Kick Start Your Web App Modeling Read this article and get points!

by Michela Frigerio
1,857 views Published on Jul 21, 2020
Applies to: 9.0 or higher

This kick start guides you through the modeling of a Web application using WebRatio Platform 9. The Web application you will model, will help you manage your daily tasks and your business contacts.

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Installing and activating WebRatio Mobile Platform involves several decisions that are not easy to take without proper knowledge. Attend this lesson to understand all the steps and to find some help if something goes wrong.

 

Your First Mobile App

Getting Started with WebRatio Platform
6,194 views Published on Jan 08, 2015 | Time 3 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

Create your first Hello World Mobile Application with our 3mins tutorial. Follow this beginner guide to find your right way in getting started through the wide offer of options and features.

 

List & Details

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
1,669 views Published on Feb 13, 2015 | Time 8 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The ability to show a list of elements and the details of each listed element is one of the most common patterns in Applications. This lesson shows you how to model the List & Details in WebRatio Mobile Platform.

 

Search by keyword

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
851 views Published on Feb 13, 2015 | Time 10 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The search function is the main way the user looks for content on an application. There are different ways to model a search, each one addressing a specific user need. One way to model a search is to filter the result using a "keyword" field. In a CRM application, an example is a company search by...

 

Structured Search

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
564 views Published on Feb 13, 2015 | Time 12 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The search function is the main way the user looks for content on an application. There are different way to model a search, each one addressing a specific user need. One way to model a search is to filter the result using many fields. The structure of the form depends on the searched information....

 

Data Management: Creating Data

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
1,178 views Published on Apr 21, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

In a mobile application, you often need to manage information that is shown to the user. Managing the information means to create, update, or delete information. In this lesson you learn how to model a screen that allows the user to create an object in WebRatio Mobile Platform.

 

Data Management: Updating Data

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
857 views Published on May 12, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

In a mobile application, you often need to manage information that is shown to the user. Managing the information means to create, update, or delete information. With WebRatio Platform you can easily model a section so that user can manage the application data. In this lesson you learn how to model...

 

Data Management: Deleting Data

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
411 views Published on Feb 14, 2015 | Time 12 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

In a mobile application, you often need to manage information that is shown to the user. Managing the information means to create, update, or delete information. With WebRatio Mobile Platform you can easily model a section so that user can manage the application to delete the data. In this lesson y...

 

Camera Integration

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
176 views Published on Feb 01, 2016 | Time 2 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform lets you add to your mobile application a feature that allows to take a photo with the camera or to select an image from the gallery. Let's see how to model this integration in your mobile application.

 

Native Calendar Integration

Modeling Actions with WebRatio Platform
326 views Published on Apr 03, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The interaction between a Mobile Application and a device is sometimes useful for certain functions. In our example, the user selecting a course from a list can save it as a reminder in the device calendar app. This lesson shows you how to integrate your Mobile Application with the device calendar...

 

Native Contacts Integration

Modeling Actions with WebRatio Platform
152 views Published on May 12, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

mobile applications usually interacts with the device in several ways. This lesson shows you how you can model with WebRatio Mobile Platform a Mobile Application that interacts with the device address book. You will learn how to specify the saving of a contact in the device address book and also the...

 

QR Code - Barcode Integration

Modeling Actions with WebRatio Mobile Platform
199 views Published on May 08, 2015 | Time 6 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

Mobile applications usually interacts with the device in several ways. This lesson shows you how you can model with WebRatio Mobile Platform a mobile application that let the user scan a QR Code/Barcode with the photocamera. You will learn how to model the scan of a QR Code/Barcode but also how to g...

 

Maps Integration

Modeling Actions with WebRatio Mobile Platform
415 views Published on Jun 10, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform lets you add to your mobile application a feature that allows one to see a location on a map and to get directions to reach it. Let's see how to model this integration in your mobile application.

 

How to debug an Android WebRatio app Read this article and get points!

by Ombretta Malinverno
2,773 views Published on Apr 23, 2018
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The WebRatio Mobile Platform lets you build Android and iOS apps that you can test on your mobile device or submit to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. It is also possible to debug the mobile application to find and solve any issues that may arise during development. This article guides you...

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How to debug an iOS WebRatio app Read this article and get points!

by Ombretta Malinverno
7,781 views Published on Nov 27, 2017
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform lets you build Android and iOS apps that you can test on your mobile device or submit to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. It is also possible to debug the mobile application to find and solve any issue that may come out during the development. RemoteDebug iOS WebKit...

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How to Generate an Apple Push Notification Service Certificate Read this article and get points!

by Lucio Bordonaro
15,200 views Published on Apr 08, 2015
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform allows you to send push notifications from a Data Service project. To enable a project for push notifications, you need to add and configure a notification provider. The notification provider requires a specific configuration for each platform. For the iOS platform, you need...

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How to configure Google Cloud Messaging Service Read this article and get points!

by Lucio Bordonaro
8,738 views Published on May 21, 2015
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform allows you to send push notifications from a DataService Project. You need to add and configure a Notification Provider to enable the project for push notifications. The Notification Provider requires a specific configuration for each platform. For the Android platform you n...

