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How to Make an App Fast with Appery.io and Instant API Instant API is a true API-as-a-Service which makes it easy and cost-effective to build an API. Instant API has simplified all of the key areas of an API’s lifecycle, covering API creation, hosting, management, discovery, monetization, and documentation. For example, let’s say you have information and services or data and services you want to expose through an API that can be used internally for BYOD initiatives or externally by developers or your business partners. With the API deployed, you still don’t have a mobile app. That’s where the Appery.io platform comes in. Appery.io makes it very easy to build mobile apps with any API. Combine the Instant API exposed APIs with the Appery.io cloud-based development platform, and you get a fast way to build a complete solution and deploy the mobile app. In this post, w... (more)

Create a Mobile App with Database in Minutes using Appery.io App Creator Express

This video shows how to create a complete mobile app in minutes using Appery.io App Creator Express: ... (more)

Appery.io Webinar Series – Learn How to Build Hybrid Apps with APIs Fast

To start 2015, we did a 5-webinar series that covers all the platform features. Below you can find the recordings to the webinar Getting Started with Appery.io Building Apps with the Appery.io Database Building Apps with Appery.io Server Code Building Apps with Appery.io Push Notifications Deep Dive into the Appery.io App Builder (we screwed up and forgot to click Record) ... (more)

MobileCamp LA: Building a Hybrid Mobile App with Appery.io Database and Twilio MMS API

This past Saturday I attended the Mobile Camp LA, 1-day conference. It was a great event with almost 200 developers and designers spending their Saturday learning about mobile apps and mobile tools eco-systems. As always I built a real mobile app in Appery.io in about 20 minutes that attendees could try on their devices. The app allows to send an MMS message and uses the following flow: The app takes a photo with the camera (Cordova API) Enter a phone number and a short message to start uploading the photo to Appery.io cloud database (Upload File plugin, MongoDB database) When th... (more)

Top Three Challenges in Enterprise Mobile App Development in 2015

  Enterprises are adopting mobile technologies at an unprecedented rate. As Business News Daily recently reported, 1.3 billion workers will go mobile by 2015, and with that massive number, the need for enterprise mobile apps can only skyrocket. With that increase, many mobile app developers will be called upon to create internal mobile enterprise apps. These apps have many requirements and considerations that differ from the typical app destined for the public app stores. In this article, we will take the top three challenges and share some tips on how to meet these challenges... (more)