Containers (Microservices) 101: Lunch and Learn – Video Recording

In September we hosted another successful Lunch and Learn event. This time we covered Containers 101 (Microservices) and of course we served a delicious lunch.  If you are in San Francisco, definitely consider coming to our next free event.

Here is what Andy Shi and Anthony Amanse, our in-house Containers experts covered:

  • What is a Container (Microservice), how it works and what are its benefits?
  • Explain the 12-factors app, a modern methodology for building software-as-a-service apps, and how to get there
  • What transitions are needed to get from monolithic architecture to micro-services app using Containers (Microservices)
  • The Docker build command, demonstrating the Docker repo and images
  • How to use Cloud Foundry (Bluemix) “cf” command to push and run a container

If you missed the event or simply would like to watch the recoding, check it out below.

Using Geolocation in a Mobile App: A Video Guide

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 Appery.io, using the Geolocation API is simple. Apache Cordova library is built-in in every new Appery.io 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:

Looking for more videos like that? Check Appery.io YouTube channel for many more videos.

Appery.io Platform Overview: A Video Guide for Mobile Developers

This video provides a high-level overview of the Appery.io Platform. Using one-slide, the video goes over the major platform features and benefits. Whether you are new or an existing Appery.io user, this is a great video to get an overview how to build apps on the platform.

 

Check out the Appery.io YouTube channel for more videos like this.

Video Tutorial: How to Build and Test a Complete Mobile App with API Backend

This video shows how to build and test a complete Ionic app with an API backend. The tutorial starts by showing how to create an app backend with API Express by connecting to an external REST API. Then, the tutorial shows how to build an Ionic app and import the backend service into the app. The tutorial also shows how to make a small change to the generated code. The tutorial then shows how to test the app in the browser and also on a device using the Appery.io Tester app. Lastly, the tutorial shows where to build a binary file for iOS or Android for submission to an app store.

Check out other videos on how to build mobile apps fast.

Video Tutorial: How to Build a REST API for a Custom SQL Query

This video shows how to use the SQL and Script components to build a Login service. The SQL component runs a custom SQL query to check if a user exists in a database. The Script component adds custom logic to check what the SQL component returned and defines the response (user found or user not found).

Looking for more videos on enterprise integration? Watch the API Express playlist.

Video: How to Build an Ionic App with an RSS Feed

This short video shows how to build an Ionic app that connects to an RSS feed. You can click on a link and navigate to the article. RSS feed used in this tutorial: http://feeds.gawker.com/lifehacker/full.

There are many more videos on the Appery.io YouTube channel to help you build mobile apps fast.

Video: Learn How to Build a Mobile App with External REST API

This short video shows how to build a complete app with an external REST API. This video covers:

  • Using API Express to connect to an external REST API. https://randomuser.me/ is used for the API.
  • Importing API Express service into the app (App Builder).
  • Designing the app UI (1 page).
  • Binding and using the service from the page.
  • Testing the app.

Looking for more videos? Visit the Appery.io YouTube channel for many more short videos.

Learn How to Connect Your App to an API Backend

This short video shows how to import backend services APIs into your app. Appery.io services consist of a cloud database, Server Code for custom app logic, and API Express for enterprise integration and service orchestration.

Our YouTube channel has many more short videos where you can learn how to build apps fast with Appery.io.

Creating an Ionic App with a Backend and API

This 8-minute video shows who to build an Ionic app with a backend and external API. The app is then tested in the browser. https://randomuser.me/documentation is used for external API.

The app shows a list of people in a list. The final app looks like this:

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Ionic app

Watch the video:

Want to learn how to build business mobile apps fast – check our the Appery.io YouTube channel for many more videos.

Getting Started with the Appery.io Cloud Database

This is our last webinar in our 2016 Webinar Series. This webinar covered the cloud database. By watching this video you will learn:

  • What is Appery.io cloud database and when to use it.
  • What are pre-defined collections.
  • What are custom collections.
  • How to use the database developer console, settings and features.
  • How to use the query console to test queries.
  • Using and accessing the database from a Server Code script.

Check all other webinar recordings.