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The interaction between a mobile application and an external data source is useful for certain functions. In our example, your mobile application receives Push Notifications by using the back-end to send Push Notifications. This lesson shows you how to enable your back-end to send Push Notificatio...

 

Push Notifications - Mobile Application

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
269 views Published on Apr 08, 2015 | Time 9 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

One of the most common features of a mobile application is the receive of Notifications. Notifications are sent from an external server on the Internet to the device on which the mobile application is installed. This lesson shows you how to enable your mobile application to receive Notifications u...

 

Mobile App Localization

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
120 views Published on May 08, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

A mobile application can be localized in order to show texts using the device language. Localization means translating texts and customizing data patterns according to a specific locale. This lesson shows you how to add several locales to your mobile applications, how to translate texts and set dat...

 

Defining the Domain Model

Domain Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
659 views Published on Feb 13, 2015 | Time 4 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

In a mobile application you need to define which are the information managed by the application and their structure. The Domain Model is the data representation used by the WebRatio Platform consisting of three main elements: Class, Attribute and Association. In this lesson you learn how to define...

 

Connecting the Database

Domain Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
796 views Published on Feb 16, 2015 | Time 5 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

If you are working on a back-end project, once you defined your data structure in the Domain Model, you need to connect it with a persistent database. In this lesson you learn how to connect the Domain Model, built in WebRatio Mobile Platform, with a relational database.

 

Domain Model Synchronization: Importing the Database

Domain Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
265 views Published on Mar 31, 2015 | Time 2 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

If you are working on a back-end project, once you defined your data structure in the Domain Model, you need to connect it with a persistent database. Using the Domain Model synchronization process, you can extract the Domain Model elements starting from an existing database structure. The imported...

 

Domain Model Synchronization: Exporting the Domain Model

Domain Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
191 views Published on Feb 17, 2015 | Time 3 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

If you are working on a back-end project, once you defined your data structure in the Domain Model, you need to connect it with a persistent database. Using the Domain Model synchronization process, you can transpose the Domain Model elements on the database in terms of tables, views, and columns. ...

 

Domain Model Synchronization: Manual Mapping

Domain Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
166 views Published on Mar 31, 2015 | Time 3 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

If you are working on a back-end project, once you defined your data structure in the Domain Model, you need to connect it with a persistent database. Using the Manual Mapping procedure you can easily bind each element in the Domain Model with the corresponding already-existing item in the physical...

 

Your First Back-End Application

Getting Started with WebRatio Mobile Platform
943 views Published on Feb 16, 2015 | Time 6 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

Mobile applications usually refers to external data source in order to read, create, update and delete information. A back-end application is the background layer providing a data structure and a set of REST services that allow the mobile application (front-end layer) to access to this data. In t...

 

Access Control & Personalization: Login

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
755 views Published on Apr 03, 2015 | Time 4 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The "Login" is the operation that allows the users to access to protected resources in a mobile app. We need to define a place for users to insert and validate their credentials and the business logic for the Login. In this lesson you learn how to model the basic "Login" feature, both for standalo...

 

Access Control & Personalization: Registration

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
489 views Published on Apr 03, 2015 | Time 9 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

A mobile application may have a feature that allows a user to create his own account in order to be able to use the application. This lesson shows you how to model a basic "Registration" feature using WebRatio Mobile Platform.

 

Access Control & Personalization: Logout

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
200 views Published on Apr 08, 2015 | Time 5 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

The "Logout" is the Operation that explicitly terminates the user's session. When the user press the "Logout" button, the user should be redirected to a public Screen (e.g., the "Login" screen). In this lesson you learn how to model the basic "Logout" feature for your application using WebRatio M...

 

Defining Toolbar

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Mobile Platform
220 views Published on Jan 20, 2016 | Time 5 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform gives the chance to model bars for a mobile application using two reserved sections of the screen: Top Bar and Bottom Bar. This lesson shows you how to model an application menu to browse between different sections using the Toolbar element.

 

Mobile Custom Components

Define Components with WebRatio Mobile Platform
268 views Published on May 08, 2015 | Time 6 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform lets you extend the set of components that can be used inside Mobile Projects to add new functionalities to your mobile applications. In this lesson you learn how to create the "SendSMS" operation that allows to send messages from the mobile application. You can download the...

 

Custom Components - Back End

Define Components with WebRatio Mobile Platform
215 views Published on Jul 07, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

WebRatio Mobile Platform lets you extend the set of components that can be used inside projects to add new functionalities. In this lesson you learn how to create a new custom component for DataService Projects that allows to convert a string.

 

Your First Business Process

Getting Started with WebRatio BPM Platform
1,089 views Published on Jul 24, 2015 | Time 7 min
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

Create your first Business Process application and discover the main features available for your application in WebRatio BPM Platform. Try yourself how easy and quick is to get your BPM application watching this tutorial.

