NORCROSS, GEORGIA — BravePoint®, Inc., a leading provider of application development, software products and support in a variety of technologies, announced today an addition to its Application EvolutionTM modernization platform for Progress® OpenEdge® applications to enable the development of mobile applications. This mobile framework, Evolution Mobile™, is built on OpenGL, OpenAL, Box2D, Facebook, SQLite and other standards allowing creation of a rich mobile business application that is quick to deploy and easy to upgrade and manage. The framework runs on both iOS and Android devices with a single code base.

“The popular Application Evolution platform has been utilized by companies in various industries to modernize their legacy Progress-based applications and deliver them with a rich Web 2.0 user interface without any rip and replace of server-side logic,” explained John Harlow, President of BravePoint. “We knew we needed to add the next step to this framework, so we are thrilled to offer Evolution Mobile™ to the OpenEdge community.

“Even more compelling is the fact that Evolution Mobile interoperates with the Node.js environment, making it possible to run JavaScript virtually anywhere. What Evolution Mobile means for companies’ mobile go-to-market strategies is a rapid, efficient mobile development cycle that communicates with any technology, resulting in a scalable mobile app that runs on both Android and iOS devices,” added Mr. Harlow.

Through a partnership with Corona Labs, BravePoint utilized the Corona SDK Platform to build the Evolution Mobile framework. This partnership allows BravePoint to develop mobile business apps which are extremely fast and agile. The following are just a few of the benefits of using the Evolution Mobile platform to build custom mobile apps:

• One code base for both iOS and Andro