May 2020

New Features

  • Code Library

    Our new code library, available here, will guide you in adding custom code to your Fliplet apps. This should help you create many new features and customize your apps even further.

 

April 2020

New Templates

  • Expenses Template

    The expenses template can be used to manage your expense process. This template is also a broader example of workflow features in an app. Some of the template features include:  

    • Submit expenses 
    • Notifications 
    • Admin options
      • Review expenses from staff
      • Access historic expenses
      • View reporting 
      • Manager users (add/modify user’s profile)

 

March 2020

New Features

  • Scheduled and Segmented Notifications

    In addition to a full overhaul of the notification system in Fliplet Studio, we have also added the ability to schedule and segment notifications. This means for push and in-app notifications you can allow specific users to get notifications at a specific time and day. Read more about notifications here.

    Status: Live

Enhancements

  • Improved Poor Connection/Offline Functionality

    Devices with poor connection or offline can now alert users (ask Fliplet support for custom code). Data sources can also update incrementally to decrease the necessary bandwidth for updates.

 

February 2020

Enhancements

  • Improved Setup Wizard

    When building new apps, you will now see an improved setup wizard that will prompt you to:

    • Select a Template

    • Name your app and add an icon

    • Download Fliplet viewer for previewing & testing

    • Invite other people to work on the app

  • Agenda-type LFD Improvements

    The Agenda style List from Data Source component has been updated to include search and filter capabilities. You can apply filters to different types of appointments or sessions and search across multiple dates. Learn more about LFDs here

  • Shareable URL for screens

    Apps published to the web now include more shareable links for individual app screens. Read more about web publishing

 

January 2020

Enhancements

  • New Screen Layouts

    With the new layout editor we have made several new screen layouts to select from when adding a new screen. These new layouts show off the responsive design that the layout editor and appearance settings make possible. Add a new screen to check out the new layouts!

 

December 2019

New Features

  • New Layout Editor

    The new layout editor allows for new screen structuring and layouts, without needing HTML code. All new apps created from templates in Fliplet will have this new system. If you would like an existing app to be updated, please contact Fliplet support. There are several new articles associated with this feature, but you can get started here.

    Status: Live

Enhancements

  • New Fliplet Viewer

    We’ve released a new version of Fliplet Viewer, available on iOS and Android that is faster, sleeker, and allows for greater functionality. Read more about the app here.

 

November 2019

Code Features

  • Gamification

    Our new gamification package allows you to configure gamification logic, such as a scoring system and achievements, for your app. Read more about gamification here.

    Status: Beta

 

October 2019

Code Features

  • Organization Level Encryption

    This allows you to encrypt data for each organization in your app, preventing any of your clients accessing any data other than their own. Read more about that in our developer documentation here.

    Skills required: Javascript

 

September 2019

Enhancements

  • iOS 13 Support

    As part of our review, Fliplet found a critical issue with iOS 13, the latest version of Apple iOS released 19 September 2019. All apps published for iOS must be updated. Read more about this here.

  • Firebase Analytics Support

    Google Analytics is moving to Firebase Analytics in October for mobile apps. We are updating Fliplet to support Firebase. See this article to migrate your analytics.

Code Features

  • Document Automation

    This feature will enable the creation of Word .Docx files from within apps, dynamically inserting values from user-submitted information into a template.

    Skills required: Javascript

    Status: Live

 

July 2019

New Features

  • File Searching

    Inside the Fliplet file manager, you can now search for files inside a specific folder or all folders.

    Status: Live

  • 64-Bit App Android Support

    If you have gotten a message about updating your app from Google don’t worry! We’ve added support for 64-bit apps. As long as you update your app before August 2021, nothing will change. For more information, see this article.

    Status: Live

Enhancements

  • Form Builder – Image Upload

    The image upload field in the form builder now includes thumbnails of any image files that are added. In addition, if a user uploads a file that is beyond the selected width and height, the system will automatically resize it.

    Status: Live

  • List from Data Source Improvements

    Several improvements have been made to the list from the data sources component. Overall filtering, search, and showing bookmarks now work faster. Also, there have been extra options added for filters and query parameters as more advanced features.