 

Vacation Request BPM Tutorial Read this article and get points!

by Antonella Antico
9,330 views Published on Oct 19, 2015
Applies to: 8.0 or higher

This article explains how to model step by step the Vacation Request business process available on the WebRatio add-on. The Vacation Request process focuses in controlling the requests of vacations of the organization, from the initial request up to its approval or rejection.

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Downloading, registering, and activating WebRatio Platform involves several decisions that are not easy to take without proper knowledge. Attend this lesson to understand all the steps and to find some help if something goes wrong.

 

Developing Web Applications

3,159 views Published on Jan 30, 2014 | Time 12 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

The Internet is a telecommunication infrastructure that enables many of today’s most prominent technologies and applications. Familiarizing with the main notions, keywords, and acronyms used in this context is important in order to better understand the role of WebRatio Platform and the structure of...

 

WebRatio Platform General Overview

Getting Started with WebRatio Platform
2,820 views Published on Nov 29, 2013 | Time 9 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

When you get to a new town it is likely that you want to look at a map of the town. In the same manner we start with providing an overview of the main parts of WebRatio Platform. WebRatio Platform is built on Eclipse. Even though you could be familiar with Eclipse it is worth watching this brief tut...

 

WebRatio Projects Read this article and get points!

by Mario Bruno
11,364 views Published on Oct 24, 2011
Applies to: All versions

Web applications are usually structured according to the MVC Pattern. The MVC Pattern logically splits the application in three tiers: Model, View and Controller. WebRatio brings the MVC pattern to its full power, both as design and architectural pattern, by splitting the application in three diffe...

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Your First Web Application

Getting Started with WebRatio Platform
7,515 views Published on Sep 16, 2014 | Time 8 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

Walking through the creation of a very simple application is the most natural way of getting started with a new tool. WebRatio Platform is no exception: with its large offer of options and features, the newbie may not be immediately able to find his/her way through the required steps to accomplish t...

 

Organize the Workspace

Getting Started with WebRatio Platform
1,821 views Published on May 12, 2014 | Time 18 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

When starting WebRatio Platform, the first thing the user must do is to choose the workspace. Knowing the workspace and which options are available is useful when organizing the projects stored on the local drive. Effectively organizing projects in workspaces helps save time. Additional rea...

 

IFML General Overview

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Platform
3,128 views Published on Nov 29, 2013 | Time 6 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

Developing the front-end of a user application is a costly and inefficient process for a number of reasons. WebRatio Platform has solved the User Interface modeling challenge by developing an interaction Flow Modeling Language, or IFML, which covers the existing gap in front-end application develop...

 

IFML Quick Reference Card

by Paolo Riviello
6,542 views Published on Mar 31, 2014
Applies to: All versions

IFML Quick Reference Card is the new one page document to print and keep on you desk when you want to learn the new OMG standard IFML (Interaction Flow Modeling Language), the modeling language for the User Interaction definition.

 

View Containers

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Platform
2,624 views Published on Nov 29, 2013 | Time 11 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

The web model is where you use the IFML Web Extensions to build the user interface of your Web application, and where you specify the business logic for each IFML action using a set of predefined operations. In this lesson we introduce the View Containers you can use to organize your Web applicatio...

 

View Components & Data Binding

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Platform
3,327 views Published on Oct 27, 2017 | Time 20 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

In order to publish content or to introduce interface elements for data entry in your Web application, we must use View Components. IFML defines a View Component as an element of the interface that displays content or accepts input. Let's see how a generic View Component works in WebRatio and which ...

 

Master & Details

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Platform
2,666 views Published on Apr 28, 2014 | Time 25 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

The ability to show a list of elements and the details of each listed element is one of the most common patterns in Web applications, the so-called "Master and Details" pattern. This lesson shows you how to build several variants of this pattern in WebRatio Platform, and illustrates related basic "I...

 

How to Model the Alphabetical Index Read this article and get points!

by Piero Fraternali
12,334 views Published on Apr 09, 2014
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

In many applications, such as corporate intranets or CRM, the user may need to access the archive of all registered people, and that archive may be very large. One way to support this requirement is by offering a search form, which however assumes that the user knows at least some information abou...

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Form Inputs

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Platform
3,185 views Published on Apr 11, 2014 | Time 30 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

In almost every Web application, users come across a form where they are supposed to fill in some information. In WebRatio, forms are handled by a dedicated View Component named "Form". In this lesson you learn how to use the "Form" component to model and configure a Form with Fields.

 

How to Model Rich Text Editing Read this article and get points!

by Ombretta Malinverno
10,682 views Published on Mar 28, 2014
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

"A rich text editor is an interface for editing rich text within web browsers, which presents the user a ‘what you see is what you get‘ editing area." (Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_rich-text_editor) A rich text editor can be useful when you want the user to be able to write...

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Search Pattern

IFML Modeling with WebRatio Platform
1,714 views Published on Apr 09, 2014 | Time 30 min
Applies to: 7.2 or higher

Using the search function is the main way the user looks for content on an application. For this reason it's important to know the best practices for modeling an efficient search with IFML and WebRatio Platform. WebRatio Platform provides you with a predefined set of "View Components" that you c...

 
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