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Verious adding Windows Phone to their lineup to aid developers in making apps

Verious adding Windows Phone to their lineup

Verious Inc is a leader in connecting developers with components and services for mobile app developer and they have a strong presence with iOS and Android development. Today the company has added Windows Phone development to their lineup giving developers even more tools at their disposal.

What's this mean? Hundreds of pre-built mobile app components, open source projects, HTML5 components and SDKs are now available to Windows Phone developers. It opens up the pool of resources developers have to tap into.  Verious has reportedly worked closely with Microsoft to identify the most valuable components to help accelerate mobile app development.

As described by Anil Pereira, founder and CEO of Verious,

"From Metro-styled icons to charting controls and mapping tools, we’ve worked with Microsoft to compile the world’s most comprehensive catalogue of pre-built components, open source libraries and SDKs for Windows Phone development. Now mobile app developers can leverage these resources to get their apps to market faster—just as they do for other leading smartphone platforms.”

Seeing that Verious already has a presence with iOS and Android development, the addition of Windows Phone to Verious's catalog may see more cross platform apps hit the Marketplace.

You can catch the full press release after the break and find out more on Verious here at their website.

VERIOUS BRINGS COMPONENTS FOR WINDOWS PHONE DEVELOPMENT TO MILLIONS OF APP DEVELOPERS WORLDWIDE

Hundreds of App Components, SDKs and Open Source Projects for Windows Phone Now Available through Verious.com

SAN CARLOS, CA and REDMOND, WA– May 8, 2012 – Verious, Inc., the leader in connecting developers with components and services for mobile app development, today announced that they have added hundreds of pre-built mobile app components, open source projects and SDKs for Windows Phone development to their leading online marketplace for mobile app development.  As part of this launch, Verious has added a Windows Phone category across the Verious Mobile Developer Network, a network of popular sites and newsletters reaching over 1 million mobile app developers on a monthly basis.  Verious has been working with Microsoft to identify valuable Windows Phone components and is now listed on the Microsoft Windows Phone developer portal at http://create.msdn.com/partners.

“The boom in Windows Phone app development is generating a growing number of companies providing components, tools, and mobile-ready services for Windows Phone developers to discover and implement,” said JC Cimetiere, Director for Developer & Partner programs, Windows Phone Division. “Microsoft is pleased that Verious is bringing these valuable assets together to help enterprises and independent software developers alike dramatically accelerate their mobile app development.”

Millions of mobile developers looking to build or port apps to the Windows Phone platform can find and discover pre-built app components, popular open source projects, and software development kits (SDKs) for Windows Phone from leading software and technology services companies on http://www.Verious.com. 

Examples include:

  • Syncfusion Metro Studio 1—the largest collection of Metro-style icons, valued at  $499, is now available for free to Windows Phone developers.
  • BeeMobile Metropolis Suite for Windows Phone—a package of 8 Silverlight UI Controls that dramatically reduces the time it takes to create Windows Phone applications.
  • Farseer Physics Engine—a collision detection system that enables developers to create everything from simple hobby games to complex simulation systems.

“With over 80,000 apps now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace, and a range of new Windows phones destined to hit the market in 2012, app developers are looking for ways to quickly and cost-effectively develop apps for this burgeoning market,” said Anil Pereira, founder and CEO of Verious.  “From Metro-styled icons to charting controls and mapping tools, we’ve worked with Microsoft to compile the world’s most comprehensive catalogue of pre-built components, open source libraries and SDKs for Windows Phone development.  Now mobile app developers can leverage these resources to get their apps to market faster—just as they do for other leading smartphone platforms.”


About Verious
Verious (www.Verious.com, @Veriously) is the leader in connecting app publishers and developers with mission-critical components and services for mobile app development. The company operates a mobile development marketplace and license management infrastructure, connecting mobile developers with pre-built components, mobile SDKs, rich software modules connected to APIs and other highly relevant content from leading companies across all leading mobile app development platforms.

Verious, which means "very serious", is backed by top-tier Silicon Valley investors and its team includes industry veterans with experience at leading mobile, software and trusted services companies including American Express, Apple, Motorola, Oracle, Playdom, Samsung, TRUSTe, VeriSign and VMWare. For more information, please visit www.verious.com or follow us on Twitter @Veriously.  Media inquiries may be directed to Don Pitt, VP of Marketing, at Don@verious.com.

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Note to editors: For more information, news and perspectives from Microsoft, please visit the Microsoft News Center at http://www.microsoft.com/news. Web links, telephone numbers and titles were correct at time of publication, but may have changed. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact Microsoft’s Rapid Response Team or other appropriate contacts listed at http://www.microsoft.com/news/contactpr.mspx.
 

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Verious adding Windows Phone to their lineup to aid developers in making apps

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Johaas, sorry that we are not as big in the mobile space as Verizon (yet!). And I used to work at VeriSign and people used to mix us up with Verizon then too. Hope you get a chance to visit our site and register for ongoing WP updates. regards, anil