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With Appery.io Server Code https://t.co/0jBXyNM9gO, you can instantly expose any custom app logic in Javascript via REST API. — Appery.io (@apperyio) April 10, 2015
User login and user registration are one of the most common features in a mobile app. With Appery.io Database built-in user management feature, adding a login and registration capability to an app is very fast and simple. We know that developers love examples and so we published an app...
Like any business project, when you’re in the market for a mobile app development company, it pays to ask some important questions beforehand. Do they have the right tools and experience to meet your needs? Will their process work with your company’s process? How cost-effective and tim...
Mobile developers often face the need to upload binary files, such as images, to the database. For example, this could happen in an app like Instagram, where a user takes photos with the device’s camera and then publishes it to their followers. Of course, all the data — including image...
Are you developing with responsive design in mind? Responsive mobile apps are the new standard, but building them without understanding the proper tools can be daunting. To ensure you are up to the challenge, take a look at the following tools. Especially when used in conjunction with ...
Check out new 12-video online training course on creating HTML5 and hybrid mobile apps in Appery.io. More videos are being recorded and added to this list. Click PLAYLIST in upper left corner to see all videos.
Good article on why responsive web design is important.
4-minute video on creating a responsive app with Bootstrap, AngularJS in Appery.io View more videos on Appery.io Youtube channel.
A common question we get asked is: “What is the difference between Appery.io and PhoneGap?”. The simple answer is Appery.io platform uses PhoneGap (actually Apache Cordova). But let’s look into this more. First, what is difference between PhoneGap and Apache Cordova?. Cordova is ...
One of the most common questions we get asked is “Can I build an app in Appery.io that does [fill in the blank]”. The answer is usually yes. To understand why it is almost always yes, we should look at the core components in the platform. Appery.io is a cloud-platform that has two core...
This webinar covers new features in Appery.io: Bootstrap/AngularJS support — for creating responsive apps App Creator Express – generate a complete app with database in seconds
Mobile apps are on a trajectory the likes of which have yet to be charted. Digi-Capital forecasts that by 2017, the mobile app market will reach $70 Billion of global revenue, with non-game apps to double revenue share from 26% to 51%. This will be made possible by 2017’s expected 200 ...
Since Appery.io added support for Bootstrap and AngularJS, I have been using these frameworks a lot. Many years ago I have been using and teaching JSF and RichFaces frameworks. Surprisingly (or not), I see some concept similarities between AnguarJS and JSF. Obviously AngularJS and JSF ...
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...
This webinar recording shows how to build and deploy a complete hybrid mobile app with Appery.io and Instant API.
This video shows how to create a responsive mobile app using Bootstrap and AngularJS frameworks in Appery.io:
Appery.io is the only cloud-based mobile platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services (MBaaS). With Appery.io, you can very quickly build responsive web/HTML5 apps and mobile apps, complete with UI and backend logic or data. Here are just 10 of the many  reaso...
This video shows how to create a complete mobile app in minutes using Appery.io App Creator Express:
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 Notificat...
OAuth 2.0 protocol is now the most popular authentication protocol for apps. By using OAuth protocol, you can securely authenticate with a variety of popular services what will increase app functionality and cover a much larger target audience. The Appery.io App Builder has a large num...
InfoWorld Review: Appery.io pairs mobile app builder with back-end services.
From Autodesk Cloud & Mobile DevBlog: Integrating View & Data API with Appery.io – Part I
I will be at the HTML5 Web App Developer Group in San Diego, CA on Tuesday, February 10 showing how to rapidly build mobile apps with Appery.io. Hope you can be there. What Gone are the days where you can afford to take months to build an enterprise mobile app. In today’s fast ma...
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 a...
I will be at Mobile Camp LA on Saturday to show how to build hybrid apps fast with Appery.io. If you are in the area, definitely check it out. The 1-day conference has a pretty awesome schedule.
Last week I showed how to build mobile apps at the Bay Area Enterprise Mobile App Meetup. Here are some pictures from the event.
I will be at the Bay Area Enterprise Mobile App Development Meetup in Mountain View, CA on Thursday, January 22 showing how to rapidly build mobile apps with Appery.io. Hope you can be there. What Gone are the days where you can afford to take months to build an enterprise mobile app. ...
Happy New Year! Get hackathon ready. This video shows how to build a complete HTML5/hybrid mobile app. This video was recorded as part of AT&T Bootstrap Week in preparation for the AT&T Summit 2015 in Las Vegas. The video shows: Building the app UI with Appery.io visual app bui...
  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 ...
As part of AT&T Bootstrap Developer Week, I will be showing how to build a complete HTML5/hybrid mobile app with Appery.io cloud platform. This is an excellent preparation for the AT&T Summit hackathon January 3-4, 2015. Topic Learn How to Build a Complete HTML5/Hybrid App with...
This video shows how to build a 1-page insurance mobile app connected to a relational database. The relational database has been exposed via REST API using Appery.io Mobile Server.
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This video shows how to build a mobile app in Appery.io with user login and registration. The video covers: Creating a page that has login and registration forms Using Appery.io Database for User Management Generating and mapping login and registration API services Using Appery.io Serv...
This video shows how to build an app that shows your location data using Cordova Geolocation API. The app displays the latitude and longitude information.
This video shows how to build a Translator with mobile app with Translated API and local storage: API used in this app: http://mymemory.translated.net/doc/spec.php
I will be at ModevCon in Washington, DC December 11-12 showing how to use cloud tools to build enterprise mobile apps fast with APIs fast. What (my talk) Friday, December 12, 11:30am ET. Gone are the days where you can afford to take months to build an enterprise mobile app. In today’s...
This video shows how to build a Farmers Market search app based on a zip code. The app has two pages. The first page allows to search for farmers markets by entering a zip code. The second page shows details for a selected farmers market. Resources used: Farmers market API: http://sear...
Appery.io teams up with Sirv for super fast and easy image processing for your mobile app: Appery.io users can now take advantage of the dynamic imaging, responsive design, zoom and 360 imaging abilities of Sirv. Images of any size can be generated by Sirv within 1/10th of a second and...
The Appery.io Customer  Console allows app owners to edit app data and send push notifications. The app owner could be a business person who doesn’t necessarily want or need to access the development environment to make changes to the app data or send push notifications. Customer...
This video shows how to add and configure the Toast PhoneGap plugin (for Android) in Appery.io: