Project Siena Beta 2: Enabling business users to create apps connected to enterprise services, web and social

Three months ago, we opened up Project Siena to the public.  The response from enterprise business users, partners and general app imagineers has been great to see. The initial release of Project Siena delivered a tool for non-developers to create mobile apps.  Any business user with PowerPoint and Excel formula skills was empowered to build…

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Navigation and Context in Siena

In Siena, to navigate from Screen1 to Screen2, you need to add a button to Screen1, touch the OnSelect property of the button and select Screen2. this automatically adds a function: Navigate(Screen2, ScreenTransition!Fade). But, sometimes more sophisticated navigation is needed: Always navigate from Screen1 to Screen2, but show different things on Screen2, depending on what…

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Dress by Video: A new way to use product content

As you have noted by now, Project Siena can be used to build some surprisingly powerful experiences – still without any programming, and still within a few hours. Here is one more example. Today, there are plenty of apps that will show you fashion and style videos. Many other apps that will let you explore a product…


Siena is for Expert Apps

Project Siena enables business experts to capture their expertise and deliver apps that help colleagues and customers make great decisions and complete tasks. Today, we are sharing three examples of such “expert apps” – ranging from the simple to very sophisticated. Health Cost Calculator Let’s start with a simple health insurance app for use by…

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