iPhone Client/Server Environment

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by sjp83, May 6, 2009.

  1. sjp83
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    macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2009
    Hi all,

    I want to develop a client/server application development using iPhone as my client. I dont want it to be web-based.

    Can anybody suggest suitable environment for this, such as what programming languages to use and what database to use etc.

  2. fishkorp
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    macrumors demi-god


    Apr 10, 2006
    Ellicott City, MD
    If the iPhone is your client your only option for the client is Objective-C with SQLite for your database (assuming the database is on the client). For the server, use whatever you are most comfortable with.
  3. sjp83
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    thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2009
    iPhone Client/Server environment

    Thanks for the reply.

    If I decide to use servlets and Objective C (on iPhone), then how would I be able to communicate between them.

    Do you think Ruby on Rails would be a better alternative ?
  4. HKhalil
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    macrumors newbie

    May 16, 2009
    Does this mean that the iPhone can only use libraries provided by Apple, in order to communicate with a server?

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