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Port Mobile to Web or Web to Mobile

Frontend
Implemented
on 02 Oct 2019
Platform Server Release Oct.2019 CP1

Once in  a while after developing a mobile app the client asks for a web version as well.

It would be amazing if there would be a "port"  functionality that (partially, as far as logical/possible) would port the native app into a web one.

Understandably after the port manual labor will be needed, but just having the basic framework/skeleton/action set up would save a lot of time.

Created on 12 Oct 2018
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Eric,


Why not follow the 4 Layer Canvas and add those Actions or other stuff in a Business Core and then use it for both UI (web and mobile)?


Abílio Matos

Abílio ,


We tend to do so wherever possible. The port would be for the elements that are mobile or web specific. 

Changed the category to Frontend


Changed the status to
Working on it
expected delivery in Q4 2019


Hi Eric,

Great idea. We're currently working to bring most mobile feature to new web apps, and along with that it will be a lot easier to share content between mobile and web channels.

Thank you and stay tuned,

Tiago Simões


Hi Tiago, 


Great to hear so! That sounds brilliant and I for one can't wait to see what you guys come up with

Changed the status to
Implemented
on 02 Oct 2019


Hi Eric,

On October 02nd we released a new generation of Web Apps that are much closer to the Mobile model. You can read all about Reactive Web Apps on our forum post.

With the introduction of Reactive Web Apps, you can now convert Mobile modules to Reactive, being able to reuse as much as you wish from the original module.


Feel free to experiment with the new version and let us know if there's something we can improve.


Thanks again for sharing your idea!

Cheers!

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