We have made a concerted effort to ensure that (at least on Windows) downloading the ActiveGrid Application Builder and getting started is a simple and painless experience. It should take no more than 15 minutes to install the Application Builder, run the included demos and start building applications that tie into your existing backends.
To download the release, go to:
Download Early Access
To check out screenshots, go to:
For our DeveloperGrid developer community, go to:
We hope that you enjoy checking out ActiveGrid and consider joining our community as either a contributing user or as a developer. Let us know what you think, the good, the bad, and the ugly!
- Peter Yared
- Peter Yared is the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive, a top ten Internet destination, and was previously the founder and CEO of four enterprise infrastructure companies that were acquired by Sun, VMware, Webtrends and TigerLogic. Peter's software has powered brands from Fidelity to Home Depot to Lady Gaga. At Sun, Peter was the CTO of the Application Server Division and the CTO of the Liberty federated identity consortium. Peter is the inventor of several patents on core Internet infrastructure including federated single sign on and dynamic data requests. Peter began programming games and utilities at age 10, and started his career developing systems for government agencies. Peter regularly writes about technology trends and has written for CNET, the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, AdWeek, VentureBeat and TechCrunch.
Many thanks to Bob Pulgino, Dave Prue, Steve Zocchi and Jean-Louis Gassée for mentoring me over the years.