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From Dale Harvey <>
Subject Re: Deployment of populated couch database to mobile
Date Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:57:21 GMT
You probably want to look at the source for the mobile futon app in the
android market, it is a web app, with couch embedded, and bootstraps a
database (and configuration)

pretty much all the code needed is in


On 25 October 2011 20:55, Jens Alfke <> wrote:

> On Oct 25, 2011, at 8:02 AM, Wordit wrote:
> I have a web app I want to deploy to Android. It will remain a web
> app, *not* native Java (thanks to the virtues of Phonegap).
> I suggest asking this on the mobile-couchbase Google group <
>>, where the folks
> knowledgeable about the Android build hang out. (I work on the iOS version.)
> - CouchDB for Android is intended for native access via Java, At least
> from looking at: … Or can I use javascript to access the couch on the
> Android device?
> I know there’s been some work on integrating CouchDB into PhoneGap, but I
> don’t know the current status.
> - Asking users to install CouchDB, or mobile futon, separately is a
> dependency which will turn many users away
> It’s not a separate install. You’d build CouchDB / Couchbase Mobile into
> your app.
> - Even passing the above obstacles, the db would need to be populated
> on the first run
> I know this can be done on iOS and I’m pretty sure it can be on Android
> too.
> —Jens

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