Creation of DemoSpace
Dec02

Creation of DemoSpace

Welcome to CodeSpread! The Backend URL shown in the article : NetBiscuits: How fascinating can it be to create a mobile website? is the Demospace server location where the Published files of the applications will be placed. A folder with the application name needs to be created in the demospace server. In order to do this, configure a Demospace server like a regular server and do a remote login to the Demospace server . Other steps which needs to be followed are:  Create a folder in one of drive with the name as that of application name, and it will contain the Published files  of this Application.  E:\PublishedXYZMobile\  Open the IIS and Go to Sites-> demospace -> add Application (as shown in figure below)   Fill in the details in the boxes and browse to the physical Path and click OK. Once done, your site is ready to run once the files are placed in the respective folder . Now you are ready to go ahead with the Application...

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NetBiscuits: How fascinating can it be to create a mobile website?
Nov30

NetBiscuits: How fascinating can it be to create a mobile website?

My very first impression was like why do I need it, who wants to see a site on a mobile? How would a website be able to fit into my mobile without destroying the look and feel of a desktop site? Not so long ago, I remember behavior of a site varied in content display on the mobile device depending on the device type and OS used. Sometime, we have different browsers behaving different way making users’ life tough and it comes out to be complete wastage of time as we have to again go back to desktop site for more information. There was no optimization and user experience was impacted. Original idea was to convert the mobile users permanently stick to mobile browsing but it didn’t turn out well. From a developer’s perspective: – Page load takes a lot of on mobile which takes less time on desktop. – Phones have different form factors, screen sizes, menu and navigation hardware. – Handset variation which are getting updated daily in the global market and difficult to track each and every version. I got my first mobile website development project and got introduced to NetBiscuits. To describe it, I have included an excerpt from their site. NetBiscuits enables you to develop, publish and monetize cross-platform mobile sites and apps. At www.netbiscuits.com  all tools, interfaces and mobile enabling technologies are provided to develop, publish, monitor, and monetize professional mobile web applications. By using NetBiscuits, media companies, agencies, retailers, brand owners, developers, and service providers achieve a faster path to profit from their mobile Internet programs. How to use it? In order to use it , you need to have an account at www.netbiscuits.com   . 1.1   Creation of NetBiscuits account  Create an account on the site as shown below. Once you are done with the account creation , Go to New -> custom application In order to create a custom application , you need to fill the details in the boxes as shown below Give the Application name in the first box  eg:- XYZMobile Select the Programming language as ASP Engine –Default BackendURL :-  http://demospace.xxxxxxx.com/(ApplicationName) And click on create. This creates a custom application for you with the name XYZMobile and will start appearing in the My applications screen :-   Next Article: Creation of DemoSpace....

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