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Creating Mobile Apps with Appcelerator Titanium by Christian Brousseau

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Appcelerator Cloud services

The official ACS documentation describes Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS). Simply put, it is a cloud provider that offers around 20 pre-built services that we find in most mobile applications these days. Such a service frees us from developing (and maintaining) our own backend service, thus saving time and effort.

At the time this book was written, ACS provided the following services:

Service

Description

Users

This service enables our users to create unique identification passwords and associate them with their first and last name for display to other users of our application (also used for access and authentication for our application).

Photos

This service enables our users to take photos from within our application, ...

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