[MonoTouch] Running a web server on the iPhone

Wayne Douglas wayne at isit.gd
Wed Aug 25 12:35:11 EDT 2010


i had apache, mysql and an email server on my ipod

go me

never used it for anything other than to say to my mates down the pub: "I
have apache, mysql and an email server on my ipod"

they yawn. we continue drinking...

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Demis Bellot <demis.bellot at gmail.com>wrote:

> Actually when I first got my iPhone I jail broke it and installed apache on
> it - cause I thought it was cool at the time :)
> Yeah it ran fine, albeit a bit slow.
>
> - Demis
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Tim Scott <tscott at lunaversesoftware.com>wrote:
>
>> I use it to get an export file to a desktop computer...as an alternative
>> to
>> emailing it to yourself.
>>
>>
>> On 8/25/10 10:43 AM, "Nic Wise" <nicw at fastchicken.co.nz> wrote:
>>
>> > Oh, this is NEVER going to handle more than one user. It's not ment as
>> "make
>> > your phone a web server", 'cos I agree: thats a stupid idea (esp
>> with the cost
>> > of web servers these days)
>>
>> but as a web-based (browser based?) editing
>> > platform, for when
>> entering lots of data on the device is just a nightmare....
>> > it makes a
>> lot more sense. It'd be one, maybe 2 users tops.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 25,
>> > 2010 at 16:41, Lennie de Villiers <lennie at soliditech.com> wrote:
>> > I've done
>> > something similar years ago on Windows Mobile 6.5.... Its
>> > not worth it, the
>> > bandwidth usage, the speed etc... the phone isn't
>> > made to run a web server
>> > that can server thousands of requests etc.
>> > After a month of running from the
>> > phone I installed it on a server
>> > under my desk and its running since without
>> > any problems.
>> >
>> > On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Miguel de Icaza
>> > <miguel at novell.com> wrote:
>> >> Hello,
>> >>
>> >>> why would you want to run a server
>> > process on your iPhone?
>> >> Dozens of reasons, including the ability of
>> > uploading data to the device
>> >> through WebDav.
>> >> I listed a bunch a few
>> > years ago:
>> >> http://tirania.org/blog/archive/2005/Nov-27-1.html
>> >>
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