    Status: Live

 

June 2019

New Templates

  • Sales Enablement Template

    A sales enablement app can help support your staff by including more details about your whole company. Some of these details include:  

    • Services/Products – with separate pages for each service

    • Locations – with separate pages for each location including the website, key contacts and more.

    • Company News

    • Useful Documents

    • Case Studies

New Features

  • Improved Appearance Settings

    With the new appearance settings, you have many more options for sizing and position components. You can also apply settings to one specific component, and separate settings for mobile, tablet, and desktop devices. For more in the appearance settings, see this article.

    Status: Live

  • Improved web app URL sharing

    Web apps now have better and more readable links, allowing you to share specific screens as a URL. If a login is required, the user will be redirected to the Login screen first, then taken to the original link. This will also work for mobile apps.

    Status: Live

Enhancements

  • Developer Documentation Site Improvements

    Our website for developer documentation, including API information, has gotten a facelift. It is now much easier to see and browse different sections with the left-hand menu. 

    Status: Live

Code Features

  • Decision Trees

    A decision tree will ask the user a set of questions and based on the answer intelligently hide or show other questions. Once the user has supplied the required answers the app will display a result.

    Skills required: Simple CSS and Javascript

    Status: Live

 

May 2019

New Templates

  • Event App Template

    The event app template takes many common components, as well as some custom functionality, to make it quick and easy to build and maintain an event app. Some of the features include: 

    • Agenda – with live polling, session feedback, questions, bookmarking sessions

    • Newsfeed – with commenting, liking, bookmarking

    • Attendees and speakers list

    • Interactive floorplan

    • Chat

    • Event feedback

    • Discussion/ Public Forum

    • Notification inbox

    • Admin menu – to update content outside of Fliplet studio

  • Directory Template

    The directory template is a great example of an internal app you can use to connect people across your company. Some features include:

    • Staff directory – includes lists to highlight new starters and upcoming birthdays

    • Office directory – with information for different locations

    • Office services list – such as a number to IT, or meeting room services

    • Social updates – highlight new employees, birthdays, and more

    • Chat 

    • Floor plan

    • Notifications – send notifications out to app users

  • Internal News Template

    Internal News through an app is a great way to keep employees up to date on the company. Features include:

    • News feed – includes search, filter, commenting, liking, bookmarking

    • Suggested news – let app users contribute ideas

    • Forums – let users start up discussions

    • Events – notify users of upcoming company events

    • Recognition – highlight colleagues who are doing exceptional work

    • Employee Survey – let users give feedback about their workplace

 

April 2019

Code Features

  • Mobile app download on demand

    Apps can download files based on the user’s request. For example, video, audio or files can be downloaded if the user wants them. Downloaded files can be displayed and removed from the device.

    This is a very useful feature if your app has a lot of files that users may want to download so they can use them offline

    Skills required: HTML, CSS, and Javascript

 

March 2019

Code Features

  • Data-Driven screens 

    Data-driven screens can dynamically display a record from a Fliplet data source. For example, if you have a set of products in a spreadsheet you can use this feature to load a product into a screen and avoid producing a screen for each product in Fliplet Studio. 

    This feature is very useful if you have a lot of content you want to display in an app or you want to manage the content for your app in a data source, reducing the number of separate screens.

    Status: Live

    Skills required: Simple Javascript

 

January 2019

New features

  • In App Notifications

    This new component can be added to any screen to allow notifications to users, without the need for push notifications. However, they can be used together. Additionally, a badge can be added to the hamburger menu, showing the number of unread notifications. Further information on notifications can be found in this article.

    Status: Live

Enhancements

  • List (from data source) Directory Layout – Bookmarking

    List items within the directory layout can now be bookmarked. This can be used, for example, by users to create a contact list. More information on the List from data source component can be found in this article.

    Status: Live

 

December 2018

New features

  • System Analytics

    This feature allows you to track data about the usage of each of your apps. You can look at high-level data, or even analyze information per specific user. More information on this will be posted in an upcoming help center article.

    Status: Live