Add a Mobile App

To use an Entity as Mobile app you have to perform following steps:

  • Add Web Services Building Block to the Entity
  • Add Mobile App Building Block to the Entity
  • Configure the Gateway
  • Download the native App in the corresponding App Store
  • Configure the native App.

You’ll use the Training Workflow Entity.

Web Services

Add the Web Service Building Block and select all operations that belong to the Entity:

Training Workflow Web Services
Training Workflow Web Services

Mobile App

Add the Mobile Building Block and provide following information and click the Add button:

Mobile App Building Block Details
Mobile App Building Block Details

Clock on Choose App Icon and select an icon:

Mobile App icon
Mobile App icon

Click the Deploy button. If everything went fine, the Current Status is changed to Deployed:

Mobile App deployed
Mobile App deployed

Save your Entity.

Configure the Gateway

Open the AppWorks Gateway and login. You can see all deployed apps:

AppWorks Gateway overview
AppWorks Gateway overview

Click on the settings button of your Training Workflow App and open the Settings tab.

Update the address for the Entity REST Service and the OTDS Service:

Entity Rest Service OTDS Service Settings
Entity Rest Service OTDS Service Settings

As Entity REST Service use the open Skytap port to the machine and port on which AppWorks is running.

As OTDS Service use the open Skytap port to the machine and port on which OTDS is running.

Click on Update Configuration and on Enable.

Download the native App

Download the native App called AppWorks in the corresponding App Store.

Configure the native App

Provide the address and port where the AppWorks gateway is installed. You can use the same username and password as at the browser version.

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