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Speed up your Mendix page load time

At a customer session, I was reviewing a dashboard with 3 lists containing data from an integration. The first thing that crossed my mind was: “After the login the user needs to wait a long time before he sees anything of the page, because of the performance of the...

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Virus Scan 4 Mendix

When you have an app that users can use to upload files, there is always a risk that the file can cause problems. If you or your customer wants to protect their app from malware, phishing, spam and other malicious content, the Virus Scan 4 Mendix is the...

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Great feedback-notifications in your app (install in 58 sec!)

25 may 2016 – In Mendix you can use the standard messages like: Info, Error, Warning. These messages are very in-your-face and you have to confirm that’s OK :-? It’s more user friendly to use a standard widget for notifications. Mendix has a widget that can show a nice notification based on Noty (http://ned.im/noty/). But with this module you get more nice notification feedback to your user.

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How to use the Reporting 4 Mendix Module?

19 april 2016 – You’re app contains big data and you want to show your clients some nice things what you can do with this data, but what are you going to use in your Mendix App? Which combinations can you make with the Module Reporting 4 Mendix? It’s all the new blog Pim wrote about Reporting 4 Mendix module.

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Find what you’re looking for with Appronto Spotlight search

1 october 2015 – Sometimes you create solutions for your app because you see yourself doing things over and over again in the same slow way…That’s what happened to me! A short while ago we created an app for a customer with a back office that has lots of functionalities. The navigation to some of these pages is sometimes 5 or 6 clicks away. Not very efficient in my opinion. Because I love the way Apple solves user experience challenges, I was wondering if I was capable of creating Apple’s Spotlight search for Mendix.

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Word Merging For Mendix, Finally

1 june 2015 – Appronto recently released the Word Merging For Mendix module based on the Aspose.Words component. This is a very powerful solution for document generation. Especially when it comes to complex document templates with much styling, it will cost you days configuring the right template within Mendix. As every Mendix Business Engineer knows: configuring rich templates with conditional styling (user x wants a bold header, user y wants it underlined, etc.) is very time consuming and a hard thing to do.

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Creating complex screens with Mendix which are user and keyboard friendly

20 april 2015 – If you have worked with the Mendix application, you are probably familiar with users requesting for more keyboard friendliness. In the end, keyboard friendliness is about usability and therefore extremely important.

In this post I will describe how we created a very (keyboard) friendly screen for a application for one of our customers.

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