MONTREAL (Quebec), October 18, 2011 – Alphinat Inc. (TSXV: NPA), the company that pioneered interactive web dialogues, today announces the release of version 5 of SmartGuide.

Develop your Cloud-ready applications visually, interactively and easily with SmartGuide 5, the rapid application development tool for the rest of us.

With its innovative Build once deploy anywhere™ technology, SmartGuide v5 allows organizations to build applications once and deploy them on different devices (PC, smartphone, kiosk, tablet…), in J2EE or .NET environments, on Windows or Linux, as Portlets, Servlets, Web Parts and User Controls, on-premise or in the Cloud.

“Geared towards business experts and developers, SmartGuide’s ease of development and its deployment flexibility delivers unrivaled agility with near-zero latency in response times as compared to well designed custom coded solutions” said Philippe Lecoq, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alphinat. “Furthermore, with its user-centric-focus, SmartGuide applications provide the best customer experience ensuring higher user adoption rates and increased ROI”.

Alphinat is also pleased to announce SmartGuide PaaS Edition, the “fastest PaaS to Cloud™” to quickly create cloud-ready, multi-tenant applications for specific clients or for vertical markets.

In either form, SmartGuide is ideally suited to lower total cost of ownership (TCO) with rapid prototyping and production release of user-centric Web applications for:

  • Customer self-service
  • Electronic forms
  • Knowledge bases
  • Guided selling
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Life event based applications
  • Education or training

About Alphinat

At Alphinat, we are driven by the passion to make application development easy for everyone. It always struck us as odd that the people with the vision of how a finished application should look and behave would only be involved at the start of the process. After all, what better way to ensure a favourable outcome than to provide those closest to an application’s end-users with a vested interest in its success throughout its development?

That’s why we bring you new ways to empower the right people at the right time in the application development process. At the same time, we’re constantly working to reduce the need to code in order to make application development and maintenance simpler and less error-prone.

So whether you choose to develop your applications with the help of our low-code platform SmartGuide®, kickstart your project using one of our pre-built apps or engage us or one of our partners to do the work for you, we’re here to help you deploy better applications in record time. Visit for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.

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