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Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business: with jQuery Mobile, node.js, and MongoDB by Frank Zammetti

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Chapter     5

Introducing Node.js

With the client portion of My Mobile Organizer out of the way, it’s now time to turn our attention to writing the server-side component. We need a place to persist our data “in the cloud,” as it’s called these days, because storing it on the client isn’t the way to go if we want to share that data, something that My Mobile Organizer allows. (When data is stored on the cloud, of course, you can access it from multiple devices if you’re inclined to do so.)

In this chapter, we’ll begin exploring the back end that the client app uses. In the previous two chapters, you saw calls being made to that remote API exposed by the server component. Now it’s time to pull back the curtain and meet the wizard making all the ...

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