Running Omnis on an Ipad
phil at pgpotter.co.uk
Tue Apr 17 07:03:33 EDT 2018
I'll just chip in here also, in the past I have created a solution using
a citrix connection, which for its task worked very well, and like Gier,
I wrote bespoke windows just for use within the citrix client on this
device, which happened to also do bar code scanning...
These days, I wouldn't bother, the java script client is good enough to
write a small subset of requirements for a small device, it looks
better, can work without a network connection, and depending upon the
number of users, can work well...
Indeed I have been looking at this very thing recently, where any single
installation would not exceed probably the 10 user app server licence,
along with the costs of the stand alone licence, and any other modules
you may choose to use, it may not be cost prohibitive to use this as a
solution these days...
Of course, as ever, it depends upon what you are trying to do...
And maybe the limitations of client side executed procedures might
prevent you from doing what you want to do... (a limitation if you run
Based in Chester in the UK.
On 17/04/2018 11:14, Alex Clay wrote:
> Indeed. There is a very good reason iOS has thrived and Windows CE died.
> Alex Clay
> Software Development Manager
> Suran Systems, Inc.
>> On Apr 17, 2018, at 06:11, Geir Fjærli <omnis at sunshinedata.com> wrote:
>> I made an iPad frontend like that for a customer at one time. They found the normal Windows/Omnis interface rather useless on the iPad screen, with tiny entry fields and dropdowns and toolbars for navigation etc., so I created new custom windows in the app with thumb friendly oversized controls for the core functions that they needed on the pad, and hierarchical navigation screens to replace menus and toolbars.. Nothing like a real iOS interface, but at least it was usable. Then the customer scrapped the whole project…
>> Geir :)
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