All posts by James Nocentini, Technical Writer, Mobile, Couchbase

James Nocentini is the Technical Writer in charge of the documentation for Couchbase Mobile. Previously, he worked as a Developer Advocate and before that as a front-end developer for HouseTrip. He also enjoys writing Android tutorials for raywenderlich.com in his spare time.

Tutorial: Implement Android Push Notifications in your Couchbase Mobile app

  When developing an application, it’s very helpful to use the push and pull replication in continuous mode. Everything is handled by the replicators to make sure your app and Sync Gateway always have the latest documents synced. However, a...

Tutorial: from Dropbox Datatore Sync to Couchbase Mobile

The Dropbox Datastore and Sync APIs were recently deprecated. Last week, Chris Anderson wrote a blog post on why you should choose open source projects to solve this really challenging problem. Now it’s time to code! We will start with the...

iOS: Pull to refresh with Couchbase Mobile

Almost any app out there needs to display a list of information and when it comes to reloading data, users are expecting the pull to refresh feature to be available. Let’s explore how to do that with Sync Gateway and...

Syncing with Core Data

You've been developing your app with a Core Data stack and now you want to add the cloud component. Prompt the user to login and save all its data to the cloud to make it available on all its devices....

iOS: Background Fetch to sync Hacker News stories

Introduction In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Sync Gateway and Couchbase Lite to sync the Hacker News latest stories to an iOS app. We'll focus specifically on the Background Fetch feature that was added in iOS 7:...

Augment your Sync Function with Roles in Couchbase Sync Gateway

Roles in Sync Gateway are often overlooked because they seem more complex to use than Users and Channels. However, they provide one additional layer of abstraction and can greatly simplify your data model. Take the example of an application to...

Introducing the React Native Couchbase Lite Module

Recently, we published a series of articles on the topic of using Couchbase Lite in a React Native application. In this tutorial, you’ll take it one step further and use the recommended Couchbase Lite Module for React Native (available as...

Getting Started with React Native Android and Couchbase Lite

React Native enables you to build Android applications that look and feel native with only JavaScript. In this instance, React Native takes care of managing UI state and synchronizing it with the models. And luckily for us, we can use...

Adding Google Sign-In with Node.js to a Couchbase Mobile application

Using OAuth APIs provided by 3rd party applications such as Google+ to login in your mobile app can provide a delightful first time experience to users. They can login with an account that they already know and trust and populate...

Getting Started with JavaFX and Couchbase Mobile

JavaFX and Couchbase Mobile is a great combo for creating desktop class applications with rich user interfaces and fast data access. In this tutorial, you will learn the following core concepts: Learn about replication, security and deployment using the TodoLite...