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Implementing AppFog

By : Matthew Nohr, Isaac Rabinovitch
Book Image

Implementing AppFog

By: Matthew Nohr, Isaac Rabinovitch

Overview of this book

AppFog is the leading platform-as-a-service provider of PHP, Ruby, Node.js, and Java solutions. It is used by developers worldwide to deploy tens of thousands of applications. AppFog delivers a reliable, scalable, and fast platform for deploying applications in the cloud.This book is a hands-on guide that will walk you through creating and deploying applications to the cloud using AppFog, which will allow you to get your application deployed without the hassle of setting up servers.This book demonstrates how to use the AppFog service to build an application and have it running in the Cloud. It will walk you through the initial AppFog setup process and explain how to create your first application in minutes.You will also discover how to use services such as databases to make your applications more powerful. You will also learn how to create applications from scratch.You will find out everything you need to know to get an application running in the cloud for the first time.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Implementing AppFog
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Ngo The Hung is a passionate software developer who loves open source technologies and frameworks. He is not afraid to get his hands dirty and his feet wet, he is open to most technologies as long as they are useful and fun. He also has experience in mobile development and web technologies, he has worked with multiple mobile platforms (Android/iPhone/Windows 8), open source portals, frameworks, and content management systems. In his free time, he reads manga and watches movies.

If you love to work with him or just have a talk, visit him at or drop him a note at .

Abhilash Nanda has completed a Masters in CSE from IIT Hyderabad. He has two years experience in commercial development and a total of five years in programming. Currently he works as a software developer at He loves to learn new technologies and programming patterns that reduce human effort.

An enthusiastic programmer, writer, and thinker. When strolling alone, he thinks about the world or else about some architecture to be implemented. He loves to play cricket and has a heartfelt connection to novels and poetry.

Tom O'Connor is an experienced systems architect and DevOps engineer, living in the West Midlands in the United Kingdom. Over the last eight years, he has worked in a wide variety of companies, from e-commerce, to video effects, and now owns his own company providing systems consultancy for wireless network design and installations.

Tom writes a technical blog on his website, providing both tutorial articles, and updates on what he's been working on. He has wide reaching skills and experience gathered over the last ten years, having worked on Windows, Linux, and Unix systems for most of that time, coupled with recent experience in designing and building high-performance computer systems.

He is also an active member of the UK DevOps community, as well as a Community Moderator on, where he demonstrates his expertise and skills to a wide audience.

Tom also worked on reviewing Learning AWS OpsWorks, which was published in September 2013.