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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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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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The manifestFile property and online apps

In Project Properties, there is a property named ‘manifestFile’. The setting of this property can have a big effect on how your app works, online and offline. The default setting is appcache. This causes AppStudio to collect the names of … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Positioning Controls (II)

In our last post on positioning, we discussed the different ways of arranging controls on a form. This time, we’re going to have a closer look at static positioning and how you can get your controls to the proper place … Continue reading

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Using Adsense with Volt

Adsense is Google’s web ad service. If you agree to display Google’s ads on your site, you’ll collect money each time someone clicks on an add. To do so, add the AdSense control to your app. Choose the size (320×50 … Continue reading

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Make your own Bootstrap Theme

AppStudio lets you manipulate many of the features of the Bootstrap controls. Essential to their appearance, however, is the theme they use. By changing the theme, you can affect the color and appearance of all your Bootstrap controls. AppStudio includes … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Positioning Controls

Web design is constantly evolving. Each year, new features are introduced to HTML, CSS and JavaScript. New page design trends emerge along with new style guides. AppStudio 6 has a number of changes to bring AppStudio development up to date … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Accessing Google Drive

Google Drive is a convenient way to store documents in the cloud and access them on any of your devices. It’s also an easy way to share documents. Millions of people use Google Drive – recent statistics show Google Docs … Continue reading

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