April 2022

New feature

  • Data source entries
     Apps using a free plan will have a limit of 10k entries to any data source.

Enhancements

  • iOS 15 Support
    Apps built with Fliplet are supported by iOS15.

March 2022

Enhancements

  • New screen templates

    5 new screen templates are now live in Fliplet Studio

    Quiz/Assessment – The quiz component enables users to answer a series of questions and provides a result
    Benchmark – The benchmark component enables users to evaluate topics and compare them against a standard or other users.
    Decision tree – The decision tree component enables you to create a decision tree style quiz in your app
    Embed – The embed component enables you to add an iframe to your app without using HTML
    Conditional container – The conditional container component enables users to restrict the visibility of certain items depending on the user role

February 2022

New Feature

  • Audit log
    We have added a new feature to Fliplet Studio.
    The audit log feature will enable you to view logs related to your Fliplet account and apps, providing you with the information required to check or diagnose activity within your apps.
    The feature is available for organization admins and any user with the app publisher role.
    See more here.

Enhancements

  • ISO certification
    Fliplet is officially ISO 27001 certified! We now fully comply with this international standard on how to manage information security. Get in touch with us for any further details.
  • Media files 
    Media files added to Fliplet Studio above 3840px will be resized to optimize performance

  • Marketing template

    We have made some updates and improvements to the Marketing template
    Update to the main menu layout – now easier to navigate to each section of the app
    The following features have all been upgraded from low code to no code, enabling users to easily create and amend their own app features:

    1. Maps
    2. Analyze content
    3. Quiz/Assessment
    4. Benchmarking
    5. Decision Tree
    6. Embed URL

    Click here to learn more.

  • Password complexity added to password form field
    The password field now includes password complexity rules to add security to app logins. 
    Passwords created using the form field must now be at least 8 characters, contain at least 1 uppercase character, contain at least 1 lowercase character, contain at least 1 number, and contain at least 1 symbol.
    Users will be prompted with a reminder for this.

  • Additional validation for Google and Apple app submissions
    When submitting an app to be published we have added validation to confirm the required fields of app icon, splash screen, and screenshots have been added to the submission details.

  • PDF for android 
    We have made some general improvements to the way PDF files are accessed and downloaded using an Android device. You should now have simpler access to any PDF files downloaded or opened from within an app.

January 2022

Enhancements

  • Filter numbers by range
    Numbers can now be filtered by range (from and to) in the LFD, rather than having to select individual numbers. See more here.

  • Search function for app and screen templates
    We have added the option to use search when choosing app templates or screen templates. This will enable you to quickly narrow down the right template for your use case. 
    You can find the search bar in the top right of the screen and app templates screens

December 2021

New template

  • Event
    The Event template enables you to create an app that supports multiple events, both in person, virtual, and hybrid with apps. It offers additional features to attendees and enables data capture for users. Learn more here.

Enhancements

  • Directory Template

    We have added some additional screens with new features to the Directory template.

    Home – Users will be taken to the home screen after logging in, enabling the user to select items from the menu to be directed to the relevant screens. See more here.

    Groups – The groups screen will display a list of departments or committees, enabling users to view group information and its members. See more here.

    Groups org chart – The group org chart works in the same way as the main org chart displaying groups instead of directory users. See more here.

  • Data sources
    Data sources now correctly display applicable data as an array. Data to be included in an array will be inside square brackets. Learn more here.

  • LFD
    An additional field type option of “number” has been added to the data view settings. Summary view field types can now be amended.
    Learn more here.

November 2021

  • New screen templates

    7 new screen templates are now live in Fliplet Studio

    Discussion Forum & Edit/Manage discussion – enabling a discussion feed for your app’s users and a form for users to add or edit their post

    Email verification – add security to your app with an email verification screen

    Document library – enable users to browse and access documents in your app

    Content Screen 7 – highlight a video in your app

    List with people – add a link to another user within the detail view
    Learn more here

    LFD with accordions – add dropdowns to the detail view using accordions
    Learn more here


October 2021

New template

  • Directory

    The Directory template enables you to create an app that gives your users the ability to quickly find key people in their organization and learn about colleagues.
    Learn more here.

September 2021

Enhancements 

  • New link action – logout
    The link action provider has been updated to include a logout option. This enables a logout option to be associated with components and buttons or anywhere you can configure a link action in Fliplet studio. Understand more about the link action provider here.

  • New screen templates

    6 new screen templates are now live in Fliplet Studio.

    Quiz with helpers – Use the quiz to test users with a series of questions and provide a result

    List with enhanced formatting – Add formatting and enhanced logic operations to your list. You can learn more with the support article here.

    Terms – Add a terms screen to your app enabling users to accept before using the app.

