How To Build a Translator Mobile App with Local Storage

This video shows how to build a Translator with mobile app with Translated API and local storage:

API used in this app:

Using Cloud Tools to Build Enterprise Mobile Apps with APIs Fast – ModevCon, Dec 11-12


I will be at ModevCon in Washington, DC December 11-12 showing how to use cloud tools to build enterprise mobile apps fast with APIs fast.

What (my talk)

Friday, December 12, 11:30am ET.

Gone are the days where you can afford to take months to build an enterprise mobile app. In today’s fast market, you need to be able to prototype the app in a few days, release the first version in a few weeks, get feedback, fix bugs, release the second version. Repeat. In this session you will learn how to build a real HTML5/PhoneGap mobile app that talks to an API backend. You will be able to test the app on your phone. We will use the mobile cloud dev. platform to build the app. allows building enterprise HTML5/PhoneGap apps connected to any APIs entirely in the cloud, and very fast.

About the conference

With the ever-quickening pace of mobile, staying up-to-date on the latest APIs and SDKs is essential for any developer or business. Now in its fourth year, ModevCon (formerly ModevEast)—happening December 11-12, 2014 in Washington, D.C.—is must-attend for anyone developing, designing, and marketing mobile apps, websites and related products. For two intensive days, we’ll put you face to face with the world’s foremost industry experts to teach you the the latest methods, tools, and best practices for the industry’s most important development platforms.


December 11-12

Attend + Discount

Register and use FOS14 code good for 25% off.

How To Build Farmers Market Search Hybrid Mobile App

This video shows how to build a Farmers Market search app based on a zip code. The app has two pages. The first page allows to search for farmers markets by entering a zip code. The second page shows details for a selected farmers market.

Resources used:

Fast Image Processing For Your Mobile App With Sirv teams up with Sirv for super fast and easy image processing for your mobile app: users can now take advantage of the dynamic imaging, responsive design, zoom and 360 imaging abilities of Sirv.

Images of any size can be generated by Sirv within 1/10th of a second and served to perfectly fit the screen proportions of whatever device the user has. It’s the fast and reliable way to fetch all your image content for your mobile apps (and your websites, blogs and eBay listings).


Accessing App Data and Sending Push Notifications From the Customer Console

The Customer  Console allows app owners to edit app data and send push notifications. The app owner could be a business person who doesn’t necessarily want or need to access the development environment to make changes to the app data or send push notifications.

Customer Console features:

  • Instantly edit app data (edit, create, delete)
  • No need to use the developer database console
  • The developer can restrict what collections the app owner has access to. This will minimize errors
  • Set specific access permissions such as read, create, and delete
  • Send push notifications
  • Schedule push notifications to be sent later

The following two videos show how use the Customer Console:

  1. Accessing and editing app data
  2. Sending push notifications

Fast Mobile UI Development with Page Templates

This video shows:

  • Creating and using page templates for fast mobile UI development.
    When you use page templates, making changes is fast as you only need to modify the template and all pages that use that template will be automatically updated.
  • Using the Panel component for global app navigation (slides from the left)