Form To Excel – Three Ways to Get Web Form Data into Excel

One of the main features that Caspio users love about our platform is how simple it is to convert Excel to a web application. But what about the other way around? Storing web form submissions in Excel is easier than you may think. Here we...

Trends Affecting Enterprise IT in 2013 – Part I

Caspio CEO Frank Zamani and I were discussing what we considered to be the biggest trends around PaaS and online databases that would affect the market in the coming year.  So, we decided to write ours out as blog posts – this is...

Best of the Blog: 2012

As we look forward to an amazing 2013 here at Caspio, I wanted to take a look back and re-visit some of the more popular posts and topics that were popular over the past year. The following posts saw constant traffic even months after...

Four Application Implementation Pitfalls – and How to Avoid Them

Let’s face it. The great idea that you have been thinking to implement with Caspio is not going to get done by itself. Someone has to build the app and deploy it to the web. So what’s in between you and the finished work? Well,...

Lowering Security Risks While Empowering Workers

I just read an interesting study released by Symantec focused on employee attitudes towards cloud apps and services vs. IT attitudes towards these topics. The results were not surprising. Essentially, employees want to harness the power of...

Happy Holidays from Caspio!

Happy Holidays! 2012 has been an amazing year at Caspio. We saw continued growth across the board. And, our growth resulted in a move to some shiny new offices. And as we wind down 2012, we are excited about all the great things coming...

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AdvanceKentucky Advances Education in its Region with the Help of Caspio

Caspio has long been a leading provider of online database and web apps solutions for educational institutions. The ease-of-use, sharable nature of the platform, and the affordability makes it a strong choice for educational organizations...

CIOs: Strike a Balance Between Citizen Developers and Enterprise Architecture with Caspio

I just read an interesting article on Wired.com that pits CIOs against “Rogue Developers” (what I prefer to call Citizen Developers) and posits that answer lies in private cloud environments. The article does make a good point:...

Will 2013 be the Year of PaaS?

Over the past several weeks, a lot of research and news has come out to suggest that 2013 will be a breakthrough year for platform-as-a-service and cloud apps in all their permutations. A recent analysis report signals a major shift...

CIOs: Tap the Power of Caspio on Your Own Terms

In today’s enterprise the responsibilities of the IT department are difficult and complex. SaaS and PaaS solutions offer an alternative for IT departments looking to lower complexity and costs. And, SaaS and PaaS tools are being...

Publish Now: FBI Hate Crime Statistics

We have published a new ready-to-publish data set of hate crime statistics for the whole of 2011. The data was collected form the federal Hate Crime Statistics Program, monitored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The program...

Tech Tip: Generate Geolocation Coordinates from Submission Forms

Note: For these and other Tech Tips – visit our Caspio Online Help page. Every location has a latitude and longitude, also called geocode. If you have a database that contains addresses, having goecodes of the addresses gives you...

Accelerate Your Custom App Development with a Caspio Jumpstart

Caspio is designed to be used by anyone – both technical and non-technical types alike. And while there is a “no coding necessary” approach to the platform, the process of getting started building complex apps can benefit...

Free App: Store Locator

Caspio has released our latest free app, an easy-to-use Store Locator. This ready-made app offers a comprehensive set of web tools allowing you to roll out your own advanced “location finder” on your website, mobile site or...

Five Reasons Online News Publishers Should Use Caspio

Our announcement yesterday that Halifax Media has selected Caspio as its standard for cloud-based apps and databases got me thinking. I was curious to learn why Caspio was such a popular platform among online news publishers, and why we...

Halifax Media Group Goes Hyper-Local with Caspio

Today we announced that Halifax Media Group has decided to standardize on Caspio for its online database and community-focused, data-driven apps for its 33 news media properties across the southeastern United States. We are thrilled about...

Caspio and Amazon Affinities: Elasticity and Customer Centricity

While our VP of Engineering  and Operations Ioannis Kritikopoulos was attending the Amazon re: Invent conference in Las Vegas last week, I checked out some of the keynotes online. More and more, I realize that while Caspio may use Amazon...

Building Apps with Caspio Vs. Force.com and Database.com

When it comes to building apps in the cloud, there are a few paths to take. Developers can utilize bare-bones platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings, and essentially hard code in the cloud much the same way they would on their own servers....

Supporting “BYOD” Initiatives with Caspio

Terms like Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and the Consumerization of IT are hot topics right now. The explosion in mobile device usage is having major effects in how IT departments both manage and design systems. Recent research has shown...