Advanced Topics

Working with Properties
Properties are values that can be used to observe or modify the behavior of blocks, view or your entire app.   To get the value of a property use an expre...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 10:59 AM
Working with Date & Time
Date & Time   Introduction Date & Time are stored together in the EPOCH number. That's essentially one single long number defining the numbe...
Fri, 7 Feb, 2020 at 1:36 PM
Date & Time Calculations
Date & Time Calculation Tutorial App Click here to install 'Date & Time' Tutorial app in your environment. Calculation ...
Fri, 7 Feb, 2020 at 1:37 PM
Format Date & Time
Formatting Date & Time Please also review Working with Date & Time for more. Definitive Guide to formatting Date & Time EachScape us...
Fri, 7 Feb, 2020 at 1:39 PM
Adding a Selected Icon to a List
Let's say you'd like to flag the current item in a list with a special icon, here's how you can do it. First, when the user taps on item ...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 11:08 AM
Testing for Network Coverage
At times, you may want to have your app detect whether you are in an area of network coverage. Perhaps you want to do different things when you have cellula...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 11:09 AM
Checking the Battery Level
You might want to check the battery level in from within your app. This is easy to do with [[sys:battery]]. [[sys:battery]] returns a number from 0 to 100. ...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 11:15 AM
Checking for App Updates
You may want to check whether there are updates available to an app. We suggest you do this by having a remote data source that contains the information abo...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 11:16 AM
Logging Custom Events
You can insert custom values into the reporting stream and have those appear in a Custom Events report in the Reports tab of the EachScape Builder. This is ...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 11:18 AM
Using Favorites (Bookmarks)
Using the Favorites feature is simple and an easy way to give a user custom filtering on data sources. You may have a Favorites list for each data source. T...
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 11:21 AM