NextGen Designer (NGD)

Questions & answers about the Mi-Apps NextGen Designer

What software is needed to design Mi-Apps apps?
The Mi-Apps NextGen Designer is included with the Mi-Enterprise Middleware Server. It is a web based design tool that may be used on any modern browser that...
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018 at 10:54 AM
Mail Notifications from Forms in Mi-Apps & Mi-Forms
Email Notification via Results Tab Navigate to the Results tab for the form currently being worked on in the NextGen Designer. The completed report can be...
Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 10:19 AM
How do I add items to a grid?
Adding items to a grid is best accomplished using form script. In this example, I will use a demo form that contains a grid of restaurant inspections, where...
Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 at 1:42 PM
Mi-Apps Data Replication API tutorial
Version 11.6 of Mi-Apps introduced a new set of data replication APIs. These APIs are designed to help app designers more easily check the status of data re...
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 at 4:51 PM
Printing HTML from a form
In this example, we have a demo form that allows a user to enter their address data and then sign it to verify that it is correct.  If we want to p...
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018 at 11:14 AM
Event handling for multiple fields
The Mobile Impact Platform lets designers handle multiple events, such as when a field gets data, within script code. This article illustrates how to handle...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 9:49 AM
Form naming to aid scripting
It is fairly common for forms to have multiple fields on which script wants to take the same action. This article provides a guide on how to best name field...
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 at 5:16 PM
Form Design Tips - Field naming
When designing your form and setting the name of a field becomes an important first step because it potential determines how your field will be accessed lat...
Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 at 2:40 PM
Custom Validation
The validation tool found in the Next Generation Designer is quite robust and can be used in a host of different validation types, but sometimes a form requ...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 1:07 AM
Adding an image to a grid
Grids are a powerful tool for encapsulating tables of data and displaying the entire table or a single row. Grids support multiple data types including Text...
Thu, 24 Jan, 2019 at 1:53 PM