How to build your first MAXapps mobile solution

This tutorial will showcase how to install MAXapps and it is devided into two parts:
-Server side (Maximo and MAXapps server)
-Client / Device side (Android or IOS)

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What is MAXapps:

MAXapps is a Maximo mobile solution that enables to build applications in compliance with your business processes. It is an IBM Maximo mobile solution that increases the engagement of your users and gathers reliable, real-Time information.

1 - Create new MOBILE APP

In Maximo, head to System Configuration / Platform Configuration / MAXapps Designer. Then MAXapps Designer screenYou will be displayed as below:

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Once you presented with MAXapps design screen, click on Add Application in the top level and name the Service Requested to your app in the Label field and forget about the other fields for now.

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Now Click the Apply button then the Save Design button to commit all changes.

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In the MAXapps phone mock-up, click twice on the Service Request icon after that you can start building the functions (Actions) within your app.

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2 - ADD Fields

In the Edit list section, select the following: Set the main Maximo Business Object as SR: The SR view for a service request in the Mboname field. After setting you will then add all these seven SR attributes by typing directly in the Fields box.

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Now, add a default Where Clause by first labeling the Where Clause Name field as SR – Site BEDFORD and entering in the Where Clause field: siteid = ‘BEDFORD’. Ignore the remaining fields.

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Once you add the default Where clause you just hit the Apply button then the Save Design Button. After that the aributes will appear in the MAXapps phone mock-up

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3 - ADD INDIRECT FIELDS

In the Edit List section, click on + Add indirect fields button to unhide Relationship and Fields inputs. After that select the relationship SERVICE ADDRESS and then the Fields STADDRSTREET from that relationship that you want to display.

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Click the Apply button and the Save Design Button. The attributes will appear in the MAXapps phone mock-up. Click the Distribute Design button to send the new Service Request app to your mobile phone

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The Distribute Design button will push the custom-designed app to the MAXapps Server which will notify (by push technique) the mobile user that a new design is applied. You must use the Distribute Design button every time you want to get the latest version of your app design to your organization devices.

3 - Using your App on your Device

To use the created application on your Device, open MAXapps and use the Settings page to connect.

Then tab on your newly created SR app.

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