Development | App Creator Tool

Installation

NOTE: Before you proceed you need to have nodejs and npm installed and Visual Studio Code.

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  • Open Visual Studio Code and go to Extensions tab and find "App Creator Tool".
  • Install "App Creator Tool" extension.
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  • Create new application to work on it.
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  • Use "Project Properties" to customize properties of your feature pack.
    • App ID and App Secret is needed for feature pack build.
    • For proxy development you need to set your CloudUX address and "Development server port" to 443.
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  • In integrated terminal type npm install and wait for modules to install.
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  • Click F5 or in integrated terminal type npm start to run development proxy.
  • !!Notice: you don't need to deploy your feature pack to be able to see it in proxy mode!!
  • !!Notice: Your CloudUX address must be specified in "Project Properties" and it must be running to be able to use proxy development mode!!
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Building

NOTE: For building you need to have docker and helm installed and available in $PATH on your machine.

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  • Once development is done and AppID, AppSecret, Organization were set in "Project Properties" you can build your feature pack.
  • Under "Build" section click "Build feature-pack" button to start the process.
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  • When build process is done you will get notification from VSCode.
  • In your project folder you will be able to see featurepack_name.zip file ready for deployment.