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Appery.io Backend Services Overview: Mobile App with Database, Server Code, and Push Notifications

This webinar video shows an overview of Appery.io features. The apps demonstrates a business app idea where an Agent (person) has Account(s) assigned to him/her. When a new Account is added, the Agent running the app may assign the Account to him/her self. Server code script is used to check of new Accounts every 5-minutes and send a push notification to all Agents letting them know that new Accounts are there and unassigned

The webinar covers:

  • Building app UI with the help of templates for easy reuse
  • Creating and connecting to a cloud database via REST APIs
  • Using out-of-the-box User Management for login and registration
  • Using pointer data type
  • Using Customer Console for easy app backend access (access app backend via friendly console)
  • Sending push notifications to the phone
  • Running the app on Android phone
  • Using Server Code for custom app logic (checking what Accounts are not assigned yet)
  • Using Server Code scheduler to run the script every 5-minutes and send a push notification if new Accounts are available

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Max Katz heads Developer Relations for Appery.io, a cloud-based mobile app platform. He loves trying out new and cool REST APIs in mobile apps. Max is the author of two books “Practical RichFaces” (Apress 2008, 2011), DZone MVB (Most Valuable Blogger), and is a frequent speaker at developer conferences. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog: http://maxkatz.org and Twitter: @maxkatz.