March 1st Meeting – Building services with 4D Mobile, Alex Heilmann

March 1st, 2017, 12:00 noon, CST (UTC−6:00)
116 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 3rd floor
Please RSVP if attending in person

Special Topic:
Building services with 4D MobileAlex HeilmannEdinburgh Bicycle Cooperative

Rightly enough, Wakanda is usually marketed as an “app factory”, bundled as a full stack framework in order to develop web applications.  But if you single out the Wakanda server from that bundle and look at its extensive API, you can start seeing Wakanda as a “services factory”.

Coupling 4D and Wakanda via the 4D mobile extension opens up a wide field of solutions to complement 4D in order to run background operations: daily reports, deleting old records, sending emails, etc.

You can already achieve the same with v16 and its messaging system. But how do you do it if you can’t or don’t want to use 4D to create services?  The concept presented is merely an alternative to that messaging system.  There will be a small demo which will be available on bitbucket.

** Ask questions and post comments before and during the presentation via the dedicated discussion thread on Reddit.  We will monitor the thread during the meeting to include comments in the discussion.

To be able to ask questions directly via video chat in the hangout, connect with this link:
http://tinyurl.com/znjaj3r

To follow along with the meeting slideshow, access it here when it is available…
Slides for March 1st, 2017 meeting

Or stream directly on YouTube:

*** It seems Alex got disconnected during his presentation.  See news coverage here.  We plan to record the demo and upload it to the YouTube channel when available.  Thanks for your patience!

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