|[December 16, 2013]
OpenFL Announces Support to Open Its Ecosystem to Tizen
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
OpenFL, the creator of a leading open source tool kit for building fast,
native games and applications, has added full support for allowing
developers to port apps to Tizen.
appbackr which has created an appscoring platform that creates a quality
measure based on user reviews, stars and other factors, announced it
would be scoring apps on OpenFL and providing up to $1 million in
incentives to port apps to the new Tizen operating system. Developers
will receive their appbackr® appscore™ based on the quality of the app.
The appscore, combined with the number of downloads, forms a basis for a
"OpenFL has a vision to make creating and porting apps easy and open. We
believe that Tizen represents a great opportunity for talented
developers to port their content to anexciting new operating
system-Tizen," said Joshua Granick, CEO, OpenFL. "Our integration with
appbackr gives developers a great way to be recognized and to earn
meaningful incentives from cash to technical assistance to devices,"
appbackr appscore offers a predictive analytical ranking system which
scores apps based on reviews, sentiment, and other attributes. "This
integration into a tool that gives us a chance to uncover the best and
the brightest apps within OpenFL and bring them to emerging operating
systems is exciting," said Trevor Cornwell, Founder and CEO, appbackr
inc. "The upcoming support for Flash will open up a huge community of
apps that can now be a part of a next-generation O.S.," Cornwell
"The chance to bring great apps from the OpenFL ecosystem to Tizen is
exciting. The integration of appscore and the appbackr Xchange API into
OpenFL is an important way to support these apps to enter a new
operating system," Granick continued.
OpenFL is a software development kit that provides an environment for
building fast, native games and applications for iOS, Android (News - Alert),
BlackBerry, Windows, Mac, Linux, Flash and HTML5. OpenFL enables a fast
workflow where developers can create Haxe projects that deploy to native
C++ for ideal performance, while providing a familiar set of APIs and
the flexibility of leveraging Flash Player or HTML5.
appbackr, based in Palo Alto (News - Alert), is an app scoring platform that allows
developers to receiving backing for their apps based on the quality
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