Oracle BI Mobile App Designer v2 is Now Available

( in via Paul R. )

The News:
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

What’s New

  • 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.
  • Sidebar
    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?

(layout and post: Torben, authorized: Lia)


I was wondering if there is any way I could get my hands on a document that explains the installation steps and provides information about the requirements, like the required patches etc.
Thank you.

Posted by guest on August 18, 2014 at 08:52 AM CEST #

For documentation visit the related OTN page at:

In Documents section it provides links to Installation Guide and Release Note. The Release Note contains "Requirements and Supported Components.


Posted by .Paul on August 20, 2014 at 04:59 AM CEST #

In addition to OTN website advised previously ...

The OBI Mobile Products Documentation Library contains the documents and can be found at:

Related OBIEE Documentation is available at:

The latest OBIEE patches should be applied to ensure use of new functionality. For OBIEE patch information refer to the My Oracle Support (MOS) Doc ID 1488475.1.


Posted by Paul on August 21, 2014 at 03:53 AM CEST #

Hi Presently i have done the MAD configuration with the below env.
Weblogic Server:
OS: Windows7 64bit

My MAD app is working fine but now i want to upgrade the MAD version to MAD v2.
So please let me know what are all the patches i have to apply and the steps to apply the patches for the upgrade.

Posted by Rakesh on February 17, 2015 at 07:43 AM CET #

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