AppGyver Acquires Competitor AppArchitect, Launches Revamped Model Of App Composer
AppGyver has simply introduced the acquisition of AppArchitect, a Disrupt Battlefield firm that gives app-constructing instruments by way of a drag-and-drop, no-code interface. The phrases of the deal weren’t disclosed.
AppGyver is a speedy cellular app improvement firm based again in 2011, that has since gone on to develop Steroid.js, a command-line based mostly software for shortly constructing HTML5 apps, together with their very own drag-and-drop composer. AppArchitect’s primary product can also be a drag-and-drop composer for iOS apps, with no coding expertise mandatory.
AppArchitect founder Ilya Zatulovskiy informed TechCrunch that the acquisition concept got here up when AppArchitect was in search of a brand new spherical of funding again in Might.
“App Architect 1.zero is for iPhone solely, and we would have liked to get to Android, so we have been concentrating on a $2 million increase,” stated Zatulovskiy. “Once we have been having hassle reaching that quantity, we requested ourselves if we needed to take much less cash and never get out all of the options we needed to.”
That’s when AppGyver got here into the combination, added Zatulovskiy, saying “AppGyver was a yr or extra forward of us when it comes to improvement.”
Each corporations present an identical software within the app composer, and AppGyver’s backend cloud providers permit for AppArchitect customers to increase into Android for the primary time. As a primary step within the acquisition, the groups are launching AppArchitect 2.zero, which has a model new, flat design, full help forAndroid, and new premium options like feedback and video channels.
Zatulovskiy tells us that he’ll keep on for a couple of months by way of the transition, as will half (however not all) of the AppArchitect workforce.