DMXzone App Connect Manual Support

Next generation client side framework for data driven web sites and apps

DMXzone App Connect is the next generation client side framework and base ground for a handful of additional components, which allow you build dynamic web sites and apps, the most modern way possible. It comes with phenomenal rendering speed of dynamic data and you have visual and direct access to custom components, dynamic attributes and events and smart data form inputs.

Last but not least DMXzone App Connect is fully compatible with DMXzone Server Connect and DMXzone Bootstrap 3, which lets you build modern, fully responsive and dynamic data driven sites and apps. 

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Highlights

Blazing Fast Runtime

Ultralight library of just 15kb gzipped for the best performance. No jQuery required!

Lightning Rendering Speed

Ultra-fast rendering of data compared to industry standard React and VueJS.

Extendable Client Side Framework

Boostable by additional components like data traversal, data view, record and more.

Visual App Data Structure

Clear workflow to have overview of your components, events, inputs and more.

Revolutional Sites & Apps Builder

No more server/Dreamweaver behaviors and jQuery for building dynamic sites and apps.

No Coding Required

The visual builder generates all the code for you. No need to hand-code anything.

Features

Great App Connect structure

Fantastic preview of your app components with their properties, which are automatically synced in design, live and code view.

Custom components for more complex apps

Define new types of HTML elements compatible with the HTML5 Custom Elements v1 web standard.

Smart components with reusable data

HTML forms and their input fields become fully data aware. You can use their values in expressions, react on changes and even get the status of your HTML5 validation, automatically set the right validation classes and show a message.

Dynamic attributes

Create a full list of dynamic attributes, which you can apply on certain conditions. Required, disabled, show/hide or toggle class, it's all possible in DMXzone App Connect.

Dynamic events

Dynamically bind on any event and call a component action with many event modifiers.

Smart Context Sensible Data Bindings Picker

The smart context sensible data bindings picker lets you choose your data from the designated data bindings pickup dialog.

Component Actions Picker

On dynamic events you can use the components actions picker to choose on which component what action should be called and its parameters.

No jQuery dependency

DMXzone App Connect is based on pure JavaScript and support all modern browsers from IE9+

Full Compatibility with DMXzone Server Connect

Use DMXzone Server Connect to connect to your database and your data, which you want to populate on your website or app. All client side data can be easily browsed by DMXzone App Connect's data bindings pickup dialog.

Awesome dynamic data rendering speed

The time compares to industry standard React and VueJS. DMXzone App Connect render speed is up to 4.8 faster for 2000 records, compared to HTML5 Data Bindings, which is an amazing result and improvement.

Showcases

Add-ons

Requirements

Product: Dreamweaver CC 2015+

History

Version 1.1.7

  • Added support for the upcoming App Connect Slideshow
  • Updated the dmx-on dynamic event attribute to support data bindings expression in it
  • Updated Server Connect Form component for IE bug

Version 1.1.6

  • Improved Data Binding pickup and meta data fetching for Server Connect
  • Added "load" and "ready" dynamic events for the App
  • Added quick first child node selection on the HTML nodes inspector
  • Added quick parent node selection on the Text nodes inspector

Version 1.1.5

  • Added support for the new App Connect Medium Editor
  • Greatly improved rendering speed of the the App Connect inspector panel
  • Improved dropdown and multi selection controls working as well their dark theme styling
  • Make regular Textarea as separate App Connect control and allow conversion to Medium Editor
  • Optimized App Connect Action Picker for smaller screen sizes

Version 1.1.4

  • Added support for the new App Connect reCAPTCHA extension

Version 1.1.3

  • Full Support for App Connect Form Validator
  • Added Support for the upcoming App Connect Form Validator Unicode Add-on
  • Improved compatibility with App Connect in Dreamweaver Templates

Version 1.1.2

  • Support for the upcoming App Connect Form Validator
  • Speed improvements in integration with Server Connect
  • Fixed a lot of DW CC 2017 bugs on Mac related to Server Connect integration

Version 1.1.1

  • Added more closer integration with DMXzone Extension Manager
  • Improved internal parameters checking and conversion

