WALTHAM, Mass.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Telerik®, an end-to-end provider of application development tools and solutions for building and analyzing cross-platform and mobile applications, today announced a major update to Icenium®, its cloud-based, mobile app development solution. Expanding on its history of enabling developers to build and debug hybrid mobile apps within the Icenium-provided code editors, Icenium now offers direct integration with Visual Studio®. This new capability enables .NET developers to fully leverage the Icenium mobile development tools directly from Visual Studio, to quickly develop cross-platform apps for iOS and Android.
“The pace of innovation in the mobile space will continue to increase. Cross-device development continues to be important for any company's ability to scale mobile capability. As mobile requirements grow, companies will require large numbers of mobile apps going forward.”
Gartner has noted, “The pace of innovation in the mobile space will continue to increase. Cross-device development continues to be important for any company's ability to scale mobile capability. As mobile requirements grow, companies will require large numbers of mobile apps going forward.” 1
With the new Icenium extension for Visual Studio, .NET developers can take advantage of all Icenium platform capabilities without leaving their favorite IDE. In addition to core Visual Studio benefits – familiar and advanced coding environment, a rich ecosystem of IDE plug-ins, and a configurable build system – developers will now be able to directly access powerful Icenium mobile development tools, including iOS and Android™ device simulators and cloud-based Apache Cordova builds for iOS and Android. Developers will also have the ability to:
- Create new cross-platform Icenium mobile projects with jQuery Mobile and Telerik’s Kendo UI®
- Manage and configure mobile app settings and custom Cordova plug-ins
- Connect and manage local development devices (coming in November)
Additionally, developers using Visual Studio with the Icenium extension will, for the first time, be able to use Icenium with any source control provider. Meaning, Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Subversion (SVN), for example, can now be used in addition to Icenium’s default support for git, making it even easier to integrate Icenium into existing development workflows.
“Once again, we’ve significantly enhanced Telerik’s Icenium to further support the emerging needs of our 1M-strong .NET developer community,” said Todd Anglin, EVP of Cross-Platform Tools & Services, Telerik. “With the release of Telerik’s Icenium extension for Visual Studio, the .NET community can leverage Icenium to create versatile, engaging cross-platform apps without giving-up the IDE they know and love. This integration also opens the door for Icenium to support other popular development environments and workflows in the future. We want to make it as easy as possible for developers to create cross-platform mobile apps using the Icenium services and tools with the coding environments they love. This is just the beginning.”
For more information on Telerik’s Icenium and the new extension for Visual Studio, please attend Telerik’s Icenium Keynote on Thursday, September 26th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Click here to register. http://tlrk.it/1eLuUnd.
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1 Gartner, “Selecting a Mobile App Development Vendor,” 27 December 2012, Ken Parmelee