Tag: Couchbase Sync Gateway

Managing REST APIs with Swagger (video)

Couchbase incorporated Swagger into our documentation a few months ago. “Swagger” refers to an ecosystem of tools and other resources for managing REST APIs. Core to Swagger is the Swagger specification. (The group behind Swagger donated the spec to the...

Querying Sync Gateway Public Interface

Querying Couchbase Sync Gateway using Postman

This post discusses a convenient way to query, explore and test the REST API exposed by the Couchbase Mobile Sync Gateway using the Postman Chrome Developer tool. Sync Gateway exposes a REST, Batch & Stream interface that allows clients interact with...

Couchbase Mobile Stack

Technical Details of the 1.4 Release of Couchbase Mobile (video)

Couchbase recently released the 1.4 version of the Couchbase Mobile stack.  1.4 includes the first release of Sync Gateway Accelerator into general availability. This short video describes some of the technical details of the new features.  Mostly it focuses on...

Offline-first apps with Couchbase Sync Gateway

In this article, I’m going to propose an offline-first development using Couchbase as the communication tool between the backend and frontend.

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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...

Introduction to offline data storage and sync with PouchBD and Couchbase

Offline-first is an approach to software development that is different from the traditional approach – where lack of network connection is treated as an error, thereby affecting the overall user experience. With the traditional approach, you start with the most...

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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...

Couchbase Mobile Stack

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.  (Links to other posts...

Couchbase Mobile Stack

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...

Validating your Sync Gateway documents with synctos

When building any system with client and server components, it is critical to validate the data that the client tries to store on the server and to ensure that only those who are authorized can view or modify it. Otherwise...