Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Appcelerator acquires Aptana!

This just in, folks....

It looks like Aptana, makers of one of the most popular web development IDEs, has been acquired by Appcelerator, a company specializing in web-based programs for iOS, Android, and the Desktop. This should make life interesting for mobile developers that are looking for a cross-platform mobile development solution.

The press release is here. A more interactive announcement is available on the Appcelerator website.

Here is the webcast announcing the acquisition:

Here are some slides from the announcement presentation:
It sounds like a beta of the combined Aptana/Appcelerator app will be available sometime in Q1 2011. Keep a look out for more news about this!