A Crash Course in Rapid Application Development

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Progress Rollbase is the rapid application development platform at the core of Progress® Pacific™. Watch these videos, and you’ll be on your way to developing and deploying powerful cloud-native apps with minimal coding, even if you are from a non-technical background!

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A Crash Course in Rapid Application Development

  1. 1. A Crash Course in Rapid Application Development
  2. 2. Shouldn’t it be easier to create great apps?
  3. 3. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.3 Start your journey with Progress® Rollbase® Progress Rollbase is the rapid application development platform at the core of Progress® Pacific™. Watch these videos, and you’ll be on your way to developing and deploying powerful cloud-native apps with minimal coding, even if you are from a non-technical background!
  4. 4. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.4 Finding your way around Icon made by Icons8 from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/TLl6wAuk6e4 Before you can start building apps, you need to know your way around the Rollbase environment. Consider this video your roadmap. It will show you where to find all the exciting features of Rollbase that will make your application development process faster and easier than ever before.
  5. 5. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.5 Quick Create Application Wizard Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/mdumkKei_1A To get started making apps fast, make use of the Quick Create Application wizard. The wizard simplifies the preliminary steps of app creation by walking you through the creation of objects, fields, and relationships. This video will teach you everything you need to know to get started with the wizard.
  6. 6. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.6 Creating a Rollbase application Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/7JiWZh0v254 At the core of any Rollbase application is a number of fields, objects, and relationships. This video will explain what those items are, how they are created, and how they contribute to your finished application.
  7. 7. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.7 Customizing a Rollbase application Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/bR8apnte6dc After you create the data model that will be the foundation for your Rollbase application, what do you do next? This video describes the typical development process and previews how formulas, templates, and reports can be used to customize an application. These features enable you to easily add business logic and customize the interface to meet your needs.
  8. 8. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.8 Creating a workflow Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/gInmcnqkxVA Workflows allow your application to take actions based on events. In this video, you will learn how to define a workflow and leverage triggers to perform automated data validation, notification, data manipulation, and other activities upon record creation, update, and deletion.
  9. 9. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.9 Using DataDirect Cloud to bring external data into a Rollbase Application Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/S8vIHL7KdPY Rollbase allows you to create application objects that map to tables or application objects from external sources. DataDirect Cloud, another part of the Pacific platform, simplifies access to cloud data sources. This video demonstrates how to use DataDirect Cloud together with Rollbase to provide read-only access to external data.
  10. 10. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.10 Exposing Rollbase applications to end-users Icon made by Elegant Themes from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/Ae2AOTnaI_Y Rollbase provides flexible application distribution options. Built-in functionality makes it simple to securely expose applications to end-users. Watch an overview of these features to help you decide which model to adopt for your applications.
  11. 11. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.11 Creating a web portal Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/IVDdSZuNwwo One way to expose your application to users is through a web portal. This demonstration shows how to create and manage a web portal for your Rollbase application.
  12. 12. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.12 Installing and configuring Rollbase Private Cloud on Windows Icon made by Icomoon from www.flaticon.com http://youtu.be/Ry6xT-9PC4Y The Rollbase platform can be installed locally for creating and deploying applications to be hosted on your network. You can install Rollbase to work with your existing web server and database, or have the Rollbase Private Cloud Installer for Windows install Tomcat and Progress OpenEdge for you. This video demonstrates how to install and configure Progress Rollbase Private Cloud along with Tomcat and OpenEdge
  13. 13. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.13 Installing and configuring Rollbase Private Cloud on Linux Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com Rollbase Private Cloud also runs on Linux! You can install Rollbase to work with your existing web server and database or have the Rollbase Private Cloud Installer for Linux install the Java Runtime Environment, Tomcat, and Progress OpenEdge for you. This video demonstrates how to install and configure Progress Rollbase Private Cloud on a 64-bit Linux machine. http://youtu.be/j0ZlaI9Vl8A
  14. 14. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.14 Updating Rollbase Private Cloud from Evaluation to Licenced Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com You can install Rollbase Private Cloud as an unlimited evaluation and upgrade to a licensed copy any time. By upgrading, you will be able to add more databases, users, and accounts to your Rollbase applications. This video demonstrates how to upgrade your Rollbase Private Cloud evaluation to a licensed copy. http://youtu.be/DCtoY1odWv4
  15. 15. Start your free trial today! www.progress.com/rollbase

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