    Manage news – Add a new news article to the news feed or edit an existing item by completing the form.

    Form with typeahead field – Enable searching for a person by their name. You can select a person, then search and select more. Learn more here.

    Manage comments – View and remove unwanted comments. Learn more here.

Let us know if you have any thoughts or questions, what you would like to see added to screen templates next, and some more screenshots over on the Fliplet Community.

  • Antivirus Protection

We have added Antivirus protection for all newly uploaded files from both Studio (e.g. file manager and file picker) and Apps (e.g. forms)

    • Files are scanned as soon as they are uploaded. It roughly takes 30 seconds. If a file is found to be infected, it will be quarantined and put in the trash folder and marked as infected when seen via the File Manager

    • Infected files can’t be used in apps or downloaded by app users and studio users.

    • Antivirus definitions in our backend systems are updated every day as new bulletins come in

Coming soon in Q4 to support the new virus scanning –

    • Fliplet will scan all previously uploaded files and report if any viruses were found
    • Fliplet will scan files regularly (e.g. every 3-6 months) as new virus definitions are available so we’re able to detect viruses in previously uploaded files
    • When a virus is found, an email will be sent to organization admins and the Studio user has uploaded a file (when uploaded via Studio).

August 2021

New template 

  • Communication Solution
    Our Comms solution is an all-in-one app that provides groups with the necessary tools to promote transparency, engage users, and bring all collaborative conversations, news updates, and tools into one app available on any device. Engage your team, customers, or audience like never before, promote your culture, and simplify communication across your network.
    Learn more here. Tell us your thoughts on the Fliplet Community.

July 2021

New template 

  • Innovation Management template
    The Innovation Management template enables you to create innovation challenges and to collect ideas from your staff or customers. Learn more about the template here.

New features

June 2021

Enhancements 

  • New screen templates have been added to Studio.
    We have added 12 new screen templates to the Fliplet studio.
    Newsfeed with video and audio, personalized list, event feedback, employee survey, session survey, from with dropdown from data source, form with branching, Twitter feed and 2 new menus one with admin only view. Learn more about screen templates here.

  • Form component will now display a toast message when a user attempts to submit an invalid form, informing them of the error. This message is customizable using JavaScript.

May 2021

Enhancements 

  • Data source improvements. Fixes to improve loading speed and user experience when searching and sorting data.
  • New device preview sizes for Android and Web in Fliplet Studio. To learn more about all device previews see here.

Features

  • Addition of version history to data sources. Version history allows you to preview previous versions of the data source and restore them. To learn more, see the data sources article.

March 2021

Enhancements 

  • New screen templates have been added to Studio.
    We have added 9 new screen templates to the Fliplet studio.
    SSO Login, Feedback form, Edit Profile, Get in touch form, CSV Download and 4 new menu screens.
    Learn more about screen templates here.

  • Keyboard accessibility for app menus, forms and LFDs.

New template 

  • Remote and Office Management Solution template
    The Remote & office management solution template, which will refer to as ROMS, is an update to our Return to Office template. This template creates a solution for managing remote and office staff. Find out more detail here.

February 2021

Enhancements

  • LFD filters
    We have added the ability to filter your data to show a custom set of entries from your data source in your LFD. This allows you to choose from several different logics and value types to completely personalize the data that is displayed in the LFD. To learn more see here.
  • Trash and Restore for File manager
    File manager now allows you to retrieve deleted files, or permanently delete them.
    See here for more information on file manager.

January 2021

Features 

  • Biometrics support added for Android. Learn more about adding biometrics to your app here.

October 2020

Enhancements 

  • Need help links

We have added help links across Studio to help you find support articles when using studio. A ? indicates a link to a support article, to help you find the right support.

September 2020

New template 

  • Marketing TemplateThis template is designed to share content and retain users with a number of interactive features. Ultimately encouraging enquiries for marketing and business development teams.
    The template includes an extensive list of interactive features available for you to select the ones that are relevant for your app. Find out more detail here.

 

Features 

  • Web push notifications

August 2020

Enhancements

  • Data source security
    You can now set security rules for any or all of your apps data sources. All new data sources will require a new rule if you want to use them in an app. To learn more about the data source security see here.
  • LFD appearance settings
    New additions to the appearance settings have been added to help you completely customize the look of your LFD to suit your brand guidelines or needs. To learn more see here
  • Form component 
    We have added the possibility to add an explanation to a field and the possibility to make form fields hidden.  To learn more about the form component see here.

Features 

  • Team plan self sign up
    You can now join the team plan to enable you to launch your native apps without needing to contact us. Find out more about the team plan features here.

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 from 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. 

    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 on 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:

    • Newsfeed – 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