Google’s Cloud SQL: Validation Without Innovation

Google announced this week an enhanced version of its Cloud SQL database service. The offering is pretty straightforward; it is a MySQL database available to users in the cloud. The enhancements are around scale and performance, which are...

Cloud Apps: The Intersection of Strategic and Tactical

After reading an interesting piece at business Insider on how Toyota is building for its future by leveraging cloud applications and services, I had a few thoughts. One, is that every company these days has to be at least thinking about...

The Case for Web Versus Native Mobile Apps

I came across an interesting post from Chris Heilmann over on the Mozilla blog that destroys some myths about HTML5. Most of the anti-HTML5 talk I have heard has come from those debating whether it is a viable platform for building mobile...

Election Results Made Easy with Caspio

Regardless of your political affiliation, everyone can agree that this week’s elections signified an impressive increase in awareness and involvement on the part of U.S. citizens. Voter turnout for the past several elections remains...

Don’t Migrate Apps To the Cloud – Build Apps in the Cloud

In a ZDNet post this week by James Staten of Forrester Research, he cites points from a report by himself and analyst Jeffrey Hammond titled “Don’t Migrate Your Apps to the Cloud.” In essence, the article notes how the...

Publish Now: Campaign Expenditures Database

We have released a new ready-to-publish database listing all campaign expenditures from the Obama and Romney presidential campaigns. Since presidential candidates must disclose how they spend every dime of campaign contributions –...

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Can Cloud Apps Give Candidates an Election Edge?

A recent CNet article about how social media is becoming mainstream in presidential elections got me thinking. While large scale elections like those for our president involve millions of dollars of campaign contributions – what...

Superstorm Sandy Proves the Value of Cloud Apps

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, Americans have done an amazing job, as usual, stepping up to help with relief efforts. Organizations like the American Red Cross have done their usual fine job of immediately ramping up to help those...

Tablet Explosion is Evolving How We Access and Consume Apps: Caspio Can Help

I read this morning that Samsung has sold more than three million units of its Galaxy Note II mini tablet in its first month on the market. Impressive. And, I am hearing of long lines in major cities (while not as huge as expected) for...

News Media Embraces Caspio Campaign Contribution Database

Last month we released a new ready-to-publish database chronicling individual contributions to President Obama and candidate Romney’s presidential campaigns.  The database includes the contributor’s name, city, ZIP code, and...

Free App: Knowledge Base

The latest app in our gallery is the Knowledge Base. It helps you keep your organization’s important information in one centralized place. Its key features are: Unlimited users Unlimited articles, documents and images User level...

Publish Now: Presidential Campaign Contributions Database

Today we are releasing a ready-to-publish database of people who donated to the Obama and Romney presidential campaigns. The data is fresh and contains the contributor’s name, city, ZIP code, and contribution amount. We packaged...

5 Ways to Use Conditional Forms

Last week, we released Caspio Bridge 7.3 as a small feature release to offer conditional logic in web forms. A new “Rules” tab now appears in the DataPage wizard when you create or edit a form in Caspio. You can create multiple...

Caspio on the Move

We are excited to share that Caspio moved to a new office location last week. Our new offices are in Santa Clara, California, and are much bigger to accommodate our growth. There was no impact to Caspio’s infrastructure or the uptime of...

Roadmap: Conditional Forms, New Interface, and the Future

As part of our Roadmap blog series, I’d like to share what is keeping our development team busy these days. Currently, we are working on two releases simultaneously. Small Feature Release A small release will be going live in October....

Free App: Feedback System for Your Websites and Blogs

We released a feedback system that can be loaded into any Caspio customer account for free. Visit the App Gallery to learn more and request it for your account. Learning what your customers think about your company, website, product or...

New Pricing: Unlimited Resources for Unlimited Creativity

Caspio usage-based pricing turns PaaS pricing on its head. Everything is unlimited. Usage is only measured by the amount of data...

Caspio Map Mashup Helps Commuters Avoid Traffic Slowdowns

As the newspaper for Monroe County, Pennsylvania, the Pocono Record (part of the Dow Jones Local Media Group) is committed to delivering up-to-date community news. Much of the population commutes to New York City or New Jersey, so traffic...

Roadmap: A New Pricing Model

Update on January 17, 2013: We released new pricing plans offering unlimited apps, storage, and more. Please let us know what you think about the pricing by leaving a comment below.   We are starting a new blog series to share what we...