You've completed this tutorial, which means that you're now familiar with the basic steps needed to create, build, and test Uberflip apps. Everything you did to build your demo app is directly applicable to developing "real" apps as well. As a result, you're almost ready to start building your own apps for the Uberflip platform.
Here's what we recommend you do next:
In this tutorial, you learned the basics of app manifests, and built one with premade objects. When you create your own apps, you will need to build and configure app manifests from scratch, so your next step should be to learn more about app manifests and how to work with them.
To do that, read the Building App Manifests guide. In it, you'll learn:
- How to structure app manifests
- What types of objects are available, and what they do
- How to configure each object
- How objects can interact with one another
Often the most effective way to learn is by doing. As you go through the Building App Manifests guide, we recommend getting hands-on and building your own demo app. You can either start completely from scratch, or modify the demo app manifest you created for this tutorial. Try to use as many of the available objects as possible, and experiment with how objects can interact to enable various kinds of functionality.
If you're thinking about building an app that can integrate more deeply with the Uberflip platform, you're going to want to learn more about the Uberflip API. With the API, you can interact with and manipulate Hubs in all kinds of ways, allowing you to realize some really interesting functionality. To learn more, take a look at the API Reference Guide.
Once you have a good understanding of how app manifests (and, perhaps, the Uberflip API) work, you can get started on creating your first real Uberflip app. How you approach this is entirely up to you, but we suggest starting by making a plan that answers these questions:
- How do I want my app to integrate with the Uberflip platform?
- What objects will my app manifest need to achieve this?
- Do the available objects allow me to achieve my initial vision, or do I need to adjust it?
You might find that answering these questions early on saves you a lot of headaches and extra work in the long run!
We can all use a little help from our friends from time to time. If you run into any trouble with developing for the Uberflip platform, we're here for you. Visit our Developer Community to talk to Uberflip developers and product managers, or to get help from other community members.
Thank you for completing this tutorial! We hope you've found it helpful — if you have any feedback on how we can make it better, we'd love to hear from you.
Here at Uberflip, we appreciate and support our developer partners, and we're thrilled that you've chosen to develop for our platform. Good luck — we can't wait to see what you build!
Updated over 3 years ago