Application Development Framework

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The Application development framework is a package that is developed to help our partners to get started quickly with developing their own web applications, drastically reducing time to market. It already has all the ingredients to make a web application on top of the Datonis IOT Platform:

  • Ruby on Rails - A popular mature framework for building web applications
  • MongoDB - MongoDB is a document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need.
  • ReactJS - React is a declarative, efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building user interfaces.
  • React Bootstrap - The most popular front-end framework, rebuilt for React (uses Bootstrap beneath)
  • JQuery - jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library.
  • Datonis API client

Development prerequisites

Following are recommended before you can start using the application development framework:

  • Basic understanding of object modeling
  • Prior experience with developing web applications will help
  • Basic understanding of Javascript/JQuery. Knowledge of other JS frameworks like AngularJS etc. will help
  • Experience with a scripting language like python, ruby, php will be useful
  • Experience with developing and using REST APIs will be useful

Source code access and documentation

Please reach out to or create a ticket on our Support portal.

The repository has all the documentation required for getting started and writing your own UI pages

Development Environment Setup

Development setup has been tested on following two platforms. Please click the platform you have and navigate to the instructions for setup: