Working with Remote Data Sources

Working with Remote Data Sources

In this module, you'll explore how you can interact with remote network resources from your Titanium Mobile app. Accessing the network will enable you to interact with web APIs, social networks, and data back-ends.

Sections in this chapter

Push Notifications

With Appcelerator Cloud Services and Appcelerator Dashboard, you can send push notifications to your users who have subscribed to receive notifications.

HTTPClient and the Request Lifecycle

Titanium implements the XML HTTP Request (XHR) model and in this chapter you'll explore how XHR network requests are serviced.

Working with JSON Data

In this chapter, you'll explore how you can interact with JSON data returned from a network call.

Working with XML Data

Then in this chapter, you'll explore the ways you can work with XML data you retrieve from the network.

Dealing with SOAP Web Services

SOAP services are popular with corporate portals and services, but SOAP presents some challenges to mobile access. In this chapter, you'll explore some strategies for working with SOAP data.

File Uploads and Downloads

In this section, you'll explore how you can upload and download files in your Titanium apps.

Integrating with Appcelerator Cloud Services

Finally, in this section learn how to integrate with Appcelerator Cloud Services (formerly CocoaFish) and use this powerful API set in your mobile apps.

So let's get started: HTTPClient and Request Lifecycle >