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Democratizing Application Development with Betty Blocks

By : Reinier van Altena
Book Image

Democratizing Application Development with Betty Blocks

By: Reinier van Altena

Overview of this book

This practical guide on no-code development with Betty Blocks will take you through the different features, no-code functionalities, and capabilities of the Betty Blocks platform using real-world use cases. The book will equip you with the tools to develop business apps based on various data models, business processes, and more. You’ll begin with an introduction to the basic concepts of the Betty Blocks no-code platform, such as developing IT solutions on various use cases including reporting apps, data tracking apps, workflows, and business processes. After getting to grips with the basics, you’ll explore advanced concepts such as building powerful applications that impact the business straight away with no-code application development and quickly creating prototypes. The concluding chapters will help you get a solid understanding of rapid application development, building customer portals, building dynamic web apps, drag-and-drop front ends, visual modelling capabilities, and complex data models. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained a comprehensive understanding of building your own applications as a citizen developer using the Betty Blocks no-code platform.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1: Citizen Development
Part 2: First Steps on the Betty Blocks Platform
Part 3: Building Your First Application
Part 4: The Pro-Coder

Showing the case details page

Now that we’ve added the option to add files and notes to our case, we also want to show these items when we open the case details.

First, we need to select our Details tab. To do this, we first need to find the wrapper called CRUD with slide-out panel in our component tree. Open the options of this wrapper by double-clicking on the wrapper in the component tree, or by selecting Options from the menu for the component.

Now that we’ve opened the options, we need to select Record view and the Details tab.

Figure 11.30 – Selecting the Details tab

Figure 11.30 – Selecting the Details tab

As you can see, the tab is currently not that wide, and therefore it can’t contain all the information we want to show. So, let’s make it wider first. In order to do this, we need to select the Drawer component in our component tree. This should be the first item on the list. Let’s open the options for this component. Now, we can make the...