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  • Seven Key Requirements Corporate IT Needs from PaaS

    This guest post was contributed by Pankaj Malviya, a serial entrepreneur with more than 15 years experience in enterprise software product design, development, and implementation of customer service solutions for Fortune 500 companies. In 2006, Pankaj founded LongJump, a Platform-as-a-Service provider that helps companies rapidly develop and deliver customized applications online (see our coverage… Read More

  • LongJump Challenges Force.com With New Developer Suite

    LongJump Challenges Force.com With New Developer Suite

    When Salesforce rolled out its software development platform, Force.com, last year, we called it a "game ender" for several other startups helping people create and deploy applications as web services. Among these was LongJump, which has enabled businesses and individuals to create web applications using visual tools since early summer 2007. Today, LongJump strikes back at Force.com by adding a… Read More

  • LongJump Wants You to Stop Pushing Paper Around the Office

    LongJump Wants You to Stop Pushing Paper Around the Office

    LongJump, a hosted applications environment that competes with the likes of Salesforce and Coghead, is introducing a new visual workflow system meant to streamline business processes. Companies will be able to set up this workflow system in conjunction with existing LongJump applications, such as those that track businesses’ assets or contracts. Before the introduction of this workflow… Read More

  • Bungee Labs Takes $8 Million Series C

    Bungee Labs Takes $8 Million Series C

    Bungee Labs has raised $8 million Series C in a round that included Wasatch Venture Fund and existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners and Venrock Associates. Orem, Utah based Bungee Labs offers Bungee Connect, a web-based Ajax environment for creating interactive web applications. Bungee Connect allows developers to “efficiently create and instantly deliver rich web applications for… Read More

  • Bungee Connect Launches Ambitious New Online Development Product

    Yeah, we’ve seen a ton of online application builders before – DabbleDB, Zoho Creator, LongJump, Coghead and WyaWorks, among others. And Salesforce weighed in with their own Force.com in late 2007. Bungee Connect , which leaves private beta today, competes with all of these. But the company, based in Utah, thinks they have the advanced features to attract a much different audience than… Read More

  • Salesforce.com To Offer DaaS Service, New Pricing Model, Competition

    CRM and SaaS provider Salesforce.com have announced that there Force.com Cloud Computing Architecture (our review here) is to now offer Development-as-a-Service (DaaS), a new pricing structure and a developer competition. The DaaS service consists of a new set of development tools and APIs that allow enterprise developers to harness cloud computing. The tools offer full access to the database… Read More

  • LongJump Launches Cloud Database Service

    LongJump Launches Cloud Database Service

    LongJump, an SaaS offering that enables ordinary people to build and customize database-centric applications (for sales, marketing, IT, HR, finance, etc.), has launched a new offering dubbed “Database-as-a-Service (DaaS)” that allows the more technically literate to build applications with databases in the “cloud” (i.e. stored on LongJump’s servers). The company is… Read More

  • Coghead Pursues Platform Strategy With Launch Of Affiliates Program

    Coghead Pursues Platform Strategy With Launch Of Affiliates Program

    Every company in Silicon Valley wants to become a platform for other companies to build cool stuff on top of. It is the easiest way to attract customers. Coghead—the DIY, Web-based, business-app builder—is no different. Today it is publicly launching its charter affiliates program, whereby software developers can create their own enterprise apps using Coghead and then resell them to… Read More

  • LongJump's Library Of Customizable Business Apps

    LongJump's Library Of Customizable Business Apps

    We last wrote about LongJump back in June when their business application platform launched. Like Coghead, DabbleDB, Zoho Creator, WyaWorks, and SalesForce’s Force.com, LongJump lets programming novices design their own applications. To do so, LongJump provides a visual application creator and directory where users can share the apps they develop. Since launch, they have over 100 enterprise… Read More

  • Salesforce Enters Custom Application Market With Force.com

    Salesforce Enters Custom Application Market With Force.com

    Salesforce will enter the custom software market next week with the launch of Force (site will go live Monday morning), a new platform that will allow developers to create database driven applications and deploy them as services. So if Salesforce doesn’t offer what you are looking for, and no one has built it for you on Salesforce’s AppExchange, you can simply build it yourself using… Read More

 
  • New Site "Jumps" Into The Application Creation Space

    Just over a year ago DabbleDB launched, allowing people to create quick database driven applications with very few programming skills. Since then we’ve seen Zoho Creator, WyaWorks and Coghead launch their own competing applications. Salesforce AppExchange is arguably also a competitor, as are a number of other build-your-own-apps like Yahoo Pipes, Teqlo and Microsoft Popfly. This is a… Read More