Knowledge Base Navigator

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GeneXus Knowledge Base Navigator (KBN) is an iOS native application that allows GeneXus's users to prototype the iOS online applications they create using GeneXus. It allows traversing the functionalities that a GeneXus Knowledge Base application exposes: Entities and Relationships.

Downloading

You can download KBN from the Apple Store.

Known limitations

To prototype an application that makes use of any of the following features, a compiled application is required.

Offline generated code

Offline applications cannot be prototyped with KBN. This tool only supports interpreted metadata.

Also calling Offline objects (that is, objects with the Connectivity Support property set to Offline) is not supported.

User Controls and External Objects

Custom User Controls and External Objects are not supported in the KBN, only those provided natively by GeneXus can be used.

Notifications

Push notifications will not work when prototyping in the KBN.

Resources

Embedded resources will not work when prototyping in the KBN. That includes:

  • embedded fonts, a default Helvetica font will be used instead;
  • images with varying resolutions are not supported;
  • other embedded resources will not work either, like custom Lottie animations.

See Also

Videos

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