Infinite Monkeys

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Infinite Monkeys
Infinite monkeys logo.jpg
Developer(s)Infinite Monkeys (Pte Ltd)
Initial releaseDecember 2011
Operating systemiOS, Android
Typeapplication framework

Infinite Monkeys is a self-service platform that allows users to create native apps for iPhone, Android and HTML5 mobile websites with no coding knowledge.[1][2][3][4][5] The company’s name is reference to the Infinite Monkey Theorem.[3][6]


Infinite Monkeys is headquartered in Singapore. The company was founded by Jay Shapiro and David Hoare.[1][6][7][8] The beta version of Infinite Monkeys was released in September 2011 and went live in December 2011 at the AppNation conference in San Francisco.[9] The company is a virtual organization with staff contracted via oDesk and distributed across six continents.[6][10]

The platform has a web-based graphic user interface (GUI) that uses a WYSIWYG editor and allows users to take existing web content and third-party feeds to generate apps for iPhone, Android, and HTML5-supported smartphones.[6][8][11] Infinite Monkeys uses a drag-and-drop process to organize widgets on the app screen and features a dashboard for users to manage in-app subscriptions, messages and analytics.[8][12][11]

In August 2013, the platform acquired fellow mobile app builder AppMakr, and now operates under both the AppMakr and Infinite Monkeys brands.[1][6] The acquisition has made Infinite Monkeys the world’s largest DIY app publisher.[6][better source needed]

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  1. ^ a b c Jacquelyn Cheok (September 9, 2013). "Infinite Monkeys now a Gorilla in app market". The Business Times. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  2. ^ Arun Katiyar (July 11, 2012). "Click and create your own apps". Live Mint. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Don Power (2012-06-28). "Spotlight on Startups: Create your own mobile app at Infinite Monkeys". Sprout Social. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  4. ^ Sara Angeles (2013-03-26). "Build Your Own Apps: 3 DIY App Builders for Non-Programmers". Idea to Appster. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "Create Your Own Smartphone App With Infinite Monkeys". Bubblews. 2013-08-27. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Jon Russell (September 11, 2013). "Can't code but want an app? Infinite Monkeys is now the world's largest DIY app publisher". Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  7. ^ Rachel Greene (2013-07-18). "Creating Your Own Mobile Phone App". Tech Sling. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  8. ^ a b c Venkatesh Ganesh (October 3, 2013). "No monkeying around". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  9. ^ Tim Green (2011-04-27). "Infinite Monkeys launches app development platform". Mobile Entertainment. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  10. ^ "Infinite Monkeys And The Unbelievable Story Behind Selling His First Company – with Jay Shapiro". Mixergy. 2013-05-24. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  11. ^ a b "Infinite Monkeys: Mobile Development for Humans with Chimp-Level Programming Skills". 2012-02-17. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  12. ^ "Sky bet android app". Retrieved 5 June 2017.

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