In this article, Yina Mou explains how Jenkins CI can be used to automate build, deploy and test Convertigo projects.   The Jenkins CI plugin Jenkins CI is used for Building/testing software projects continuously. In a nutshell, Jenkins provides an easy-to-use so-called continuous integration system, making it easier for developers to integrate changes to the project, and making it easier for users to obtain a fresh build. The automated, continuous build increases the productivity. Jenkins

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In this article, Assad shows how to configure Convertigo in order to install additional JDBC drivers or configure those drivers through JNDI.   Convertigo Mobility Platforms comes with several JDBC drivers already configured such as Oracle, MySQL or IBM DB2. However, it is possible to add any JDBC driver. Although it may not have been qualified by our team, Convertigo gives you all the flexibility to use any driver. There are several steps in order

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Convertigo 7.3 is a major release of the leading Open Source Enterprise Mobility Platform combining a powerful MBaaS (Mobile Back end as a Service) and an integrated MADP (Mobile application development platform). This document will list the major features brought in this new version. You can Download now Convertigo 7.3 here Read the English version Lire la version Francaise

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In this article, Assad shows how to configure a Sharepoint NTLM authentication process when using Convertigo Mobility Platform. The source code for this sample can be downloaded here: sampleSharepointAuth.car HTTP Connector configuration When you create a new HTTP Connector, first thing to do is to set its Authentication property to NTLM. Then you configure Server, Root path, Port and isHttps depending on your environment parameters. You will notice a user and a password property. In

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In this article, Assad shows some tips in order to add custom JavaScript code in our device screens when using Convertigo Mobility Platform.   For this sample, our data source will be XML files but this could be any data source actually (Database, Legacy, Webservice, …). The source code for this sample can be downloaded here: sample_customJs.car.   In the xml directory of the project, you can find all XML files used for this sample.

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Now that you have your mobile application developed you would like to distribute it to your customers. This article describes how to publish Convertigo applications on the different stores such as Apple’s AppStore, Android market or BlackBerry AppStore.   First of all, you must understand that distributing B2B our B2E enterprise applications on stores can be tricky as no store can restrict application availability to a given company or enterprise. This means that applications you

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In this article, Assad shows how we can handle the device built-in camera to take a picture and send it by email using Convertigo Mobility Platform.   First of all, we are going to make a very simple front user interface (UI) in our project. Then we will override some functions in custom.js, the convertigo mobile API using CTF (Convertigo Template Framework), in order to put our project specific logic. Finally, we will add a

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In this article Olivier Picciotto explains how SOA and WOA are different and how they can be used together SOA (Service Oriented Architectures) have been deployed for years in enterprises. SOA promises have been more or less kept, giving enterprises the flexibility, security and the reliability they required. But, the needs have now changed since SOA was largely adopted by the industry. Enterprises need now to be even more flexible and agile to the mobile

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In this article Nicolas Albert, explains how Polymer framework can be used for developing Mobile Convertigo Projects.   Polymer  project is now a very popular Web Components framework  based on encapsulated and interoperable custom elements that extend HTML itself. Built atop these new standards, Polymer makes it easier and faster to create anything from a button to a complete application across desktop, mobile, and beyond. This article explains how you can leverage Polymer technology while using all

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In this article Elodie Eberhardt, explains how this feature can be used and how to setup the required environment. As of Convertigo 7.2 Studio now supports local builds. This feature is very useful, for building mobile apps when access to cloud resources are difficult in a security restricted environment, for example. Also, local build gives more flexibility for building options.   Local Build architecture Local build works by controlling the Cordova CLI (command line interface)

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