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Syncfusion Reaches Out To JavaScript Developers

Syncfusion has released an update to Orubase, its framework for developing cross-platform hybrid mobile applications. The .NET component vendor says that at the forefront of the update are several JavaScript controls for visualizing data, and support for HTML and JavaScript-based web applications.

With this latest update then we see that various editors, gauges, and charts are available as JavaScript controls. Developers have the choice to work with ASP.NET MVC or JavaScript when designing hybrid mobile apps, a choice unmatched (so says Syncfusion) in any other mobile application framework.

"Extending the foundation of Orubase to JavaScript makes simplified mobile application development available to many, many more developers," states Daniel Jebaraj, vice president of Syncfusion.

"Though the end results will appear the same, the familiarity of working with JavaScript makes the framework much more inviting to web developers looking to deploy across mobile device platforms. We continue to offer excellent support for ASP.NET MVC, and coming releases will continue to build on that aspect as well," he said.

Other new features in Orubase include Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 support, the Orubase Project Wizard enhancement to create HTML and JavaScript-based hybrid apps, plus signature capture support to record handwriting through touch gestures on Android, iOS, and Windows devices.

Future updates of Orubase will continue to support ASP.NET MVC and JavaScript-based apps, provide new ASP.NET MVC and JavaScript controls, and increase access to native device APIs to minimize the gap between web and native apps.

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