Upgrade: New AngularJS & Bootstrap Visual Builder and More

Posted: March 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: AngularJS, Bootstrap, Mobile Apps Builder, New release | Tags: , , ,

AngularJS and Bootsrap together in Appery.io

Along with the warmer weather, spring has brought a sweet new upgrade to Appery.io. What have we got for you? Here are the main improvements:

  1. Build Mobile and Responsive Web Apps with our New AngularJS & Bootstrap Visual Builder
  2. New “App Creator Express” feature
  3. Themes moved to plug-ins section in the UI
  4. Server Code UI upgrade

Sign up for our “How to Build Responsive Web and Mobile Apps with Appery.io” webinar (April 9) and find out more!

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Building Responsive Mobile Apps with PhoneGap, AngularJS and Bootstrap

Posted: March 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: AngularJS, Bootstrap, HTML5, Mobile Apps Builder, PhoneGap | Tags: , , ,

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 the new Appery.io Visual Builder, these tools can help you create some fantastically responsive mobile apps.

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Uploading Files to the Appery.io Database via a Plug-in

Posted: March 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Plugin, Tutorials

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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 images — should be stored in the database, so the user can sign in from any device and see his or or her feed.

Another possible case for uploading images is sending an MMS (multimedia message) from your app, which can be done via the Twilio API. Twilio accepts a direct URL to an image. A user takes a picture with the device and uploads it to the Appery.io database. Then, a direct image URL is passed to the Twilio API.

In Appery.io, there are three ways to upload files to the database :

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Tip: Add File Uploading to Your App Instantly with an Appery.io Plug-in

Posted: March 23rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Tips

Icon for a tipTwo common ways to upload files in Appery.io apps are via the browser’s FormData API and via the Cordova file-transfer plug-in. To make it really easy to add file upload to your app, we package the “wiring” for both methods in a standard Appery.io plug-in. Once you load the plug-in, you can choose which method to use.

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The 7 Pains of Developing Mobile Apps (and How to Solve Them)

Posted: March 18th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Thought Leadership | Tags: ,

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Our Head of Developer Relations, Max Katz, recently posted an article in App Development Marketplace describing seven pain points in mobile app development driven by an escalating demand for mobile apps:

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 billion app downloads.

Although Max spends time detailing each pain point, in the end, he point out the path to pain-free development

Read the whole article in App Development Marketplace.

 


Tip: Add Multi-language Support to Your Appery.io App in a Snap

Posted: March 16th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Tips

Icon for a tipNeed to make your app’s UI available in different languages? Sounds hard? It isn’t. Just use the i18n JavaScript library. With Appery.io’s open architecture, you can easily add it in to your app; with Appery.io’s deep documentation, we can show you exactly how easy it is to incorporate i18n with Appery.io.

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Top Mobile App Development Tools

Posted: March 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: AngularJS, Bootstrap, Features, jQuery Mobile, Mobile Apps Builder, PhoneGap

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There are a lot of tools out there for mobile app developers looking to maximize their time and skills while building an application, but the sheer number of them can be overwhelming. Our six favorite tools are PhoneGap, jQuery Mobile, AngularJS, Bootstrap, MongoDB, and V8 JavaScript Engine. Here’s how each tool can assist you in the development process.

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Tip: Any 3rd-party Cordova Plug-in Can Be Added for Your Appery.io App

Posted: March 9th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Tips

Icon for a tipCordova is available in Appery.io for your app as ready-to-use components or API calls. However, much of the appeal of Cordova comes from the ability to extend its functionality through 3d-party plug-ins. As an Appery.io developer, you can extend the Cordova available in Appery.io using these same plug-ins.

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10 Reasons to Use Appery.io to Build Your Next Mobile App

Posted: March 9th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Features, General | Tags: ,

10 Reasons

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  reasons why our customers use Appery.io for their mobile apps.

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Creating a Responsive App with an API Back End Using Bootstrap and AngularJS

Posted: March 6th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: AngularJS, Bootstrap, Video | Tags: , ,

To show Appery.io’s new support for Bootstrap and AngularJS frameworks, we recorded a video that demonstrates how fast it is to build a responsive app using Bootstrap and AngularJS.


Create an App with Database in Minutes with App Creator Express

Posted: March 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: App Creator Express, Features | Tags: ,

Watch this 6-minute video on how to use Appery.io App Creator Express to create a complete mobile app with database in minutes.