5 main building blocks of the new Visual Builder Cloud Service by Herman Mensinga

imageOracle introduced the new version of Visual Builder Cloud Service. This version is not just aimed at the Citizen Developer, in the end an experienced JavaScript can do nice things with it.

In this blog I will have a look at 5 of the 6 main building blocks you build a VBCS applications with:

  1. REST service connections
  2. Flows and Pages
  3. Variables
  4. Action Chains
  5. UI Components

Putting all of this in one blog is a lot, so this is a lengthy one. The final result can be found here.

With VBCS you can create a lot using Drag and Drop! But in the end you have to be aware that it is all Javascipt, HTML5 and CSS you are creating. And it is all build on JET!

Before we can start with these concepts, I create a New Application.

Rest Service Connection

I start with creating some endpoints for a publicly available REST API, https://docs.openaq.org/ An API with Air quality measurements

This API contains several endpoints, the graph I am going to create uses the measurements API. As I am from the Netherlands, I use data from the Netherlands in this blog.

First I create the Service Connection based on the Cities endpoint.

1. Create Service Connection by Service Endpoint. Read the complete article here.

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