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Oracle® Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

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3 Creating Apps

This chapter describes creating and saving a new app.

It includes the following sections:

3.1 Launch the Create App Wizard

Launch the Create App Wizard in one of the following ways:

Both methods are shown in Figure 3-1.

Figure 3-1 Launch the BI Mobile App Creation Wizard

Launching the wizard from BIEE

3.2 Choose Your Device Type

In the App Creation wizard, choose Phone or Tablet as the target device type for your app.

Figure 3-2 Choosing a Device Type

Choose device type dialog

The Mobile App Designer presents a workspace optimized for the device type chosen here.


Although both types can be opened on any device, Oracle recommends that you consider carefully the use case for your app and design for one target device. If your app is for your users to get specific information quickly, a phone app is appropriate. If you intend for your users to spend more time interacting with your app, choose tablet.

3.3 Choose Your Data Source

Select the data source type to use for your app.

Figure 3-3 Choosing a Data Source Type

Choose data source dialog

The Mobile App Designer supports the following data sources:

3.4 Save Your App

Click Finish to save your app. Select a folder location, then enter a name and click OK.

Figure 3-4 Saving the App

Save the app dialog

The app designer opens to display the default cover page. The design area displays as a tablet or phone as appropriate for your device type choice. See Chapter 4, "Designing Apps" to begin designing your app.

Figure 3-5 BI Mobile App Designer

App Designer showing phone canvas