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Building mobile apps with identity management wasn’t simple, until now. Auth0, a cloud service that eliminates the friction of identity for your app, and Appery.io, the only cloud platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services are collaborating to make thi...
This video shows how to build a mobile app in Appery.io with ForgeRock Identity Management plugin.
I will be at Boulder JUG and Denver JUG July 8-9 showing how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with Appery.io. Hope to see you there. What Learn how to build a complete mobile app with the Appery.io cloud platform. We will build the mobile app UI with HTML5/jQuery Mobile using vis...
This video shows how to debug a mobile app created in Appery.io using Chrome browser Dev. Tools: Using the Console tab for JavaScript errors, output messages and running simple JavaScript commands Using the Network tab for service invocation Inspecting local storage Inspecting app code...
Originally posted on Gigaom:Design has always been a big deal in the consumer world, but we’ve got reason to believe it’s quickly becoming a huge deal in the enterprise world, explained Kyle Wild, the co-founder and CEO of Keen IO, at Gigaom’s Structure event in San F...
What Debugging Best Practices with Appery.io When Wednesday, June 25, 11am Pacific Time What you will learn Learn How To Debug Mobile Apps Created in Appery.io Register Register for this webinar
This video shows how to add payments to your Appery.io mobile app using PayPal API.
EZAPP from Israel uses Appery.io to build mobile apps fast. Here are some quotes from their CEO. Hit the link below to read the entire case study. With Appery.io, we reduced the time to build an app to a minimum, we can easily integrate new services into our system, and we provide our ...
Pretty sweet API from the @FCC to turn lat/long pairs into Census Block IDs: fcc.gov/developer/cens…— Jeremia Kimelman (@jeremiak) June 04, 2014 Jeremia Kimelman tweeted about a cool new API from @FCC. When I saw the tweet I decided to try and build an app in Appery.io. About 12 ...
Tropo provides a powerful cloud API that can be used to add real-time communication features to your app. Using  popular web technologies such as PHP, JavaScript, Ruby and many others, it makes it easier to create and control network features. Tropo also provides a great REST API that ...
I have been Comcast/Xfinity customer for almost six years. This March my contract with Comcast ended. I called Comcast to try to reduce my bill. We only need high-speed internet (no TV). I asked if I can get a plan that they currently offer their new customers. The answer was no. I fig...
DZone Research has published a 36-page guide to mobile development in 2014.  The guide includes: In-depth articles written by industry experts Key findings from our survey of over 1000 mobile developers Profiles on 39 mobile development tools and frameworks “Game of Phones”...
This video shows: Using Appery.io visual UI builder to create app UI with HTML5/jQuery Mobile: Page template with sliding Panel component Tasks list page New task page Details task page Creating cloud database for storing To-do items Connecting pages to database via REST API services T...
Originally posted on Andreessen Horowitz:Nothing is more critical to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) business than pricing strategy. Pricing is the moment of truth for a new product … and doubly so when it is a company’s first product. But far more often than not, I’ve observed new star...
I met the folks from Orchestrate.io at Gluecon last week. Orchestrate is: Orchestrate unifies multiple databases through a simple REST API. It runs as a service (you store your data with us!) and supports queries like full-text search, events, graph, and key/value. As everything is exp...
What Using Appery.io Backend Services to Build a To-do App When Thursday, May 29, 11am Pacific Time What you will learn Learn how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap mobile To-do app using the Appery.io platform Register Register for this webinar
This week I attended the awesome Gluecon 2014 conference. Here are some of the (my) most interesting and memorable tweets from the conference. #united #flysfo #gluecon http://t.co/rtOzqxZ9EA— Max Katz (@maxkatz) May 21, 2014 #gluecon http://t.co/pFmCyNjkb7— Max Katz (@maxka...
I will be at Glue Conference tomorrow and Thursday.  What is Gluecon? It’s a very nice developer oriented conference (from their website): Cloud, DevOps, Mobile, APIs, Big Data — all of the converging, important trends in technology today share one thing in common: developers. De...
