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changes to Application Development Services

Product Update: Changes to Application Development Services – Appcelerator

Titanium SDK Over the past decade, the Titanium SDK has enabled JavaScript developers to build mobile applications that deliver native user experiences on Android, iOS, and Windows devices. Axway is very proud of the Titanium community’s innovations and success, and we have determined...
how to manage multiple environments from single project

How to manage multiple environments from single project

If you are developing a mobile app or an API like we did with the Griffin App, there is a high likelihood you need...

AMPLIFY Mobile Backend Services and the cURL Firehose

I was testing AMPLIFY Mobile Backend Services and pumped gigabytes of data into it using cURL. Here are some observations – and how you...

AMPLIFY Update: Usage Notifications for Cloud Services

In today's AMPLIFY platform update, we are introducing usage notifications for AMPLIFY cloud services, so that organizations have better visibility into usage and can budget...
AMPLIFY app

Putting It All Together with AMPLIFY: Mobile App + APIs

Companies around the world use Axway’s development tools to build incredible mobile apps, from the budding developers in the Code to Inspire program in...

API Builder and MQTT for IoT – Part 1

MQTT is a machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity protocol and is the de facto communication protocol for IoT. While you could use HTTP(S)...

How and why should you optimize the performance of mobile APIs?

At one point or other we have all experienced mobile apps that we wish were faster and more responsive, but in almost all cases...

Refreshed Axway Appcelerator

As many of you may have observed, we have been in the process of rebranding and renaming our offering. Our new brand – Axway...
microservices and APIs

API creation and microservices going mainstream

Building API-based and sophisticated microservices are going more and more mainstream these days. As a consequence of addressing the full lifecycle of APIs, this...

Importance of simplifying your Mobile Backend Integrations

Imagine you are using a mobile application and it takes 5 seconds to respond to every action.  Will you like using such an application? The answer is...

Host Your Alexa Skill Service on AMPLIFY using API Builder, Part 2

In my Part 1 post, I described how easy it is to host an Alexa Skill Service on AMPLIFY using API Builder. I used...

Host Your Alexa Skill Service on AMPLIFY using API Builder, Part 1

Amazon Alexa Skills are comprised of two components, the Amazon Alexa Skill Interface hosted on Amazon and the Skill Service, which can be hosted...
MBAAS

What is mBaaS?

What is a mBaaS definition? mBaaS stands for Mobile Backend as a Service. This has become over the past few years a critical component...

ArrowDB Mock Data and Data Import

So you've created your Arrow Builder project and created ArrowDB models. Arrow has automatically created all your APIs and even documented them for you....

Using an Arrow API Mockup to Remove Development Bottlenecks

Your mobile app developers are starting a project and need access to an API. However, you're not ready to develop the API. Perhaps the...

Arrow Builder API Server Sizing using Load Testing

So, you've designed and tested your Arrow Builder Project (APIs) and are ready to publish it. What size container should you choose? Small, Medium,...

How Titanium & Arrow aided in winning TNW’s IoT Hack Battle

On a last minute invite, I joined The Next Web's Hack Battle last week in Amsterdam. I thought it would be a good excuse...

Appcelerator Arrow Client-Side SDK Example

This post provides a simple step-by-step example of generating and utilizing the Arrow Client-Side SDK for an Arrow application. For this example, I will utilize...

Custom Error Pages for Arrow Web

Arrow Web is part of the Arrow family and the successor of Node.ACS. It allows you to add additional public routes to an Arrow...

Arrow Encryption for Data in Transit

Appcelerator mobile apps use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for encrypting and decrypting all data transmitted and received by the device. However, for certain types...

Appcelerator Arrow Two-Factor Authentication

Background Mobile phone two-factor authentication is the identification of a user by means of the combination of two different components, namely the user’s login credentials...
Parse to Arrow Cloud

Your Very Own MBaaS: How to Move from Parse to Appcelerator Arrow

Well, we know the bad news: Parse is shutting down. This tweet sums up the feelings of plenty of devs: The good news? Appcelerator Arrow...

Arrow SOAP Connector Demo

SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a messaging protocol that allows programs that run on disparate operating systems to communicate using Hypertext Transfer Protocol...

Arrow Web Scraping

Web scraping is a technique used to extract information from websites. For mobile apps, it should be considered a last resort. Instead, try to...

MBaaS Revisited: How Backend Technologies Are Evolving

View larger image Increasingly, “MBaaS” (Mobile-backend-as-a-Service) is becoming the mobility phrase du jour. And for good reason: the personalized, participatory and context-aware nature of mobility...

Arrow – Connecting to Multiple Instances of the Same Back-End Data Source Type

Arrow makes it extremely easy to connect to various back-end data sources through Appcelerator provided connectors, such as REST, SOAP, Salesforce, MySQL and MS...

Appcelerator Ties for Highest Market Presence Score in Mobile Infrastructure Services Report

A little over a year ago, our co-founder Nolan Wright wrote a blog entitled MADP Revisited: How The Mobile Landscape is Evolving. At issue...

File Uploads with Appcelerator Arrow and ArrowDB

Storing data in the cloud has never been easier thanks to Appcelerator Arrow. Sometimes though you need to be able to do more than...

Appcelerator Arrow – Server-Side Field Validation

Much has been written about client-side vs server-side validation. The basic issue is when is it best to notify the user that data entered,...

Appcelerator Arrow: Server Processing Example for Faster Apps

In addition to being able to easily create integrations to backend data sources, Arrow provides several facilitates for moving data manipulation and processing operations...

Migrating Node.ACS Applications to Arrow

On September 1, 2015, Appcelerator’s Node.ACS servers will be discontinued in favor of Arrow Cloud, which is part of the new 4.0 Platform. (NB:...
Appcelerator Arrow

Arrow: Connect to Any Data Source in Minutes – Really?

The tech industry is awash in hyperbole. Every vendor out there has a pitch that details how they'll make you faster, lower your costs, improve ROI...well, you know the script.

The Wait(list) is Over: Appcelerator Platform 4.0 and Arrow are Open to All!

The Appcelerator Platform 4.0 and Arrow are now open to everyone to build, test, connect and measure cross-platform native mobile apps with ease.

Implementing Recent Search History in your Appcelerator apps

One of my favorite app features is Google Maps Recent History. This subtle feature shows up in the desktop browser as well on...

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