By Torben Hein -Oracle on Jun 20, 2014
( in via Paul R. )
Oracle BI Mobile App Designer (BIMAD) v2 is a major release that incorporates significant new capabilities, including:
- New map visualization
- Better navigation and contextual awareness
- App level filters and calculated field support
- Completely re-designed calculated field editor UI
- An improved property pane, plug-in SDK, and playground
- New app theme that matches the modern iOS 8 look and feel
- Exploration Template
Including, drag & drop for drop down list and range filter, breadcrumbs for currently selected values, filter with dropdown and range slider, single and multi-value select support.
New way to quickly drill down to show detail data of your interest. Including drag & drop for creating vertical table, 'Group By' support, standard filter, sorting and calculated field support.
- New Map Visualization
It is designed from the ground up for business users to easily visualize their data with Map and to interact on mobile devices to zoom, filter, and drill down.
- New Custom Map
On top of the pre-seeded map types for US states, US counties, etc, it allows customers to add their own regions and maps by simply uploading their own geoJSON files for polygon boundaries. Flexible custom keyword matching is also included as well as support for native interaction and filtering.
- Completely Redesigned Authoring UI
Redesigned, modern and easy to use property pane, simplified toolbar, consistency across various components and support for multiple component selection to set and update configuration all at once.
- New Set of Functions with Redesigned Calculated Field
Calculated Field Editor (previously,'Formula Editor') has been re-designed from the ground up to make the creation of custom calculated fields a lot more intuitive and simple yet flexible with a set of newly introduced functions.
- Application Level Calculated Fields and Filters
Filters and Calculated Fields can now be created and managed centrally at App level. Users can drag and drop to assign Calculated Fields to any component and assign Filers from the newly re-designed Property.
- Plugin SDK and Gallery
Download SDK with sample data, enjoy offline development, a plugin 'playground' with dynamic refresh, remote publish and a standard set of APIs to leverage BIMAD interactive filtering. A new plugin gallery is also included to make existing plugins easy to browse, find and download/upload.
- And much more, including
o Type search in BI Mobile Apps Library
o Upload with drag and drop to refresh Excel data files and upload / replace images
o Share via QR code, link to copy and embed within web pages, blog posts and applications
Where can I find more information?
- Available as OPatch ( 18794832 ) at My Oracle Support
- Home Page on Oracle Technology Network
- Follow @orabimad on Twitter
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