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Adobe PhoneGap named “Champion” by Info-Tech Research Group

Adobe PhoneGap was recognized as a “Champion” by Info-Tech Research Group in its 2012 Vendor Landscape: Mobile Development Platforms. Evaluated against four competitors in the Mobile Development Platform market, Info-Tech Research Group placed PhoneGap in the top-right Champion quadrant.

According to Info-Tech Research Group, Champions receive high scores for most evaluation criteria, offer excellent value, have a strong market presence and are usually trendsetters for the industry. PhoneGap received high evaluation scores for product features, usability and affordability.

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

“This research validates PhoneGap’s leadership role in the mobile development market,” said Andre Charland, engineering director for PhoneGap at Adobe. “Our commitment to providing a key development tool is shared by our large PhoneGap community. We couldn’t do it without them.”

About PhoneGap PhoneGap is an open source development tool for building fast, easy, cross-platform mobile apps with HTML5 and JavaScript. PhoneGap has been downloaded more than 1 million times to date and thousands of applications built using PhoneGap are available in mobile app stores that span devices based on Android, iOS, BlackBerry and other operating systems.

Are you interested in contributing to PhoneGap? The PhoneGap code was contributed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under the name Apache Cordova in October 2011. Check out Apache Cordova to learn how you can contribute

About Info-Tech Research Group With a paid membership of over 25,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (www.infotech.com) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America’s fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.