mrc brings HTML5 offline app capabilities to m-Power
January 2014 Lombard, IL
Today, software developer mrc announces the release of HTML5-driven offline application capabilities within m-Power. m-Power is software that rapidly creates web applications such as report-writing, Business Intelligence, executive dashboards, e-commerce, customer portals, and mobile applications to name a few.
This new enhancement addresses one of the biggest limitations of mobile web apps: the inability to function without an internet connection. For many companies, this feature is an absolute necessity. For example:
In each of these cases, access to a mobile application is crucial, yet companies cannot rely on a 100% available data connection. When deciding between building native mobile apps or mobile web apps, this often forces these companies towards the native approach--the more expensive and time-consuming option.
With this new offline enhancement, mrc provides a better option--further blurring the line between native and mobile web apps. Using the HTML5 offline storage feature, mrc converted m-Power's templates into offline-ready templates. Now, m-Power applications will automatically:
"This new enhancement further closes the gap between native and mobile web app capabilities," says Tyler Wassell, mrc's Manager of Software Development. "Now, m-Power users can create powerful mobile web apps that function regardless of a web connection."###
To learn more about configuring m-Power applications for offline use, please visit: www.mrc-productivity.com/techblog/?p=9377. For additional information about mrc, visit www.mrc-productivity.com. Contact mrc via phone at 630.916.0662; via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
mrc's development platform, m-Power, is used to create business applications and can run on any platform that supports Java (e.g. OS/400, Linux, Unix, and Windows). Applications access DB2/400, Oracle, MySQL and MSSQL, or any combination thereof. m-Power is used to create an endless variety of Java-based business applications such as: Mobile apps, Web reports, dashboards, eCommerce apps, business intelligence, and more. It is also the only development platform to automate translation and offer full multi-lingual support.
mrc was a recipient of the Apex Award for application development, is a long-time IBM Business Partner, and has been producing award-winning development software since 1981.
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