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Roadmap

Appery.io roadmap.

If you would like to suggest a feature, please let us know on https://appery.io/forum.

2019

Improvements for Ionic 4 visual App Builder.
Improvements for Appery.io PWA features.
API Express and Server Code improvements.
Support for adding additional iOS key features in App Settings.

September 2019:

Introduced codeless features (visual data mapping and events panel) for Ionic 4 app builder.

August 2019:

  • Cordova platform upgrades for jQuery Mobile and Ionic App builders:
    Introduced Cordova iOS 5.0.0 and Cordova Android 8.0.0

May 2019:

  • Ionic 4 App builder (Beta version).
  • Cordova Android version 8.0.0 and Cordova iOS version 5.0.0 for Ionic 4 App builder.

March 2019

February 2019

  • Xcode version 10.1 builds support for iOS builds.

September 2018

  • Ionic 3 App builder Beta version
  • Full support for Apple iPhone X devices and binary Xcode 9.4.1 version IPA files.

May 2018

  • Now the newly created jQuery Mobile blank apps support Apple iPhone X out of the box.
  • We updated our Social Login API - page here.
    And reference documentation as well - here.
  • Introducing Ethereum component in API Express. More details here.

April 2018

  • New Push notification Cordova plugin version 2.x
  • Added the ability to sign published web application with SSL certificates
  • API Express Database connection now has more advanced options for connection settings
  • iOS binary builds now includes Launch Storyboard Images

December 2017

  • New Cordova version and Cordova project structure support.
  • Cordova iOS 11 support.
  • Added Cordova Hooks.

October 2017

  • Added new API Express Components: LDAP and Email.
  • API Express End Component now has Base64 type support.
  • Introduced support for big Database import/export.
  • Added a maintenance mode for Server Code and Database.
  • Introduced Favicon support for all web apps.

Read more.

August 2017

  • Added Android Cordova Library 6.2.2 and Android SDK tools 26.0.1
  • Introduced limits on the Request Body for custom and generated API Express services.
  • Ability to order JS and CSS Files Inclusion.
  • Introduced Extended Database Statistics.
  • Ability to Create an Index for System Fields in Database collections.

Read more.

June 2017

  • Added new Ionic Component - Slide Box.
  • Added ability to Import Cordova Plug-ins from GitHub without downloading the original source files into account.
  • UI improvements of Panel in the Visual Builder.
  • Improved mechanism of Database Export and separate collections.
  • Introduced Server Code statistics.
  • Support for .svg and .ico formats in Media Manager.
  • SHA1 and SHA256 certificates are now included when exporting certificates bundle from the platform.

Read more.

May 2017

This update primarily includes improvements to platform infrastructure and stability, along with bug fixes.

Here are a few improvements for API Express we want to draw your attention to:

  • Introduced a statistics tab for API Express projects for monitoring requests made by services on a daily basis
  • Added a maintenance mode for all API Express projects
  • Improved the configuration of security mechanisms for API Express projects (now no need to add a security provider manually for every API Express project when using Appery.io Cloud Database for managing a User collection)

January 2017

  • Apache Cordova library update. This will also allow for better support for iOS 10 and Android 7.
  • Ace code editor in Server Code.

November 2016

  • This update is primarily stability, performance, and scalability updates.
  • Infrastructure upgrades to Server Code Javascript engine.
  • Bug fixing.

October 2016

  • Switch to HTTPS.
  • Better user experience on Android during Auto-update.
  • Send binary data with API Express service.
  • Easily set default value for an API Express service.
  • Set API key for Google Maps component.

Read more.

June 2016

  • A Streamlined Approach for Creating App Backend and Connecting to REST APIs.
  • New Ace Code Editor inside the App Builder.
  • New docs portal.

Read more.

April 2016

This update included a small UI updates and bug fixing.

