Author Archives: George Henne

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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Volt: Accessing serverStorage from the Dashboard

When you use serverStorage, the data is saved on the Volt Server. The Dashboard is your tool to manage the apps you have saved on Volt. One of its features is that you can examine and change the data in … Continue reading

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Using serverStorage to save data on the Volt Server

AppStudio 6.1 brings a new Volt feature: serverStorage. It lets you save and retrieve data on the Volt server. Here are a few uses: As a backup: Keep critical data in the server, so if the phone gets lost or … Continue reading

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Using the Clipboard

ClipboardData lets you access the data on the Clipboard. You can: Use and modify the data cut or copied to the clipboard Use and modify data pasted from the clipboard. It can be used in Input, Textarea and Textbox controls … Continue reading

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