I am quite new to this and I have a few questions mainly about the backend (server side) implementation of an iPhone client server application.
1) I have looked around and it seems like JSON is a good approach to communicate with a server. What does the server need in order for this to work?
2) I have looked on several tutorials and all the tutorials use urls which are in the format of api.somewebsite.com/rest/... at the momement I only have http://www.websitename.com/Microsoft2.jsp. The user will then login using username and password to access content. Do I need to write an api to get it to work with the above?
I am really new to server implementation so I appologise in advance if they are newbie questions.