Author Archives: George Henne

Using Browser Arrows

Many people use the backward and forward browser arrows to navigate apps. It’s a convenient way to go back to the previous screen. Unless you make special provisions, this will not happen automatically for your app. Starting in AppStudio 6.2.1, … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6.2.1 Released!

We’re pleased to announce AppStudio 6.2.1 is ready. The biggest change is support for using back and forward arrows in the browser. It’s been completely rewritten. If your app has multiple forms, try setting ‘enableBrowserArrows’ to true in Project Properties … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6.2 released!

We’re pleased to announce AppStudio 6.2.0 is ready. New and improved stuff includes: Bootstrap: New DataTables control. jqWidgets: New jqxDropDownList control. Bootstrap: Apps with icons can run in offline mode. iScroll: Libraries updated to latest version. iScroll: Issues related to … Continue reading

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What does “useStrict” do?

AppStudio 6 introduces a new project property called useStrict. It catches a number of previously non fatal errors in your code and gives error messages. Here’s an example. If you have the following code: a = “george” where a has … Continue reading

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The future of nsbapp.com

When we released the first version of AppStudio in 2010, we realized our users would need a test server for their apps. We created nsbapp.com for this purpose. Seven years later, almost everything has changed in AppStudio, sometimes more than … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6.1.2.1 released!

We’re pleased to announce AppStudio 6.1.2.1 is ready. It fixes a couple issues: 1. Google updated Chrome to version 56 in the past few days. It affects how scrolling works on Android devices, particularly with the Common Grid. AppStudio’s scrolling … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6.1.2 released!

We’re pleased to announce AppStudio 6.1.2 is ready. New and improved stuff includes: About_Screen: Shows current subscription status Code Window: Fix problem with displaying function names. Controls: Bootstrap Input and Textarea can now set focus. IDE: Subscription status checked on … Continue reading

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Subscriptions Update

The AppStudio 6 Upgrade includes a bonus free subscription: 4 months if paying by PayPal, 120 days if paying by credit card. The subscription gives you a few nice things: Use of Volt Services, including App Hosting User Management serverStorage … Continue reading

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Using appStorage to save App-level Data

Previously, we looked at serverStorage, which allows you to save data from your app on the Volt server instead of on the device. serverStorage is saved for the user of the app – other users cannot look at it. appStorage … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6.1.1 released!

We’re pleased to announce AppStudio 6.1.1 is ready. New and improved stuff includes: Preferences: New checkbox “Deploy on save?”. In Advanced tab. Preferences: New “SFTP Key” field. Allows use of RSA private key for deployment. Project Properties: New “DashboardAccess” property … Continue reading

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