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QuickBase Native Mobile App Generator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241561D
Publication Date: 2015-May-11
Document File: 2 page(s) / 98K

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The IP.com Prior Art Database

Related People

Mihir Ayachit: AUTHOR [+4]

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158910: IP.COM

Abstract

The ability to transform a QuickBase table form into the appropriate standardized layout schema for mobile operating systems. This schema and the appropriate processing logic for iOS/Android is automatically added to a standard native mobile app code base so that a new application can be created and loaded onto a mobile device.

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Abstract:

The ability to transform a QuickBase table form into the appropriate standardized layout schema for mobile operating systems. This schema and the appropriate processing logic for iOS/Android is automatically added to a standard native mobile app code base so that a new application can be created and loaded onto a mobile device.

Detailed Description:

The Problem:

A small business owner has a QuickBase app for their business that has employees who perform field work. Each type of employee who journeys into the field has their own table within the QuickBase app where they log each site visit and any specific details regarding that work. QuickBase does not have a mobile friendly website and employees do not always work where there is an internet connection.

The Solution:

A small business owner has a QuickBase app for their business that has employees who perform field work. Each type of employee who journeys into the field has their own table within the QuickBase app where they log each site visit and any specific details regarding that work. The small business owner would create a new form that is a simplified list of fields with no form rules. This form would use basic field types such as date, date / time, text, number, phone number, email address, and checkbox. Form rules would be ignored as well as any specific layout to ensure the form conforms to the native mobile experience on the respective operating system. After the form is created the small business user clicks a new "Submit as Application" button on the form management grid that would execute business logic to make sure none of the above described rules are violated. After processing the form and finding no errors QuickBase would prompt the user asking for which operating system they wish to generate an application for (iOS or Android). After the user selects their operating sy...