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πŸš€ What's New (29-Sep): Exporting your Draftbit app, Display Images from Airtable, Setting up the first screen of your app, and more

 

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Hi Community πŸ‘‹ Let's learn what's new at Draftbit this week.

πŸ₯³ New Blog Posts on our "new" Draftbit Blog

We have got a new Draftbit blog on our website at draftbit.com/blog where we are consistently pushing new content.

Here are the latest posts from the blog:

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Which no-code/low-code backend could be good for your app?

In the post 11 Best No-Code and Low-Code Back-Ends for 2021. We aim to highlight some of the best no-code/low-code back-end platforms for you to use. We highlight their unique features, if the tool offers scalability, and if it is flexible enough or not.

Lastly, for each tool, there is a sneak peek into their pricing plans. Read more ↗️

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This tutorial will show you how to create a native mobile app from scratch using Supabase as the back-end database and Draftbit as the mobile app. Read more ↗️

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This tutorial will show you how to create a native mobile app from scratch using Backendless as the back-end database and Draftbit as the mobile app. Read more ↗️

πŸ“ New and updated Docs

We are constantly trying to improve Draftbit's documentation. Recently, we released new documentation sections to support your journey on building a no-code app. We also answered some of the most commonly asked questions in Draftbit's Community:

🌁 Fetching Images from an Airtable Base

Airtable allows storing images as an Attachment field type in a Base. It sends a JSON object as a response, filled with different field types. How would you use the image URL to display them on your app screen? Learn more ↗️

πŸ“±How to configure up your App's first screen

You can configure the Initial Route property for a Root Navigator and set its value to a screen or a nested navigator. Learn more ↗️

πŸ“² How to export your Draftbit app

If you are on the Pro plan, you can export your Draftbit application. Inside the builder, you start the process by clicking on Code from the top bar and then click "Export App". you will need a set of tools on your local machine configured if you are looking forward to testing the app locally. Learn more ↗️

πŸš€ UI Changes inside the builder

Over the last week, we updated the Data Modal. You definitely get the bigger modal screen but also all the endpoints shown for your service have improved labels (corresponding to HTTP request method) next to them.

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πŸ”₯ Looking for an ultimate low-code stack?

Shoutout to our friends at Hasura who recently posted shared their thoughts on building apps with a low-code stack. Read more ↗️

If you are looking to connect and build using Hasura and Draftbit, they have got an in-depth guide here ↗️ that you can read through.

Catch you next week!