Posted: September 15th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: API | Tags: API | Comments Off
Since we know developers love examples, we’ve just added one more! When you create a new app, you can base it on the new Weather API and Geolocation Example. When you create a new app, click “More Create Options” to see the list of available examples:
The example app demonstrates a number of features:
- How to use a 3rd part API – Weather Underground. You do need go sign up for a free developer account and set the API key.
- How to use the Geolocation service.
- How to handle different service responses (when an airport is found or not).
- How to show UI components on page based on a condition.
The app works in two modes. First, you can enter any 3-letter airport code to show the weather information:
Second, instead of using the airport code, you can also use the Geolocation service. It will determine your location and use that to show the weather information (for this to work in a web browser, make sure to allow location tracking for the domain appery.io):
Happy app development in the cloud!
Posted: September 15th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: API, Database, Enterprise, Events, Partner, Video, Webinar | Tags: API, Database, Enterprise, events, Video, webinar | Comments Off
This is a recording of the webinar we did with our friends from Orchestrate. This video shows how to build a Contacts mobile app in Appery.io connected to Orchestrate database.
Here’s what’s covered:
- An overview of Orchestrate features and dashboard
- Inserting sample data into the Orchestrate database from the dashboard
- Appery.io platform overview
- Creating app UI using the visual drag and drop editor
- Connecting to the Orchestrate database via REST APIs
- Binding the REST API services to pages using the visual binding editor
- Testing the app
- Publishing as a mobile web and building a binary for Android
Posted: September 9th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Features | Tags: features | Comments Off
We just added a second template called Slide Panel App Example in addition to the Tabbed Pages App Example we published last week. When you create a new app, you can base the app on this template and use it a great starting point. The app has a Panel menu which slides from the left, and allows you to navigate to three pages. The Panel is configured via page templates. This simplifies app development as you need to make changes to navigation only in one place.
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Posted: September 4th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Features | Tags: features | Comments Off
Developers love to look at examples. A very nice feature in Appery.io platform is that you can create a new app based on an existing example/template. We just added a new Tabbed Pages Example and will be adding more soon.
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Posted: August 15th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Video | Tags: Video | Comments Off
Our Youtube channel has over 80 videos, and we are happy to announce we now have videos in German. Our German partner Objective has created videos that you can view here (click on PLAYLIST – top left to see the playlist):
Posted: July 21st, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Features, General, New release | Tags: features, General, release | Comments Off
We pushed a number of really nice features over the weekend. Check out the release notes and what’s new. A full blog post is coming up shortly.
Posted: July 18th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: General, Maintenance | Comments Off
Please note that we will be upgrading Appery.io with new features on Sunday July 20, starting at 12:00 AM PST (midnight on Saturday night). The following services will be temporarily unavailable:
- The App Builder (development environment) will be unavailable for about 6 hours, from 12:00 AM until about 6 AM PST.
- The Backend Services (Cloud Database, Push Notifications, Server Code) service will be unavailable for about 3 hours, from 12:00 AM until about 3:00 AM PST)
We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have questions, please contact us at email@example.com via the support forum.
Posted: July 11th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Events, Video, Webinar | Tags: events, Video, webinar | Comments Off
This video shows all the major and minor Appery.io features. The video covers:
- App Builder
- Server Code
- Creating mobile app UI
- Setting up a REST service
- Binding REST service to a page
- Packaging for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone
- Publishing as HTML5
- Creating plugins
- and much more
Posted: July 11th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Events, Webinar | Tags: events, webinar | Comments Off
Join us for this Bootstrap Tutorial to learn about Appery.io Cloud Development Platform. 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 app with Appery.io. We will create the app UI, add a cloud database, push notifications, and use REST APIs. We will then package the app for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time
Posted: July 11th, 2014 | Author: Max Katz | Filed under: Events | Tags: events | Comments Off
Appery.io will be in Atlanta to show how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with Appery.io. The event is sponsored by Atlanta HTML5 User Group and Atlanta Mobile Developers Group. Hope to see you there.
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 visual drag and drop builder. Connect to backend services, and to 3rd party APIs. Use Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) for native device features, build/deploy the app. This is a live coding session where attendees will be able to test the app as it’s being built.
July 16, 6:30pm
AT&T Foundry Innovation Center (map)
75 5th St. NW, Suite 110, Atlanta, GA
We’ll be doing a couple of raffles at this meetup:
1) Google Chromecast
2) 3 X Appery.io premium subscriptions