Streamline Your Restaurant Business with’s New Menu App Template

The world of mobile app development just got more delicious – thanks to and their latest addition: the Menu app template. This user-friendly template caters to small restaurant businesses and offers versatile features for both admins and guests. Let’s delve more into what the Menu template has to offer.

Please check this link to see what it can look like.

The creation of the Menu app is swift with ‘s App Builder. All you need to do is select the Menu template and create – your restaurant’s app, equipped with all the necessary pages and services, will be ready to go in a jiffy.

The default layout of the app opens with the menu page, a customizable header featuring the restaurant name, and a bilingual language selector toggling between English and Spanish.


However, ‘s flexibility allows you to add any language to the selector with minimal effort.

One of the captivating characteristics of this template is its divided meal categories. Choose from four different categories: starters, mains, desserts, and beverages. Each meal comes with its own page, complete with a photo, name, price, and further details. Tagging options like “new” are also available to highlight dishes that you’d like to promote.

The app has an Add to Order feature, allowing guests to keep track of their orders, review, and edit if necessary before the final order placement.

The app also includes an About Us page that you can customize to the nines! It allows you to replace photos, working hours, and contacts with your own.

Once the app is tailored to your restaurant’s needs, all you have to do is print the QR Code of the published app and put it on your tables. Your guests will enjoy the luxury of ordering their meals in their own language, effortlessly.

Now, let’s discuss customization. The Menu app template is designed so that you can personalize it without writing a single line of code. You can easily add categories, arrange them on the categories page, and even add proper images for them. Moreover, you can even customize the language options and the translations for them, offering a truly multilingual experience for your guests.

Watch this video for some tips on how it can be modified according to your needs:

Besides the smooth customization process, the back-end management of the Menu app also stands out. The Menu_DB database, linked with the app, houses all the predefined meal records in all available languages and their details, offering you an easy way to edit and add meals.

In addition, the beauty of ‘s Menu app extends beyond just customizing meal details. It enables restaurant admins to update the menu right from the app itself, bypassing the need to access the App Builder.

As an added bonus, app enthusiasts can look forward to more from Future videos will dive deeper into other exciting features tailored particularly for restaurant admins.

For now, however, it’s time for restaurant owners to delve into low-code app development with‘s new Menu app template and discover a revolutionary way to streamline their small businesses.

Anyone interested can try for free and see what the platform, along with the Menu template, has to offer. Do not hesitate to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more insightful content as it continues to release.

How to Use Geolocation in Your Mobile App



Geolocation is one of the most widely used APIs in mobile apps today. From weather to Uber and Lyft, the device location is crucial information and many APIs use it to determine what services and products are available in a given location. When building a mobile app in, using the Geolocation API is simple. Apache Cordova library is built-in in every new app. Invoking Geolocation will return the latitude, longitude (and other) information which can then be passed to any REST API. The following two short videos show how to use and invoke Geolocation in an Ionic and jQuery Mobile apps:

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New Milestone, New Release, New Features – Find Out More about Our July 2015 Release


We just announced some great news for Appery. We’ve passed the 250,000-user mark, we’ve updated our tester app so users don’t need to have an account, and we’ve rolled out a new release of  the platform that includes these key features (among others):

  • Simplified implementation of social login and LDAP sign-on for apps
  • Extended offline capability in apps to use the internal database or an external one
  • New Bootstrap and Ionic components
  • Outline page component view for enhanced developer productivity

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Learn How to Create a Server Code Script to Invoke a REST API in 5 Minutes

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In this 5-minute video you will learn how to invoke a REST API from the server (instead of directly from the client. There are a number of benefits to invoke an API from the server:

  1. JavaScript is the language used to write the script (and you already know JavaScript!)
  2. Additional business logic can be added around the API. For example, in addition to sending an SMS, you can also send an email (SendGrid API)
  3. The API keys and tokens are secure
  4. Script is exposed via REST API (to be invoked from the app)
  5. Script has API to access Database, Push
  6. A script can be saved as a library and used in other scripts
  7. Script changes can be made without updating the client (app)
  8. It’s tool to write code 🙂

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Webinar Recording: Building a Barcode Scanner App Integrated with Backend Services

In case you missed our webinar, watch this recording to learn how to use to build a barcode scanner mobile app. (At the end of this post is some of the coding used in the webinar.)

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Video: Exposing SQL Database via REST APIs Using API Express

This video shows how to connect to a SQL database using API Express and expose the database via REST APIs. The video then shows how to build a mobile app with the exposed APIs.

Video: How to Build an Ionic App Connected to a Database

Video: Using Native Device Features in Cross-Platform Apps

If you missed our webinar, watch this recording to learn how to use Cordova APIs in a mobile app. The webinar shows:

  • Building a hybrid app in
  • Using Apache Cordova APIs:
    • Alert
    • Geolocation
    • Barcode scanner
    • Camera
    • FileTransfer –  use plugin for quick file upload to database
  • Fast testing with Tester app

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

New Videos about Local Storage, Geolocation, and User Login/Registration