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From chang chen <baibaic...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: on android web app able to use local couchdb?
Date Tue, 25 Jan 2011 03:50:55 GMT
Yes.

For example, you can access couch db via http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/ on
android. And specially, for start you can take a look how
test suite is implemented

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On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Nicholas Orr <nicholas.orr@zxgen.net>wrote:

> I'm wondering if it would be possible to use couchdb on android for the
> following scenario.
>
> I'm building a simple webapp to track tv episodes, like myepisodes.com,
> except a lot faster and simpler interface that i can use on my galaxy s.
> This is app is pretty much load up data from tv rage once, then update a
> max
> of 3 values (infrequently) then read everything else.
>
> as such reading data over 3G is slow, once the webpage has loaded (think
> sencha touch) all it is doing is reading info from a database and showing
> it
> on the screen.
>
> enter couchdb, it can handle all the views for the sencha app and thus you
> would be able to bring the data to the device and make it quick.
>
> I'm not interested in learning how to build native android apps...
>
> and hence the question: can a webpage on an android device access a local
> copy of couchdb?
>
> thanks :)
>

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