All posts by J. Chris Anderson, Co-Founder and Mobile Architect, Couchbase

CouchConf Developer Awards – Finalists Announced!

Wow!  We had some really good submissions for the Couch Developer Awards.  After reviewing all the submissions we have now narrowed it down to our finalists and wanted to congratulate them. The categories and their finalists are… Best application built...

JSON Anywhere Revolutionizes Mobile Developer Productivity

The mobile technology Couchbase announces today marks the beginning of a transition for mobile application developers: away from the web-centric LAMP stack and toward an integrated mobile stack. With JSON Anywhere, developers are free to concentrate on creating value for...

Dropbox Drops Sync and Datastore APIs, Move Your App to Open Source Sync

Dropbox recently announced that they are deprecating their Sync and Datastore APIs to focus instead on their Core API. While we can certainly understand the imperative to focus, that doesn’t change the position many of the developers that rely on these APIs...

Mobile at Web 2.0

Today I spoke at Web 2.0, about the differences between Mobile and traditional Web 2.0 architectures. The biggest difference I identified, is that mobile devices frequently have unreliable connections. Even when the connection is available, it often has high latencies....

Mobile Couchbase for iOS Beta

Today marks a big day for Mobile Couchbase – our first release! This beta release for iOS is designed to initiate our release process, and to give developers a chance to get started using Mobile Couchbase, so we can incorporate...

Get Started with Couchbase for Mobile

I just sent an email to our open source mobile community sharing some exciting developments we’ve made in the last months. I also want to share it with the blog, because I’m sure many of our database users also have...

CouchTalk Calling

tldr; The storage part of CouchTalk is easy, just jpeg and wav resources keyed by id. What’s interesting is the application model that assumes sequential keys, allowing the front end to index into the data without issuing any queries. To...

Couch Developer Awards –Tell us what you’re up to!

Hey everyone!  We are so excited about CouchConf and as part of the conference we want to highlight those that are using the technology in cool ways. To nominate your project just fill out the this quick form by July...

Performance Oriented Architecture

“How should I access my data?” is often asked by developers as they contemplate a storage solution. To answer that question one first needs to understand the application under consideration. Who are the most important users, and which use cases...

Welcome Jens Alfke!

We are pleased to announce a new key member of the Mobile Couchbase team. Jens Alfke is a top notch dog in Cocoa development. He wrote the wiki page on Signed Documents back in the day, and before that he...