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Mobile Innovation beyond April Fool’s Day ›

No surprise, that you should beware of beliving in news that breaks on April 1st. While I had to play along with everything from my 8 year old daughter (who did, conservatively, 10+ pranks on me during the day, all pretty harmless) to a colleague abandoning a promising IT career in favor of something completely different (not to disregard the art and profession of breakdancing, which he chose, in any way), some news related to how enterprises considered innovating, oftentimes related to either using or not using mobile technologies.

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Gartner recognizes Kony as the most visionary “Leader” in the MADP Magic Quadrant Report ›

The new 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms report was officially released this week, and we’re thrilled that Kony was named a Leader for the third year in a row.

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Fall Wave Spotlight: Top 5 features in our upcoming fall release ›

There are five points to a star.  We have five senses of perception.  There are five days in a work week.  Your hand has five fingers.  I could go on, but the point is that five is a magical number.  So with that in mind, the subject of this blog is the “Top 5” exciting new product innovations that are part of Kony’s fall release coming later this year. 

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ICYMI: Highlights from Kony's big Gartner Symposium announcements ›

What a week! The Kony team has had a wonderful time at Gartner Symposium Orlando, soaking up everything that's new and exciting in IT. That includes our own news, of course: a series of new offerings that we think will simply transform the mobile market. 

In case you missed it, we've broken down the details in the FAQ below. We hope you're as excited as we are, and as always, don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

What did Kony announce?

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Findyourappmatch.com: The #1 site for meaningful developer-designer relationships ›

Say goodbye to brogrammers

Are you tired of collaborating with team members who just don’t “get” you? Sick of a design or development counterpart who’s more interested in building his Instagram following than building great apps? Fed up with the egos and silos that get in the way of awesome mobile experiences?

You’re not alone!

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Update on Shellshock vulnerability: What you need to know ›

Many of you may have heard about the “Shellshock” vulnerability that has recently been in the news. Due to an implementation bug with the bash (“Bourne-again” shell) program on many widely deployed variants of Unix, under some circumstances, user controlled input can be injected in command lines potentially opening up multiple threat vectors.

Some background information:

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Meet the new face of mobile app design: Introducing Kony Visualizer 2.0 ›

Great apps put the user experience first. This fact is both intuitive, and proven; Never before have there been more apps in the commercial app stores as there are today, yet there is a 75% drop in app usage after the initial time an app is used. Clearly people are downloading apps, but three quarters of the time, the UX fails and the app returns to obscurity. Users expect great experiences, and if an app doesn't deliver, it doesn't matter what else it can do. That app, for that user, is done.

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CEO corner: Gartner Magic Quadrant recognizes Kony's vision and execution ›

Last week marked an exciting milestone at Kony. Gartner published its annual 2014 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms, and Kony was named a Leader for the second year in a row.

This is a strong recognition of both Kony’s vision and our ability to execute on our strategy to deliver great enterprise mobility solutions to our family of partners and customers. Some of the key achievements from the past year that we believe contributed to our success include:

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Tips and tricks: Developing desktop kiosk apps with Kony ›

Although Kony customers typically use the Kony platform to develop apps for mobile and tablet devices, it can also be used to build applications for the Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems as a desktop application for use in kiosks.

Let's take a closer look at how to develop kiosk apps from a single code base using Kony.

Developing desktop kiosk apps: The basics

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Case study: Transportation enterprise chooses Kony for cloud-based app development ›

In this week's case study, a large enterprise transportation services company faced many of the challenges frequently seen by organizations tackling mobility: App development was taking too long, maintaining apps cost too much, and the cost for developing for multiple channels was too high. 

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Tips and tricks: Using public key cryptography with Kony ›

Public key, or asymmetric, cryptography is a common way to keep data secure (check out a great explanation of public-key cryptography for “non geeks” here.) It requires two separate keys, one of which is secret (or private) and one of which is public, and can be used for situations that warrant extra security for user data being transmitted to the server.

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The rise of mobile backend-as-a-service: Why MBaaS is the developer's new best friend ›

The pro football hall of famer head coach Bill Parcells once famously said upon leaving the New England Patriots, "They want you to cook the dinner; at least they ought to let you shop for some of the groceries."  Not long ago, mobile application development wasn't much different. Developers were the chefs of mobile app creation but hardly had a choice of the development tools they could use to build them.

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Case study: professional services firm reduces app development time by more than 75% ›

This week's case study comes from a global 500 professional services organization. By choosing Kony over IBM WorkLight, this firm was able to reduce the cost of maintaining its multiple apps, lower the resources necessary to execute on its mobile strategy, and reduce app development time by more than 75%.

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Kony Launches Next Generation Cloud-Based Mobile and Multi-Channel Experience Suite ›

This is a big week for Kony. On October 8, at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Orlando, FL, we announced the launch of our new Kony Multi-Channel Experience Cloud. An end-to-end suite of products and cloud-based services that empowers organizations to quickly deliver multi-channel app experiences, the Kony Multi-Channel Experience Cloud will change the way that enterprises address mobility.

What makes it so powerful?

Unparalleled integration

The Kony Multi-Channel Experience Cloud consists of five components:

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Testing your apps on iOS ›

The Kony Development Cloud allows you to build mobile apps that work on a variety of operating systems and device types. We call these “channels,” and Kony is the best platform for building enterprise-grade, multi-channel apps. Testing your app across all your channels, however, can be a challenge. This post is meant to give you everything you need to know to test your app on an iOS emulator and on an iOS device.

The iOS plugin

There are two things you have to have to test the apps you write with Kony Studio on iOS.

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Kony Named a Leader in Gartner’s Latest Magic Quadrant Report ›

This week, Kony was named a “Leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Report for “Mobile Application Development Platforms” (MADPs). To view the report, please click here.

To compile these rankings, Gartner conducted an exhaustive evaluation of more than 20 organizations, analyzing their product offerings, market vision and ability to execute. Gartner also conducted detailed interviews with numerous deployed customers.

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