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Integrate AJAX Into Hybrid App with SammyJS, Part 2 - #24

Published: July 20, 2020 | DevDrawer

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
35:15 minutes

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Last week, we implemented Sammy JS in order to start building a mobile hybrid app. This week, we take it further and add an external "API" using PHP accessible with AJAX.

This will allow us to build a flat HTML app for iOS and Android but still be able to have dynamic data. In this tutorial, we set up our remote server, set up our database, and build the AJAX queries.

Once this implementation is in place, we can pull external data from any server regardless of programming language.

In this tutorial, we go over the implementation of AJAX using a remote PHP server API we create and how that works into our hybrid app built using Sammy JS.

0:00 Intro

01:40 Minify and Localize Scripting and Styles

03:54 Add Content Security Policy

08:57 Setup Local API Server

16:48 Setup Access Control on API Server

20:16 Create Functions for API Usage

24:07 Create Page Database and Tables

31:16 Use AJAX to Create Menu Items

34:11 Upcoming: Dynamic Content using AJAX

Applications Used

Visual Studio Code v1.43:

Live Server Extension v5.6.1:

SammyJS v0.7.4:

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