Appsbar

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Appsbar is a tool to build and publish apps for use on smartphones and tablet devices.

Overview[edit]

Appsbar beta was introduced on April 28, 2011.

Appsbar offers one platform where a PC can be used to create and submit apps for smart phones to popular app stores, including iTunes and Google Play. This platform guides users through the process to create, edit and publish apps that are customized by choosing background colors and fonts, as well as add photos and videos from personal libraries or the tool's clip art library. Small businesses can sell their merchandise using PayPal.[1]

As of June, 2012 Appsbar reported that more than 125,000 people had used its product, and its apps have been downloaded more than 12 million times.[2]

Background[edit]

Appsbar was introduced as a tool that gives anyone from the tech expert to a beginner an outlet to build relatively professional, customized apps.[3]

Appsbar can be used on the web for Mobile application development. Appsbar apps are automatically optimized for use on smartphones developed by Android. Through its HTML5 Web application, Appsbar supports app designs for use on BlackBerry or Windows devices as well as Facebook.

This desktop design solution allows an app builder to create, save and edit an unlimited number of apps. Appsbar uses a “wizard” to build apps for the app stores including iTunes and Android Market.[4] The software uses proprietary filters throughout the creation process so builders know immediately if they are adding (or not adding) details that would prevent the app from being published.[5]

App builders can also combine limitless combinations of existing technologies used to build professional apps. For example, appsbar is the first app builder to offer an "event notifier" function that delivers real-time or scheduled notifications to app users, and a menu feature that allows the end user to catalog products or services – tools for friends and businesses and their customers to have two-way communication.

Each app that appsbar submits to an app store is first reviewed by an "app coach"—an experienced developer (software) who tests each app during the submission process. This "app coach" is listed on the app as the developer.[6] Appsbar lets each builder name their app. Anyone who downloads an app will know who built it.[7]

Appsbar was developed by Appsbar Inc., a company co-founded by Scott Hirsch and Arsen Pereymer.[8] Scott Hirsch is also the co-founder of technology companies DigDev and DigDev Direct, an online and mobile direct marketing agency.

Appsbar won the 10th Annual American Business Awards' 2012 People's Choice Stevie Award for Favorite New Media Entertainment Product.,[9] as well as the Best New Tech Company of the Year Gold Stevie Award.[10]

appsbar offers a set of 37 modules custom built for specific app types
apps for accounting Firm
apps for authors/Books
apps for bands
apps for banks
apps for bars
apps for caterers
apps for celebrities
apps for charities or non profits
apps for clubs
apps for construction
apps for contractors
apps for Cooking
apps for education
apps for entertainment
apps for event planning
apps for families
apps for fashion
apps for general business
apps for government agencies
apps for a gym
apps for health
apps for hobbies
apps for hotels
apps for information
apps for insurance
apps for a law firm
apps for maintenance
apps for an online business
apps for a pawn shop
apps for photography
apps for places of worship
apps for real estate
apps for restaurants
apps for salons
apps for sports teams
apps for technology
apps for tourism and travel
apps for vehicle service

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Appsbar". Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  2. ^ "appsbar Launches PayPal Powered App Commerce Solution to Give App Builders Free, Secure in-App Sales". Retrieved 14 June 2012.
  3. ^ "App Wrap: "AppsBar" Lets Anyone Create An App - NY1.com". Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  4. ^ Casey, Kevin (2011-04-28). "Appsbar Helps SMBs Build Mobile Apps". InformationWeek.
  5. ^ "AppsBar". Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Build Your Own Mobile App With Appsbar". Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  7. ^ "appsbar Launches App Gallery as Community Grows to 25,000 App Builders". Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Appsbar Let's You Create Web And Facebook Apps Now Too » Android Phones, Android Tablets, News, Tech, Gadgets And More, Thedroidguy". Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  9. ^ "WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN PEOPLE'S CHOICE STEVIE® AWARDS FOR FAVORITE NEW PRODUCTS". Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  10. ^ "Company / Organization Awards Category Stevie® Award Winners". Retrieved 18 June 2012.

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