Google Forms app?

Google Forms App Alternative for Business

Looking for a Google forms app? Unlike Google Sheets and Google Docs, there is no Google Forms app. You can use Formotus instead for enterprise-grade data collection forms.  in apps that work offline and connect online to Sheets. You can use a Formotus mobile form app instead of a Google form to gather data from…

Formotus creator

Creator Update

What’s new in the Formotus online creator We’ve been adding new features and capabilities at a brisk pace since we first introduced our new online form creator last year. Here’s a recap. New component in a mature platform Formotus has been available commercially for almost a decade now, offering companies a no-code way to deploy…

Microsoft Forms

Are Microsoft Forms an InfoPath Replacement?

Microsoft Forms to Replace InfoPath? Microsoft: “No.” Like many of our customers, we’ve been tracking Microsoft comments regarding the retirement and replacement of InfoPath since the deprecation of InfoPath was announced in early 2014. When the new Microsoft Forms product was announced last year, the blogosphere started wondering: Is this the replacement for InfoPath? Recently…

Kinvey survey

Figuring the costs of custom mobile business app development

(Last updated June 23, 2017. Originally posted July 7, 2012.) App Development Costs How much are mobile business apps going to cost you? Here’s a compendium of analyses, surveys and calculators to help set reasonable expectations for what building a custom mobile business app will cost. App development cost surveys Outsystems 2017 Research Report: IT…

New plans and pricing

Introducing New Plans and Pricing

Subscription changes: Free Basic and larger Team plans Formotus this week rolled out two significant changes to our subscription plans and pricing structure to better meet the needs of our customers. Basic plan is now free We’ve lowered the price of our Basic plan to zero! Basic is our entry-level plan that supports a single…

PowerApps Limitations

PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative

Some Limitations of Microsoft PowerApps “InfoPath does many, many things, and not all of them are in PowerApps just yet. Some of them, frankly, might not ever get there.” –Chris McNulty at Build, May 2017 PowerApps is the designated replacement for InfoPath for scenarios like custom forms on SharePoint lists. But we’ve identified some PowerApps…

Google App Maker vs Microsoft PowerApps

Google App Maker vs. Microsoft PowerApps

App Maker and PowerApps recently entered the arena of low-code and no-code app development. Here’s a first look at how they compare. Both Google App Maker and Microsoft PowerApps seek to offer their enterprise customers an alternative to mobile app development through traditional programming. Microsoft was first through the gate with its PowerApps product, released…

Connect to SharePoint

SharePoint Library Data Connections in Forms (No InfoPath)

Submit Forms to SharePoint Document Libraries Formotus now offers an alternative to InfoPath for creating forms that submit to SharePoint libraries. If you’re familiar with submitting InfoPath forms to SharePoint libraries as XML files and promoting form fields as library columns, then you’ll feel right at home with Formotus forms. Formotus has always supported using…

InfoPath to PowerApps

PowerApps Replacing InfoPath: 3 Things to Know

Update: For a newer post about PowerApps replacing Infopath, see: PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative 3 things to know about PowerApps as an InfoPath successor The wait is over — Microsoft has now designated PowerApps as the successor to InfoPath. On the occasion of PowerApps being released to general availability this week, here’s our…