How To Write A Simple Node.js/MongoDB Web Service for an iOS AppSee on Scoop.it - Programming Stuffs
In today’s world of collaborative and social apps, it’s crucial to have a backend that is simple to build and easy to deploy. Many organizations rely on an application stack using the following three technologies:
This stack is quite popular for mobile applications since the native data format is JSON which can be easily parsed by apps by way of Cocoa’s NSJSONSerialization class or other comparable parsers.
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to set-up a Node.js environment that leverages Express; on top of that platform you’ll build a server that exposes a MongoDB database through a REST API, as such:
The second part of this tutorial series focuses on the iOS app side. You’ll build a cool “places of interest” app to tag interesting locations so that other users can find out what’s interesting near them. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll be building:
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