Version 1.1.0

  • Great improvements to the Actions Picker dialog - now you can edit existing actions, even onces with dynamic parameters like the Server Connect load action
  • Simplified parameters entry on the Action Picker, actions properties - just use expressions there!
  • Removed the 30secs timeout for server connect actions
  • Support for the new App Connect State Management
  • Support for the new Bootstrap 3 Paging Generator 2
  • Prepare for the new App Connect Form Validator and validation rules on the inspector

Version 1.0.9

  • Support for Bootstrap 3 Form Designer Checkbox and Radio groups
  • Automatically name App Connect components without ID in the Data Bindings Picker
  • Fixed preventDefault working on app connect component events
  • Removed deprecated datetype type on input fields - should be used date or time separately according the html5 standard
  • Added Static Value entry for checkbox and radios controls on the App Connect Inspector

Version 1.0.8

  • Support for the Bootstrap 3 Generators
  • Improved element insertion directly from the Text Node Inspector, to go on the current selection
  • Improved Data Bindings pickup within the Actions Picker - it now respects the current scope
  • Fixes error on form element with the name id

Version 1.0.7

  • Support for the DMXzone Bootstrap 3 extensions
  • Added new general "title" dynamic attribute in the Display popup menu group
  • Improved general HTML tag and text inspector - now you can add App Connect components directly there with the ( + ) behind the tag title in the inspector
  • Action Picker Improvements - do not show components without actions
  • Fixed upload progress for DMXzone Server Connect actions

Version 1.0.6

  • Greatly improved Internet Explorer support now for IE10 and IE11
  • Support for the upcoming DMXzone App Connect Browser

Version 1.0.5

  • Full support for the new HTML5 Animate CSS 2
  • New $index data property for all repeaters data to indicate the record number. Useful for calculations for example with HTML5 Animate CSS 2 animation durations and delay.
  • Improved query string handling
  • Auto generate an APP ID for new pages where App Connect is inserted
  • Allow component IDs to contain upper case

Version 1.0.4

  • New component for Date and Time! Now you can display the current time on a specific interval and also use it for calculations with the DMXzone App Connect Data Formatters!
  • Automatic related App Component files and Components update on page open
  • Full DMXzone App Connect Data Formatter compatibility
  • Preparation for HTML5 Animate CSS 2

Version 1.0.3

  • Prepare for the upcoming DMXzone App Connect Data Formatter
  • Added Submit and Reset as Form actions
  • New Conditional Region component added in favor of the If dynamic attribute that is removed
  • Added name as possible dynamic attribute for generating data dependent expression names
  • Dynamic attributes are now possible on all valid HTML tag attributes
  • Improved Server Connect component with query parameters
  • Improved Data Bindings Picker to show all related data structures
  • Auto clean up components ID names and the Query Parameters to contain only valid lower case characters
  • Fixed the text and value field data picker for the dynamic select control
  • Fixed dmx-text and dmx-html attributes

Version 1.0.2

  • New Dynamic Attribute: Style for setting a specific inline CSS style with dynamic data expressions
  • New debounce option for dynamic keyboard events to execute the event only after after a certain delay and not too often
  • Added Server Connect static events for DMXzone App Connect with the Behavior Connector picker
  • Fixed Static events picker for Behavior Connector
  • Fixed dmx-value initial generation - now only with ID
  • Improved DMXzone App Connect selection synchronization when selecting in code view
  • Improved selecting data bindings from a data detail region

Version 1.0.1

  • Great speed improvements in the App Connect panel loading
  • Improved Data Picker dialog for 3 types of data picking:
    • field - just a single field pick
    • expression - a logical expression containing multiple fields and static values like: field1 == 'value1'
    • template - a string template like: /images/{{filename}}.jpg
  • Improved the actions picker eith help texts for the different actions and parameters
  • Increased the default size of the Properties pane in the App Connect panel
  • Improved query params schema editor
  • Actions picker now sets the picked value type automatically to identity
  • Defined query values now available in the data bindings pickup
  • Improvements in refreshing the App Connect tree and current selections
  • Fixed in browser the submitting server connect forms
  • Fixed weird panel resizing on the Mac - was going at the opposite direction.
  • Improved dark theme for Dreamweaver 2017 - panel resizers are better visible now

Version 1.0.0

  • First release!

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