4 step guide to build your first web service with GARNET8 Collaboration Clouds (G8CC).

G8CC empowers Governments, Businesses, Supply Chain and Healthcare. It's a simple framework to manage data within web services. G8CC allows organisations to manage and build on data and business value.

  • 1. Designing your first applications. Businesses and People.
  • 2. Build your applications.
  • 3. Demostrate applications use.
  • 4. Share App and seamlessly manage distributed information.

GARNET8 Collaboration Clouds (G8CC) makes it simple to transform structures and governance rules into web services.

With G8CC you can take your structures and create reusable components. These can then be extended to build on value. This allows you to maximise the value of your transformation and data.

Step Two Build

Businesses Application basic config.

The first step in developing a G8CC App is to configure its basic details.

  • Open Wizard
  • Languages dropdown:
    • English UK
  • Application Name:
    • 'Businesses'
  • Application Description:
    • 'Basic Businesses Application.'
  • Click Next

Businesses Application structure.

  • Build form structure.
    • Drag input type text from left menu.
    • Drop in live green cell.
    • Complete Configuration form.
      • Labels: Business Name:
      • Indexed: Check text:
    • Click Save
  • Repeat for each of the input types.
    • Head Office Details (Title).
    • Address: (Textarea).
    • Post/Zip Code: (Input text).
    • VAT No: (Input text).
    • Office Tel No: (Input tel).
    • Notes: (Textarea).

For inputs and textarea complete label, size and indexing optionally.

For title complete label, heading size (h3) and text align check center.

Businesses App title and define access settings.

  • Click title at top of the form.
    • Type [Space #].
    • Click 'Business Name' from dropdown.
    • This will substitute '@Business Name' for business names value within the title within feeds. e.g. 'Businesses xyz limited'.
  • Click 'predefined access settings'
    • Define access setting for main user type.
  • Click Save.

Your first application is complete and will be available to view in your applications menu.

Click the three stacked boxes to view and then click 'Businesses' to open the form.

People Application.

  • Complete wizard first screen same as 'Businesses'.
    • Change value for 'People'.
  • Second screen within wizard follow businesses instructions for inputs:
    • Input Text.
    • Input Tel.
    • Input Email.
    • Textarea.
  • In the final screen complete title using First Name and Last Name titles.
  • Scroll down for information about
    • Pull/Attach.
    • Input radio.

Pull/Attach creating parent – child structure description.

  • Document Pull/Attach
    • Pull: Embeds the parent information within the child structure.
    • Attach: Child attached to parent through link.
  • This is done using:
    • Predefined App (Businesses)
    • Predefined Inputs.
      • Business Name.
      • Address.
      • Post/Zip Code.
      • Office Tel.
    • Values displayed within Child information depend on parent access setting for specific users to specific information.

You also can use Document Pull or Document Attach to create information relationships from within forms.

Pull/Attach creating parent – child structure configuration.

  • Find Document Pull/Attach within left menu.
  • You may need to scroll down using the two arrows within the menu.
  • Drag the input to the green live cell.
  • Drop the input.
  • Within the displayed screen click 'Businesses' App.
  • Within the next screen, check buttons next to:
    • Business Name.
    • Address.
    • Post/Zip Code.
    • Office Tel.
  • Click Save.

Setting People application work-flow state using radio buttons.

  • Radio buttons create a group of inputs where only one can be selected at any point.
  • Button Titles and values:
    • Lead (lead).
    • Customer (customer).
    • Supplier (supplier).
  • Set Radio title as
    • Peoples State:
  • Complete inputs
    • Value
    • Title
    • Click Save and Repeat for each button.
  • Click Save.

Utilising radio buttons to track state of information within your business is easier to maintain and understand than copying information between applications. Such as CRM's where you may have separate Apps/Tabs for leads, customer, accounts....