Appnovation Technologies Set to Kick Off HTML5 Mobile Development Platform SproutCore User Group Meet Ups for Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada, June 26, 2011 --( Appnovation Technologies, a Vancouver based IT Services Company, is excited to announce the launch of the monthly SproutCore user group meet ups for the Vancouver area with the first meet up scheduled for Tuesday, July 26th hosted at their office. The purpose of the monthly event is for SproutCore, Mobile and Javascript developers and enthusiasts to learn about the SproutCore framework, share their experiences using it and to stay up to date on the framework’s latest developments. Similar user groups have been successfully launched in cities like Los Angeles, New York and Berlin.

SproutCore is an HTML5 and Javascript framework that allows for the creation of mobile applications that can be coded and deployed across multiple mobile platforms such as iOS, Blackberry and Android devices. The SproutCore framework was originally written in 2007 by Charles Jolley and his team. Charles soon went to Apple where he ran the team that built MobileMe and using the SproutCore platform. After several years at Apple, Charles left to form Strobe Inc to be the commercial support for the open source Sproutcore framework. In April of this year Appnovation announced their partnership with Strobe marking them as the first official West Coast based partner for the company.

For the inaugural Vancouver meet up Appnovation is pleased to welcome presenters Luis Sala, Strobe Director of Technical Account Management, and Tom Dale, Strobe Senior Software Engineer and SproutCore Core Team Member. For more information on the event and future meetup dates please consult the Appnovation website at or the SproutCore Vancouver Meetup group at

About Appnovation Technologies Inc.
Appnovation is a Vancouver based IT Services Company specializing in developing web sites and mobile applications using the Drupal, Alfresco and SproutCore technologies. Our Drupal development experience focuses on the development of corporate, community and E-Commerce web sites. Our Alfresco expertise focuses on the creation of content rich web sites with complex publishing controls. Our mobile development experience focuses on using SproutCore and Strobe technologies to deliver both native and HTML5 web applications to any mobile platform including iPad, iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices. (

About Strobe Inc.
Strobe Inc. provides software and cloud services for mobile applications on the web. Based on a blend of technologies, like native HTML5 and Sproutcore, Strobe apps offer a high-quality native-style user experience across devices. (

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