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AT&T Developer Program offers a rich set of API’s, one of them being able to send SMS messages. I created a tutorial that shows how to build an HTML5, jQuery Mobile app connected to AT&T SMS API in Tiggzi Mobile App Builder. Try the AT&T SMS API tutorial or any oth...
We got some cool stuff planned in our April release for Tiggzi Mobile App Builder: New components Date picker Carousel iOS binary build Ability to add any property to a UI element (without JavaScript) Data mapping improvements. We are working on adding mapping support for all jQuery Mo...
In this webinar I built an mobile app connected to ATT SMS API and then packaged the services as plug-in for reuse.
This past weekend I attended my first mobile hackathon in San Diego sponsored by ATT. On the first day (Friday evening), the event started with 7-minute presentations by ATT, City of San Diego, HTC, and BlakcBerry, and myself. I presented Tiggzi Mobile App Builder and showed how quickl...
Check out the new jQuery Mobile themes and swatches we just added to Tiggzi Mobile App Builder. Click on image to see larger version.
Tomorrow I’m going to AT&T Mobile App Hackathon in San Diego. I got 7 minutes(!) to demonstrate how powerful Tiggzi Mobile App Builder for building mobile apps. And because it’s so incredible fast – I will actually build a real app in 7 minutes! Anyone who uses T...
Tiggzi Mobile App Builder stands out in how easy it is to in­cor­po­rate REST ser­vices with public APIs into mo­bile apps. Tiggzi now makes it even easier by prepack­aging the steps you would go through to con­nect an app to a ser­vice as plug-??ins. Along with this new plug-??in fea­...
I have been doing a lot of support for Tiggzi Mobile App Builder on the forum and via email. I enjoy it very much. First because I’m able to help users, and second, I get to learn new things that I didn’t’ know before. But, there is one problem. Many emails that I get...
I recently signed up for AT&T Developer Program and one of the services they provide is for sending SMS messages via REST API. Below is a story of how I built the app, in picture. I used Tiggzi Mobile App Builder. I literally built the app in about 25 minutes (most of the time was...
When starting a new mobile app in Tiggzi Mobile App Builder, you get two choices. You can create a mobile app which is essentially a PhoneGap app, or a mobile web app which is pure HTML5, jQuery Mobile app. When going with a mobile web app, you can easily publish and host your app from...
One of the really great features in Tiggzi mobile app builder is that you can quickly export the app as mobile Web, Android or iOS: For Android, you can get a ready for the app market binary file (Release binary). Just take the file and upload it to Android Market. It’s that simp...
We recently pushed a new release of Tiggzi Mobile App Buider and here are some of the most important new features. PhoneGap 1.4 PhoneGap version was upgraded to the latest and greatest version 1.4. Every mobile app project automatically comes with PhoneGap 1.4 included, nothing you nee...
We are going to be at the Mobile World Congress next week. If you are at the event, join WAC (Wholesale Applications Community) and Exadel for a beer or two.
We are going to be at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27 – March 1, 2012. Stop by our stand and learn how incredibly easy it is to build HTML5, jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap, and REST mobile apps using Tiggzi, the cloud-based mobile app builder. If you want, BYOR (Brin...
We are going to be at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27 – March 1, 2012. Stop by our stand and learn how incredibly easy it is to build HTML5, jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap, and REST mobile apps using Tiggzi, the cloud-based mobile app builder. If you want, BYOR (Brin...
First of all thanks to Kinvey for creating this wonderful map and including Tiggzi in it (blue Mobile SDK line). Tiggzi could actually span 3 different lines: BaaS, Mobile SDK and Mobile API. Tiggzi is a cloud-based HTML5 mobile app builder, so it’s not exactly a mobile SDK. In fact, t...
Join our interactive webinar to learn how to build an HTML5 mobile app in Tiggzi Mobile App Builder using back-end services provided by Parse. We will create and define mobile services we set up on Parse that are exposed via REST. Then, we will build an HTML5 app in Tiggzi and show how...
There are literally thousands of different REST APIs available today, and new APIs are being created and exposed daily. There are API aggregator sites such as apigee.com and programmableweb.com that collect APIs from various sites. apigee.com makes available a very nice API console whe...
A few weeks ago I promised to publish a tutorial on how to build a mobile app and connect it to Parse backend. You can get the full tutorial here. You really have to try it yourself building a mobile app in Tiggzi app builder and connecting it to Parse mobile backend is amazingly easy....
