InVision 2.1 Released

The main focus for this release has been about adding a more flexible authentication model by supporting OpenID Connect and Azure Active Directory in addition to the existing Windows authentication option. This enables us to support most modern authentication options, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Azure AD and custom user name / password solutions.
We have also improved Users + Permission Management to make it faster and easier to work with, and additionally, added many new capabilities and features to the platform to increase developer productivity and end user experience.

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Creating Workbook Plugins – Conditional Execution of GenericAction

This is part 5 in the series about creating Workbook plugins for Profitbase InVision.

Part 1 : The Basics
Part 2 : Reading data using the Sql Script Web Service API
Part 3 : Writing data using the Sql Script Web Service API
Part 4 : Publishing events to the Workbook
Part 5 : Conditional execution of GenericAction (this one)

Download : Source code and sample database

In this post, we’ll walk through how to configure what to do when the GenericAction of a plugin is called.

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Creating Workbook Plugins – Publishing events to the Workbook

This is part 4 in the series about creating Workbook plugins for Profitbase InVision.

Part 1 : The Basics
Part 2 : Reading data using the Sql Script Web Service API
Part 3 : Writing data using the Sql Script Web Service API
Part 4 : Publishing events to the Workbook (this one)
Part 5 : Conditional execution of GenericAction

Download : Source code and sample database

In this post, we’ll walk through how to publish events from a plugin, so that other components in the Workbook can react and do their thing.

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Creating Workbook Plugins – Writing data using the Sql Script Web Service API

This is part 3 in the series about creating Workbook plugins for Profitbase InVision.

Part 1 : The Basics
Part 2 : Reading data using the Sql Script Web Service API
Part 3 : Writing data using the Sql Script Web Service API (this one)
Part 4 : Publishing events to the Workbook
Part 5 : Conditional execution of GenericAction

Download : Source code and sample database

In this post, we’ll walk through using the Web Service API of InVision to write data to the database. As I mentioned in Part 1, InVision is built using AngularJS, so some experience with that framework is required.

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