Businesses and students to benefit from Lancashire app maker

A Chorley businessman has developed a new online tool that will help students enter the business place with experience of mobile app creation.

John Bidder, Managing Director of Get Logged In, has developed ‘Blippit’, an online tool that allows people of all ages to easily create apps for mobile phones and tablet devices without knowledge of specialist coding. It aims to help teachers give students the opportunity to learn about mobile and app creation following Education Secretary Michael Gove’s push for this last year. The online tool was developed with support from Regenerate Pennine Lancashire.

Teachers in over 90 schools around the UK, and as far as Australia and Indonesia, are using the software in IT lessons. Lancashire County Council also incorporate Blippit in a course they are running in local schools about ipads. The aim is that students will take knowledge of how to use mobile as a medium for publishing into businesses and potentially create timesaving and customer focussed apps in-house to help them grow.

John said: “Blippit can be used by students and businesses alike, but is proving popular with teachers who are promoting it in lessons as a method of creating apps quickly without a knowledge of coding. It makes app creation accessible to anyone and cuts down many barriers for businesses wanting to develop one.”

John received advice and partial finance from Regenerate, through their ERDF funded Lancashire Innovation Network programme.

John said: “Regenerate’s advice on how to take the project forward was spot on. We would have struggled to have achieved our current position as fast without their help and match funding. As a result of the project, we have plans for further growth and will be looking to expand our business”.

Steve Hoyle, Managing Director at Regenerate, said: “We work to help businesses grow across Lancashire and our work with Blippit may have a further reach, helping other businesses grow through the use of apps. If you’ve a digital technology idea, get in touch to see how we can help you with its development. Who knows - it might be the next Facebook.” The software is accessed on annual subscription through the Blippit website, which allows people to work on and publish unlimited apps and see how they will operate via their computer – an important factor in some schools is where smart phones and tablet devices may not be allowed!

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