Tips and Tricks

Learn how to customize the List and Cards presentation in a view.

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Tips and Tricks
Tuesday, January 9, 2024PrintSubscribe
List and Cards

Effective data presentation can make or break an application. Developers have an option to render the list items and cards for a custom presentation of the field values mixed with the text, hyperlinks, actions, and images.

Customize your list items and cards with JavaScript!

Here is how the Edit and Delete actions are represented in the items and cards when specified as icons.

The data controller actions can render as icons in the item and layouts. The vast library of Google Material Symbols provides the source of beautiful pictograms for an application created with Code on Time app builder.

The cards of product categories have the category image and text centered side-by-side in the middle.

The minimal JavaScript code and HTML markup can liven up the default rendering of even the simplests sets of data.
Thursday, December 7, 2023PrintSubscribe
Activation of Legacy Versions

Customers with the expired product activation codes can activate the legacy versions of Code On Time on the new devices with the help of the Activator Utility. This may be necessary on the newer Windows devices that are incompatible with the previous versions of our product.

This is the typical output of the Activator Utility. The utility downloads the prerequisites and the licensed code generation library files. The process is complete when the “Done” message is displayed. You can begin using Code On Time when the product activation has been completed.
Learn about the Activator Utility if you are planning to use the legacy version of Code On Time on the new device.
Monday, May 29, 2023PrintSubscribe
Tutorial: Multi-Factor Authentication

Many organizations adopt security systems that require their users to enter a numeric time-based verification code generated by an authenticator app installed on the user’s mobile device. The unique secret key is associated with the user account in the application database. Authenticator app uses the same secret to generate a new verification code periodically and does not require a network interaction with the application. The server-side code generates the verification code in real time and compares it to the one provided by the user. If the correct verification code is not provided at the time of sign in, then the access to the application is not granted even if the user is entering the correct username and password combination.

The username, password, verification code in the text message or email, and the phone with the authenticator app with optional fingerprint scan or face recognition are the components of the multi-factor authentication.
The prompt to enter a verification code is displayed after the successful confirmation of the username and password. Users must enter the verification code displayed on the screen of their mobile device in the authenticator app or request the verification code through other available methods. The backup codes are accepted in the Backup Code input.
The Google Authenticator app in the picture shows the verification code after the QR code was scanned in the 2-Factor Authentication setup form of an application created with Code On Time. The name of the app and the username are displayed above the code. This makes it easy to locate the verification code of a specific application.