday and Thursday this week the Tiggzi team will be at AnDevCon conference in San Francisco. Stop by our stand and learn how to build Android apps, connected to any REST API using Tiggzi app builder. What’s really nice is that you can build an app in Tiggzi, export the Andro...
Yes, this is pretty cool: Windows Phone export in Tiggzi will be available tomorrow.
Tiggzi at DC jQuery Meetup View more presentations from Max Katz
This past weekend Oleksandr (Sasha) Piskun, chief mobile architect behind Tiggzi and myself attended the AT&T Mobile Hackathon at the AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto. The hackathon was also sponsored by Facebook. A big thank you to Alex Donn, Ben Nelson and other AT&T team mem...
I’ll be speaking at DC jQuery Users Group this Thursday, May 10. I’ll be showing Tiggzi – the cloud-based jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap app builder, and how fast and easy it is to build jQuery Mobile apps connected to any REST API.
WAC (the Wholesale Applications Community) offers a single cross-operator payment API across 9 operators today with plans to extend to all 58 member operators. Mobile carrier enabled in-app billing promises better conversion for app developers since there is no reason to enter username...
This weekend (May 4-5) we are going to be at the ATT Mobile Hackathon in Palo Alto. Tiggzi Mobile App Builder is an excellent tool for hackathons as it allows to build HTML5 and PhoneGap apps very quickly (and you don’t have to be a super developer). Everyone who attends the hack...
One of the really nice features we released in Tiggzi Mobile App Builder in April is the option to get iOS binary file for your app (similar to PhoneGap Build). Now you can create your mobile app in Tiggzi and instantly build the iOS binary file (or Android).
We just published a new hands-on tutorial on creating HTML5/jQuery Mobile app (can also be exported as PhoneGap app) using StackMob backend in Tiggzi app builder. Sign up for Tiggzi Free plan today and build this mobile app. The final app is shown below. On the first page we get a list...
ReadWriteWeb published SAP Plans to Dominate Enterprise Mobile Apps with HTML5 and New Partnerships article a few days ago. SAP acquired a mobile development firm Syclo and also announced important partnerships with Appcelertaor, Adobe (PhoneGap) and Sencha to become “…most powerful en...
We are going to be at two really awesome events. First is the AT&T Mobile Hackathon in Seattle April 13-14. Tiggzi app builder is really an amazing tool to use during hackathons simply because it allows to build HTML5 and PhoneGap mobile apps super fast, connected to any REST API....
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Exadel an­nounced a part­ner­ship with Aepona, the market leader in Network-as-a-Service so­lu­tions, to make it easier for mo­bile de­vel­opers to take ad­van­tage of Aepona’s ser­vice APIs for its telecom part­ners by in­te­grating the APIs ...
Tiggzi is a cloud-based HTML5, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap mobile app builder. It comes with a very powerful and easy to use visual, drag-and-drop builder for HTML5 and jQuery Mobile. The mobile UI is built by simply dragging and dropping components from the palette on the left into the...