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Video Tutorial: How to Build an App with Barcode Scanner and SQL Database

In this video tutorial you will learn how to build a mobile app that allows you to scan a product barcode and save into a relational database. The tutorial covers:

  • Connecting to a relational database
  • Exposing the database via REST APis using Apepry.io API Express
  • Designing the app UI with Appery.io visual App Builder
  • Generating REST API services
  • Using and binding API services in the app
  • Testing the app on device using the Appery.io Tester app

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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.