March 2016

  • App Builder.
    • New Ionic and Bootstrap library versions.
    • New Ionic Scroll component.
    • Copy & paste inside the visual editor for faster development.
  • Push Notifications.
    Upgraded Push Notifications for sending targeted and customized messages.
  • API Express.
    • New Script and Server Code components.
  • Standalone API Express.

Read more.

January 2016

  • App Builder.
    • Improved code auto-complete for AngularJS/Ionic editor.
  • New Ionic Card component.
    • Server Code.
      • Server Code snippets and plugins.
  • API Express.
    • New Mapping component.
    • New Merge component.

Read more.

November 2015

  • App Builder.
    • Quickly import any 3rd party Apache Cordova library to your app.
    • Update to Apache Cordova library version 4.0.
  • API Express.
    • New SOAP and Condition component.
  • Server Code.
    • Place scripts in folders.
  • Push Notifications.
    * Edit scheduled push messages.
    Read more.

September 2015

  • App Builder.
    • Scope of service mapping editor update.
    • Scope to page binding editor update.
    • New code snippets for faster development.
  • API Express.
    • Visual flow, designer.
  • iOS, Android.
    • Auto-update – submit app updates without going through the app stores.
  • General.
    • Quick and easy way to share your app during development.

Read more.

July 2015

  • App Builder.
    • Updates to AngularJS Scope view.
    • More Ionic Framework components.
  • Database.
    • Add option to log in via a social network.
  • Push.
    • API update.
  • API Express.
    • Support for LDAP-based authentication.
    • Integration with Appery.io Database.
  • Mobile Tester App.
    • UI updates.

Read more.

May 2015

  • Support for Ionic Framework in the visual app builder.
  • Updates to AngularJS support (for both Bootstrap and Ionic).
  • Option to login into Appery.io using social networks.
  • Backend Services.
    • Exposing relational database via REST APIs.
    • Offline support.
  • Apache Cordova update.

Read more.

March 2015

  • Support for Bootstrap and AngularJS frameworks in the visual app builder.
  • Server Code UI updates.
  • App Creator Express.

December 2014

  • Enterprise Team collaboration enhancements.
  • URL-based security in Secure Proxy.
  • Faster proxy.
  • Improved sharing with Appery.io support.
  • New and faster XHR implementation in Server Code.

Read more.

September 2014

  • New App Builder UI.
  • New Model and Storage feature.
  • New mapping editor.
  • Improved REST API service editor.
    • App Builder versioning.

Read more.

July 2014

  • Push tab has been moved/merged into Apps tabs for simpler integration.
  • jQuery Mobile popup.
  • Improved icon selection.
  • Move list items up/down.
  • Minified version of JavaScript files when exporting/publishing the app.
  • Database.
    • Simplified collection indexes management.
    • Allows selecting only particular columns from a database collection.
    • Retrieving all files.
    • New File column type in collections.
    • In-Memory Data.
    • Database versioning.
  • Server Code
    • Updating multiple.
    • Script and Test tabs merged into one for faster development/testing.
  • Customer Console.
    • Support File column type in Customer Console (preview, upload).
    • Push notification scheduling.
    • Import/export collections.
  • iOS StatusBar plugin.
    Read more.

April 2014

  • Server code scheduler
  • Customer admin console
  • Integrated Google Analytics
  • Simplified app styling — see CSS updates live in the app builder
  • Improved binary files certificate management
  • Windows Phone binary build
  • Additional Webhooks
  • Custom domain https web hosting

Read more.

January 2014

  • New jQuery Mobile components:
    • Panel
    • Popup
  • API key security on the server
  • iOS 7 support (and iOS UI theme)
    Read more.

November 2013

  • Salesforce integration
    • Browse Salesforce objects right in Appery.io and instantly generate services for any object
    • Salesforce Mobile Design templates
  • New Push Notification features
    • Send push notifications based on filters (queries)
    • Schedule push notifications to be sent
  • Opening editors in the app builder are now much faster
  • jQuery Mobile version 1.3.2 upgrade
  • PhoneGap version 3.0 upgrade
  • New UI themes: flat UI theme and UI theme based on Twitter Bootstrap
  • Simplified testing in the browser

Read more.

