All posts by Hod Greeley, Developer Advocate, Couchbase

Hod Greeley is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase, living in Silicon Valley. He has over two decades of experience as a software engineer and engineering manager. He has worked in a variety of software fields, including computational physics and chemistry, computer and network security, finance, and mobile. Prior to joining Couchbase in 2016, Hod led developer relations for mobile at Samsung. Hod holds a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Columbia University.

Codenvy, Eclipse Che, Docker, and Couchbase: Coding in the Cloud at Devoxx US

This week Couchbase was at Devoxx US.  Devoxx is a hugely influential conference series, well known in Europe.  This was the first one to take place in the United States. While I was there I had a chance to talk...

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Couchbase Mobile Changes Explorer – Part. 2

Introduction The Couchbase Mobile Sync Gateway changes feed provides a way to monitor events in a mobile deployment. The feed makes it feasible to write sophisticated business logic. I wrote a tool to help examine and understand the feed. You...

Determining Status of a Replication in Couchbase Lite

Couchbase Lite runs replications (syncs) using background threads. Starting and stopping replications doesn’t happen synchronously. This can lead to mistakes in detecting the state of a replication. The Replication class has, depending on platform, either a running property or a...

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Couchbase Mobile Changes Explorer – Part. 1

The Couchbase Sync Gateway changes feed can be useful for driving various kinds of logic besides replications. To help understand the intricacies of the changes feed, I developed a simple tool. In this blog post I’ll talk about what the...

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Getting Comfortable with Couchbase Mobile: Sync Gateway via the Command Line

Introduction This continues my my “Getting Comfortable with Couchbase Mobile” series (post #5). This time we’ll look at exploring Sync Gateway from the command line. This can be really helpful, both for understanding and for testing/debugging. Background To get comfortable...

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Getting Started with Urban Airship Push Notifications

Urban Airship is a popular messaging and notification service. In this post we’ll look at how to set up Urban Airship push notifications. The eventual goal is to use these notifications to trigger replications in Couchbase Mobile. What you’ll need...

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Bluebird Promises and Swagger in Node.js

Recently I wrote about using Node.js with Swagger to build a simple listener for the Sync Gateway changes feed. In that version I did everything using synchronous calls. I’m working to build a more complete solution, so I decided to...

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Using Node.js and Swagger to Monitor Document Changes in Couchbase Mobile

When building applications with Couchbase Mobile there are a lot of interesting possibilities for server-side integration. Creating business logic to resolve synchronization conflicts is one common use. The Sync Gateway document “changes” feed makes all sorts of event-driven operations easy...

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Getting Comfortable with Couchbase Mobile: Installing Sync Gateway

Introduction In this fourth post about the Couchbase Mobile stack, we’ll go over installing Sync Gateway. Look for other posts in my “Getting Comfortable with Couchbase Mobile” series to learn everything you need to get the whole Couchbase Mobile stack...

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Introduction to Couchbase Mobile (Video)

Last week we hosted the first gathering of the Bay Area Android Meetup group to take place on the Peninsula in a while. We had two great speakers, Martin Bonnin and Tony Constantinides. Martin talked about the history of video...