Appery.io has always made it quite simple to integrated with backend systems
via REST APIs — but what if those systems are behind the firewall and
don’t support REST?? Many enterprise apps required access to data that is
sitting on a SQL Database or on some business application like SAP or Oracle.
With RESTXpress enterprises can easily expose databases and business
applications securely via REST. Once exposed as REST services, they can
easily be integrated into Appery.io apps.
Deployed behind the firewall, RESTXpress comes in two easy-to-install parts.
An administrative console (running in a browser) easily sets up enterprise
assets as REST services and a run-time gateway presents the enterprise assets
as services to the outside world.
Right now, RESTXpress supports databases as assets to be made into REST
services. You can use any SQL database wit... (more)
At the TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon and conference a number of people asked
if Appery.io is like Parse (acquired by Facebook)? Appery.io is not like
Parse. There is some overlap as Appery.io does provide backend as a service
(BaaS) such as cloud database, Push Notifications, and soon cloud code but
that’s just one of the Appery.io platform components.
The other major component is cloud-based visual UI builder for creating
HTML5, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap apps (Parse and other backend as service
provider are not offering UI tooling).
Appery.io is a cloud platform that provides:
Web Apps vs. Native Apps is a topic that still excites readers to this day,
as if it were anticipated that one side will win and the other will lose.
Contrary to popular belief, the discussion doesn't need to produce a winner
and a loser. Instead of classifying apps as web apps or as native apps, why
not just call them mobile apps? I believe "mobile app" is a great name. Under
this name there are simply two variations of mobile app that can be created:
a mobile browser. Now, you might wonder, why not jus... (more)
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There are more than over 40 services that provide a mobile backend as a
service, also known as BaaS. The most well known are Parse (acquired by
Facebook), Kinvey, StackMob, and many more. Appery.io also provides a mobile
backend. All make it very easy to setup a backend for your app such cloud
database, Push notifications and other features. built.io is a new backend as
a service (BaaS) provider and joins the already crowded space.
Many believe that to build a mobile app (HTML, hybrid, or native) all you
need is to create a mobile backed. In the article What Happens When Almost ... (more)