App Programming / Visual Coding

Articles regarding programming app logic/behavior and using Aquro Visual Coding.

50 articles in this collection
Written by Brandon Landis
Accessing Native Device Features

An introduction to native device features

An introduction to utilizing "native device hardware" like camera, GPS, local storage, and more.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Working with the device's local file system

Here's how you can work with local storage on the device running your app.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

How to use TouchID (fingerprint scanning)

On iOS devices, you can use TouchID to ensure it's the device owner using your app - here's how.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Monetizing your app with AdMob

Aquro makes it easy to monetize apps with the popular AdMob ad network.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Using the microphone on a device

Here's how app users can use their device microphones in your app.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Power management

How to let your app dictate power usage and when a device goes to sleep
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Using the flashlight function on a device

Here's how you can tell your app to turn a device's flashlight on and off.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Using device location services, GPS, and compass

Here's how your app can take advantage of a device's location services
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Working with the device calendar

How to let your app add and remove events to a device's calendar.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Accessing device contacts / phonebook

A look at how you can have your app access a phone's contact list.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Barcode and QR-code scanning with the device camera

Here's how you can allow your app to quickly and easily scan QR- or bar- codes
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Network status / connectivity check

Here's how you can check the connectivity status of a user's device
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

Using the device's camera functionality

A look at how your apps can make use of a phone or tablet's camera
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago
Learn About a Specific Type of Coding Block

How do the "Messages" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which start with the "Messages." prefix.
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How do the "Update" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the "Update." coding blocks in Aquro.
Written by Brandon Landis
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How do the "Variable" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the "variable" category of pre-built coding blocks in Aquro.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

How do the "UI" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's a look at how the UI category of coding blocks can help you write useful Visual Coding scripts in Aquro.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

How do the "Map" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what coding blocks with the prefix "Map." can be used for.
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How do the "Time" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks with the "Time." prefix.
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How do the "Data" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks that have the "Data." prefix.
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How do the "String" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks that have a "String." prefix.
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How do the "Page" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have a "Page." prefix.
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How do the "Numeric" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "Numeric." prefix.
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How do the "Condition" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "Condition." prefix.
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How do the "Device" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "Device." prefix.
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How do the "Cloud" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "Cloud." prefix.
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How do the "Audio" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "Audio." prefix.
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How do the Date Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "Date." prefix.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago

How do the "iOS" Visual Coding blocks work?

Here's what you can do with the coding blocks which have the "iOS." prefix.
Written by Brandon Landis
Updated over a week ago