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Good Grasp on what Appcelerator is

Just read the 5 short chapters about what Appcelerator is
It will take 5 minutes and it explain it all.

(I already looked at their site, but didn't find clear explanation, beyond "... everything you need to build RIAs and SOA-based services the way you want — while being flexible bla bla bla ..."

Note also that they added support for Google AppEngine : so you can easily deploy your backend on Google services.


Matthew Quinlan said…

You definitely found the best technical description of Appcelerator (ironically, we hide it in the docs). As you might expect, we use technical descriptions on our .org site and more business terms on our .com site.

Either way, I'm glad you found what you were looking for and hope to see you on the Appcelerator forums soon :)


Matthew Quinlan

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