August 2013

  • Updates to collaboration – it will be possible to see who is currently editing the app
  • New Carousel component
  • PhoneGap upgrade
  • One project type – to simplify development
  • Updates to Source tab
  • Updates to Server Code
  • Platform UI updates

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June 2013

  • jQuery Mobile iOS theme
  • Updates to Appery.io Mobile Tester (Android, iOS)
    • Select user folder
    • Sorting
  • The initial release of Appery.io Cloud Code (server-side code)
  • Project versioning
  • Printable invoices

Read more

April 2013

January 2013

  • App Builder.
    • Permissions editor for Android and iOS apps.
    • Display detailed error message when binary build fails.
    • View generated source inside builder (read-only).
    • Themes support based on Themeroller.
  • Windows 8.
    • Flow layout.
    • Share Target extension.
    • AppBar and Command Button.
  • Backend Services.
    • Update to Push – allow sending notifications based on conditions.
    • Support for Pointer column type.

Early December 2012

  • We are planning to launch our new app builder created entirely with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Upgrade to PhoneGap 2.2.
  • Upgrade to jQuery Mobile 1.2.
  • First release of Push Notifications feature.

September 2012

  • New Projects and Dashboard Pages
  • HTML5 App Hosting In All Plans.
  • Backend Services.
  • PhoneGap 2.0.

August 2012

  • Integration with Appery.io Database inside the app builder.
    • Auto generate CRUD-like services.
  • Export/import of projects.
  • Easier project creation: create new app right from Apps page.
  • Database: File storage API.
  • Easier testing: QR code on test page and on Android build page (for simpler installing).

July 2012

  • Even easier way to create a new mobile app.
    • New features in Test features.
    • New and very nice design.
    • Rotate phone when testing.
    • Set different phone size when testing.
    • Test without phone frame.
  • New PhoneGap version.
  • Generate jQuery Mobile screens into one file.

June 2012

  • Appery.io Database (beta).
  • There is a lot of work behind the scenes to make Appery.io app builder much faster and greatly improve performance.
  • Simplified app creation.
    • Instead of having two different app types (mobile and PhoneGap), we are merging the two together. You no longer need to decide what kind of an app you are going to build when you create it. You will be able to build a pure mobile web app (with hosting) or add native components.
  • New List component options.
  • Improvements to source code export.
  • Improvements to Test feature (phone frame will be an option) — if time permits.

May 2012 (released)

  • Code generation (major) improvements. Image and page names will be kept as named, for example.
  • Appery.io app builder embeddable version. The version can be embedded on another site.
  • Visual builder improvements.
    • Make it easier to delete an element.
    • Breadcrumb-like view that shows element nesting.
    • Make it easier to add events/actions to an element.
  • Windows Phone source export.
  • Plug-ins parameters, useful for specifying service keys and other authentication information.
  • Visual mapping improvements.
  • QR codes to binary export result pages to make it simpler to install the app on a device.

April 2012

  • New components.
    • Date picker.
    • Carousel.
  • Ability to add any property to a UI element (without JavaScript, via More Properties window).
  • Data mapping improvements.
    • We are working on adding mapping support for all jQuery Mobile components.
  • iOS binary build.
  • PhoneGap, jQuery Mobile updates to latest (stable) versions.

March 2012

  • Custom CSS support.
  • Insert any custom HTML code.
  • More updates to visual data mapper.
    • Plugins (pre-packaged services, pages, project templates).
  • New jQuery Mobile themes.
  • Code generation changes.
    • Instead of generated screen names, actual screen names will be used when app is exported.

February 2012

  • Upgrade to PhoneGap 1.4.
  • Ajax navigation.
  • Swipe events.
  • HTML5 audio component.
  • Integration with StackMob – new security component that supports oAuth.
  • Updates to visual data mapper.

Updated 10 months ago

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