Building HTML5 and hybrid mobile apps using cloud services

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Dec 10, 2013 (3 years and 5 months ago)

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Building HTML5 and hybrid mobile apps using
cloud services
Andrei Glazunov
About Exadel
Exadel is a global software engineering company.

Founded in 1998, headquarters in San Francisco
Bay Area

7 development offices in Europe, 400+ employees
Plan for today


Have an overview of current trends in Web


Cloud services


Public APIs


API predictions


Take a look at Tiggzi platform


Build an application using Tiggzi and public APIs


Q&A
Client-server vs client-cloud


Cloud is just a catchy name to what has been
around for years


Other names are "application service provider,"
"software as a service" and "on-demand software.“


The cloud advantage and

why

has it become
so popular
Cloud services
"With the cloud, individuals and
small businesses can snap their
fingers and instantly set up
enterprise-class services”

Roy Stephan, director of IT architecture and engineering at tech
solutions provider Intelligent Decisions

Expansion of cloud APIs


What is API


2012 is likely to be the “Year of API”


API repository
ProgrammableWeb.com
lists almost 6,000 public APIs
Popular
API
providers
Company
APIs
Most Popular
Twitter

3 +
101

Twitter API

Google

96
Google Maps API

Yahoo

51
Flickr API

XIgnite

43
XIgnite Realtime Stock Quotes API

Microsoft

33
Microsoft Bing Maps

AOL

30
MapQuest API

Amazon

23
Amazon Product Advertising API

Orange

19
Orange Location

eBay

18
eBay API

Ericsson

16
Ericsson Web Maps

New York Times

14
New York Times Article Search

Yandex

10
Yandex Search API

AT&T

9
US Yellow Pages API

Salesforce.com

8
Salesforce.com CRM API

USA Today

8
USA Today News API

Facebook

8
Facebook API

statistics by ProgrammableWeb, as on Feb 2012
Potential of API approach


Power of API mash-ups


Crowdsourcing: if you build it, developers will come


Gartner Says Citizen Developers Will Build at Least
25 Percent of New

Business Applications

by 2014
API predictions for 2012


Currently works at Apigee


Ex-VP and and Co-Chair of Cloud
Computing Architecture Board at IBM



has authored over a dozen patents, over
20 technical papers.
Dr. Anant Jhingran
API predictions for 2012


Enterprise APIs becoming mainstream


Shift to API-centric architectures


APIs just to get analytics


Mobile optimized APIs

by Anant Jhingran
APIs technically


REST – the largest-scale API underlying
technology


Nearly 4,000 REST APIs listed in
ProgrammableWeb
repository



Simplest format to use
APIs technically


REST – Representational State Transfer: URL is a
object representation


Manipulate the object with HTTP methods


Most popular content formats: JSON and XML
Tiggzi platform
Tiggzi is a cloud-based mobile app
builder, for creating
HTML5
and
PhoneGap
mobile apps.

A super fast and easy way to build
mobile apps


Easily Connect to
REST APIs
, and
Export for
Android
,
iOS
, or
Mobile
Web
.
Tizzgi core features
Any Platform, Any Device

Nothing To Install

Cloud Connectivity

Drag and Drop UI development
Visual Mapper
Collaborate and Share
Painless Instant Testing
Easy Export
Steps to build
HTML5
/
PhoheGap
app
Build the UI with jQuery Mobile, HTML5,
JavaScript
Connect to REST API in the cloud
Invoke REST API, write JavaScript, use
PhoneGap API...
Test the app instantly, right in the
browser...
...or test on
mobile device
with
Tiggzi
Mobile Tester
app
(
Android,
iOS
)
Build for different platforms or export
the source code
Native features
HTML5 app

platform that

gives you access

to native API
PhoneGap
is automatically
included in a Tiggzi app


Build a hybrid mobile app, and get
access to native device features
"Social" mobile development - share,
collaborate, chat
Technology stack of an app built with
Tiggzi
Demonstration


Now it’s time for live demo of
HTML5
/
mobile
app creation
process with
Tiggzi
.
Sign up at
http://tiggzi.com
and build your mobile app today.


Every session attendee gets
1 month
Pro plan
for free.
Just email me.

Workshop invitation
You are welcome to my workshop
tomorrow
at
8 a.m
.

We’ll build a more complex and
cool app with cloud-based back-
end using
Tiggzi
and
Parse
Web-
service

Thank you!


Docs:
http://help.tiggzi.com



Twitter:
@tiggziapps



Blog:
http://blog.tiggzi.com



Facebook:
http://facebook.com/gotiggr



Support:
http://tiggzi.com/forum



Email support:
support@tiggzi.com




My email:
aglazunov@exadel.com

How to get in touch with us

Thank you!


http://blog.exadel.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/
whitepaperClientCloudAPIs.pdf


http://money.cnn.com/2011/02/09/technology/cloud/index.htm?iid=EL



http://storageeffect.media.seagate.com/2012/03/storage-effect/the-shift-to-the-
cloud-and-its-two-masters/



http://www.programmableweb.com/



http://radar.oreilly.com/2011/12/api-predictions-2012.html



http://www.sdtimes.com/GUEST_VIEW_ALL_THE_WEB_S_AN_API/
By_MARK_O_NEILL/
About_APIS_and_CLOUDCOMPUTING_and_SECURITY/34049



http://royal.pingdom.com/2010/10/15/rest-in-peace-soap/



http://blog.programmableweb.com/2011/05/25/1-in-5-apis-say-bye-xml/



http://blog.programmableweb.com/2012/02/06/5000-apis-facebook-google-and-
twitter-are-changing-the-web/



http://blogs.mulesoft.org/cloud-apis-and-the-new-spaghetti-factory/