In mid January we have released an update to Tiggzi mobile app builder and now every app (new or old) is based on jQuery Mobile version 1.0. Now that there is a Free plan, nothing should stop you from building your mobile app.
My reply to this Cross-Platform Mobile Visual Development – a Tool Comparison. I tried posting this in the comments but that didn’t work. Tiggzi: the cloud-based mobile app builder should definitely be there. Home page: http://tiggzi.com Genesis: The cloud-based HTML5 and hybrid ...
In this fas­ci­nating hands-on we­binar, a real mo­bile app will be built, con­nected to a REST ser­vice, and tested. Attendees will be be able to test the app as it’s being built. Beyond that, we will also cover some of the ex­citing fea­tures of the new ver­sion of Tiggr that will ha...
I’m not sure whether there is any other way to describe it but building a mobile app in Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder and connecting to Parse mobile back end is super easy and fast! Here is how the app look in design time in Tiggr: There are three REST services on the right which con...
Tiggr – the easiest platform for building mobile apps in the cloud Tiggr is a cloud-based mobile apps builder. It lets developers build HTML5/JavaScript and native apps very quickly, entirely in the cloud. There is nothing to download, nothing to install, and nothing to configure. Just...
Mapping mobile UI to service is one of the most basic tasks in any mobile app (or a standard Web application). Input data entered by the user is sent to the service (input), the service is invoked, returns data (result) is sent back to the app for displaying results. Tiggr Mobile Apps ...
Slides from my talk at AppsWorld conference in London (Nov 29-30) on building mobile apps in the cloud with Tiggr. Learn How to Build Mobile Apps Using Cloud Services View more presentations from Max Katz
State of RichFaces
The blog post is written by Crawford Comeaux an independent mobile app developer that recently participated in Startup Weekend down in Baton Rouge, LA and ended up winning. This post is about how he used StackMob and Tiggr to quickly build a web app prototype during the Startup Weekend...
Try these new and very easy to follow mobile tutorials: Building RSS Mobile App Building Hello World HTML5 Mobile App With Local Storage
Next week I will be London at Apps World conference showing how to build mobile apps in the cloud with Tiggr. Exadel is going to have a booth at the conference and also a session in the free Developer Zone area. Stop by and learn how to build a real mobile in under 5 minutes! [...]
On Thursday, January 5, 2012 I will be presenting at Bay Area Mobile: Prototyping and building mobile apps in the cloud When: Thursday, January 5, 2012, 6:30 PM Where: Mountain View, CA In this cool session you will learn how to build HTML5 and native apps using Tiggr. Tiggr is a cloud...
The webinar shows how to build an RSS mobile app with jQuery Mobile, HTML5, REST, PhoneGap, export it and publish to Android Market, all under 40 minutes.
When: November 16, Wednesday, 11am US Pacific Time Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/466425672 One of the great things about Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder is its support for end-to-end development, going all the way from an idea in one person’s mind to an app running in...
This article was originally published on http://uxmovement.com/resources/innovative-features-in-tiggr-mobile-apps-builder/ Ask anyone involved in making applications as a developer or a customer: Would you like to see how the app looks and behaves before we actually build it? The answe...
In the context of mobile apps, basic access authentication is way for a Web browser to provide user name and password when invoking a REST service. A REST service that requires basic access authentication will look like this: https://username:password@www.host.com/products As you can s...
We just returned from app world conference in New York which was a great success. Next week we are heading to 2 more great events: AnDevCon conference and Mountain View JavaScript Meetup. AnDevCon Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder (Exadel) is going to be at AnDevCon II (The Android Developer C...
This article originally appeared on TheServerSide.com: http://www.theserverside.com/opinion/A-cloud-service-to-build-mobile-apps. I’m sure you’ve heard about platform-as-a-service (PaaS) or cloud-based services like Google Apps Engine, CloudBees, Heruko, Engine Yard, and Cloud Foundry....
The RichFaces team has been doing an amazing job on RichFaces 4.1 and today released Milestone 3. Many components in 4.1 have been optimized for mobile. You can see the Milestone 3 components showcase deployed to OpenShift – Red Hat’s PaaS. It uses device detection and will show the mo...
Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder (Exadel) is going to be at AnDevCon II in San Francisco Bay Area, November 6-9. Stop by our booth and learn how to build Android apps ready for the Android Market using cloud services, all in about 5 minutes. It’s really awesome, I promise. To get a peek, watc...