A couple of days ago, I shared a new version of the Employee Directory sample application. By default, the application uses an in-memory data store to provide a “download and run” experience (no need to set up a server or a database). In this post, I’ll show how to replace the in-memory data store with [...]
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In my previous post, I shared a new version of the Employee Directory sample application. By default, the application uses an in-memory data store to provide a “download and run” experience (no need to set up a server or a database). In this post, I’ll show how to replace the in-memory data store with RESTful [...]
A year ago, I blogged Employee Directory, a sample application that demonstrates how to build modern web apps with Backbone.js and Twitter Bootstrap. With 1200+ stars and 300+ forks on GitHub, it has been my most popular sample application to date. Because of the continued interest in the application as a starting point and a [...]
Thanks to all of you who attended my “Architecting a PhoneGap Application” TechLive session on Tuesday, and thanks also for the great feedback. The recording is available here. A lot of my content was based on my PhoneGap Tutorial available here. As promised, here are answers to the questions I didn’t have time to answer [...]
I’ve always enjoyed building real-time applications. A few years ago, I built the Java back-end for the Tour of California “Tour Tracker”, and over the years, I have also been involved in several real-time Trader Desktop projects that I documented in this blog. So I thought it would be nice to explore the process of [...]
In my previous post, I shared my recent experience building a RESTful API with Node.js, MongoDB, and Express. In this post, I’m sharing the client application that uses that RESTful API. The Node Cellar application allows you to manage (retrieve, create, update, delete) the wines in a wine cellar database.
I recently used Node.js, Express, and MongoDB to rewrite a RESTful API I had previously written in Java and PHP with MySQL (Java version, PHP version), and I thought I’d share the experience… Here is a quick guide showing how to build a RESTful API using Node.js, Express, and MongoDB. Installing Node.js Go to http://nodejs.org, [...]
I created a new version of PhoneGap API Explorer that is now available on the App Store. PhoneGap API Explorer is an API reference application for PhoneGap device integration capabilities. The application clearly presents the syntax for each function, and allows you to provide values for the function’s arguments, invoke the function from within the [...]