IBM Launches Maqetta HTML5 Tool as Open-Source Answer to Flash, Silverlight

By on April 15, 2011 9:06 am

LAS VEGAS – At the IBM Impact 2011 conference here, IBM announced both Maqetta as well as the open-source contribution of its Maqetta HTML5 visual authoring tool to the Dojo Foundation.

Maqetta is an open-source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces using drag-and-drop assembly, and supports both desktop and mobile user interfaces. The Maqetta application itself is authored in HTML, and therefore runs in the browser without requiring additional plug-ins or downloads. Maqetta is available under an open-source license. Ands users can download the source code and install it on their own server, customize the code to fit their needs and contribute improvements to the open-source project.

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