A great article of future of cloud IDEs: The Cloud IDE and its impact on DevOps by Chris Riley (@HoardingInfo). The article makes a number of excellent points. Many developers will oppose the Cloud IDE without much consideration. These are all very good points. From my personal exper...
This video shows how to build a mobile app in Appery.io with Facebook API. You will learn: How to import the Facebook API plugin Sign into Facebook via OAuth 2 Display basic information about the user Post to the timeline Display the timeline To learn more about using Facebook API, try...
Setting up REST services in Appery.io is super fast, and using the popular SendGrid API to send emails is no different. Here is an example setting up a REST service to send emails, all done in about four minutes. Setting up service URL Setting up request parameters Testing the service ...
This video shows: Creating a jQuery Mobile app Creating and binding Airport Status service to the page Testing the app in the browser Customizing the app UI Showing how to build a binary app for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone
What Creating mobile apps in Appery.io with Facebook API When Wednesday, May 14, 11am Pacific Time What you will learn Learn how to connect and use Facebook API when building a mobile app in Appery.io platform. Register Register for this webinar
There is a good post on TechCrunch: The Pressure On Enterprises To Transform Intensifies (by @ron_miller) that talks about enterprises are under pressure to change and capitalize on mobile, social, the cloud, or big data. Some good examples are provided of companies that were not afrai...
This video shows how to use the Appery.io Customer Console. The Customer Console allows easy data editing and sending push notifications from a user-friendly console. This is a great feature if you are building a mobile app for a client and would like the client to edit the app data (w...
This video shows: Sending SMS message with AT&T API Saving the message into Appery.io database
Great article by Amit Jotwani from Mashery on what a Developer Evangelist does.
This What’s New in Appery.io webinar shows the following features: Customer Console Webhooks Server Code jobs Windows Phone build Custom CSS live sync with the app builder JavasScript cheat sheet used: http://pastebin.com/XFLhGZx6
Appery.io Build allows to packaging apps for iOS, Android and now Windows Phone. Just click Export to see all the options. You will get a binary app (hybrid) which can be installed on the device or published to the app stores. In addition, you can export the app source or just the HTML...
Appery.io is a cloud-based platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services. Appery.io provides powerful visual tools to build the app UI, but what’s the technology under the hood when you create the app? It’s pretty simple, the resulting app has: HTML...
What What’s new in Appery.io platform webinar When Wednesday, April 30, 11am Pacific Time What you will learn Learns what’s new in Appery.io. We will cover the the feature such as server-side jobs, the new Customer Console, and other new features. Register Register for this...
When you drag and drop a UI component, the Properties panel will show you properties you can set. For instance, here is an example when list item is selected:   Sometimes not all properties might be exposed in the app builder, but it doesn’t mean you can’t set them. Us...
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This webinar cover: Show one’s location on map Show traffic layer Show route between two cities Show places loaded from database My code cheat sheet from the webinar. Register for our next webinar: http://plancast.com/apperyio
What: AT&T Bootstrap Week Online Tutorial When: Wednesday, April 23, 11–12 PM Pacific Time Session: Appery.io is the only cloud-based platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services. In this live coding session you will learn how to build a complete mobile ap...
This video shows how to: Create a jQuery Mobile app in Appery.io Use page templates Use jQuery Mobile Panel component for navigation and menu
This video shows: How to create a mobile tip calculator app in Appery.io with jQuery Mobile Build a binary for Android, iOS with PhoneGap Instantly publish as HTML5 mobile app The app is based on this tutorial.
Smashing Magazine has published a great 4-part article on how to build a Tip Calculator mobile app using various mobile technologies, one of them being jQuery Mobile + PhoneGap. As Appery.io platform is based on jQuery Mobile + PhoneGap, I figured I will show that it is even faster and...
This webinar will demonstrate the following: Creating a push-enabled app in Appery.io Using channels to send messages to specific users Sending messages from 3rd apps using push API
This video shows how to create a jQuery Mobile search app with Yellow API in Appery.io: