Category Zang

Avaya CPaaS – A Communications Platform for Today and Tomorrow

I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now… Joni Mitchell It wasn’t that long ago that ownership was everything.   I bought CDs for music and DVDs for movies.  I went to bookstores for the hottest summer reading.  I filled a filing cabinet drawer with disks to install TurboTax, Photoshop, Windows and Mac operating systems, and […]

And the winner is…

I was very excited to see that one of the winners at the Enterprise Connect TADHack-mini used my Zang IoT software!  That’s pretty darn cool!

Dragging and Dropping Your Way to IoT Greatness

Do you have a great idea for an IoT application, but don’t know the first thing about programming and have no interest in learning a programming language?  The Avaya Breeze and Zang drag-and-drop workflow designer tools allow you to visualize your idea and with a few mouse clicks, go from concept to a powerful, enterprise-grade […]

IoT in the Cloud

I’ll admit it.  This is more of a personal plug than a blog article.  Still, it’s okay to pat oneself on the back every so often, right? Zang issued a press release this week and among other things, it speaks of the IoT software I have been writing.  The icing on the cake is a […]

Building Text Notification Apps With Zang

For most of my professional life, I have been a nuts and bolts programmer.  I began with a very obscure programming language called PLM, made my way over to C++, and for the last several years, I’ve written nearly everything in Java.  While I am comfortable programming at that level, I am the first to […]

From Bits and Bytes to Drag and Drop: The Zang Workflow Designer

It was almost exactly one year ago that I first wrote about Zang in my article, Zang from the Inside Out.  While I was impressed with its comprehensive and innovative web services interfaces, I’ve moved beyond that.  These days I want the power of those web services, but I’ve been spoiled by the drag-and-drop programming […]

Teaching Mom About PaaS

Here’s a little something I posted on TalkingPointz. Despite the fact that I wasn’t born in Missouri, I am very much a “show me” kind of a guy. Abstract technology only excites me so much and I need to touch, see, or hear something before I’m convinced it truly is a better mousetrap. In a […]

Zang From the Inside Out

When I was a kid growing up in the 1960’s, the big question of the day was “Mary Ann or Ginger?”  Being the fairly wholesome, innocent child that I was, my answer was always the same – Mary Ann.  Ginger certainly had her appeal (which grew as I got older), but Mary Ann was the […]