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Enable Apps for AppManager LiveSync Updates

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Select the Progress AppBuilder client you are currently using for development.

IDE

To be able to deliver AppManager LiveSync updates to your users, you need to enable the service for the app. After your users have installed the AppManager LiveSync-enabled app on their devices, you will be able to push updates to them.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.

Procedure

In-Browser

  1. Verify that your app targets Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later.
    1. In the Project Navigator, double-click Properties.
    2. Click General.
    3. In the Cordova Version drop-down menu, verify that Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later is selected.
    4. Close the properties dialog.
  2. In the top menu bar, click Publish and select App Stores.
  3. After selecting your target distribution service, verify that the Enable AppManager LiveSync toggle is set to ON.
  4. Proceed with the Publish wizard.
  5. Distribute your apps to users.

NOTE: This operation enables the Telerik AppManager LiveSync plugin for the release build configuration. You can manage the plugin from the Properties dialog. Do not enable the plugin for the debug build configuration or you might experience issues using AppBuilder LiveSync.

Universal

  1. Verify that your app targets Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later.
    1. In the Project Navigator, double-click Properties.
    2. Click General.
    3. In the Cordova Version drop-down menu, verify that Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later is selected.
    4. Close the properties dialog.
  2. In the top menu bar, click Publish and select App Stores.
  3. After selecting your target distribution service, verify that the Enable AppManager LiveSync toggle is set to ON.
  4. Proceed with the Publish wizard.
  5. Distribute your apps to users.

NOTE: This operation enables the Telerik AppManager LiveSync plugin for the release build configuration. You can manage the plugin from the Properties dialog. Do not enable the plugin for the debug build configuration or you might experience issues using AppBuilder LiveSync.

Windows

  1. Verify that your app targets Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later.
    1. In the Project Navigator, double-click Properties.
    2. Click General.
    3. In the Cordova Version drop-down menu, verify that Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later is selected.
    4. Close the properties dialog.
    5. If prompted, save your changes.
  2. In the top menu bar, click Publish and select App Stores.
  3. After selecting your target distribution service, verify that the Enable AppManager LiveSync check box is selected.
  4. Proceed with the Publish wizard.
  5. Distribute your apps to users.

NOTE: This operation enables the Telerik AppManager LiveSync plugin for the release build configuration. You can manage the plugin from the Properties dialog. Do not enable the plugin for the debug build configuration or you might experience issues using AppBuilder LiveSync.

Visual Studio

  1. Verify that your app targets Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later.
    1. In the Solution Explorer, double-click Properties.
    2. Click General.
    3. In the Cordova Version drop-down menu, verify that Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later is selected.
    4. Close the properties dialog.
    5. If prompted, save your changes.
  2. In the top menu bar, click AppBuilderPublish <app_name>App Stores.
  3. After selecting your target distribution service, verify that the Enable AppManager LiveSync check box is selected.
  4. Proceed with the Publish wizard.
  5. Distribute your apps to users.

NOTE: This operation enables the Telerik AppManager LiveSync plugin for the release build configuration. You can manage the plugin from the Properties dialog. Do not enable the plugin for the debug build configuration or you might experience issues using AppBuilder LiveSync.

CLI

  1. Verify that your app targets Apache Cordova 4.0.0 or later.

    1. In the command prompt, run the following command.

      appbuilder mobileframework
      
    2. If your app does not target Apache Cordova or later, run the following command.

      appbuilder mobileframework set <Version>
      
  2. Verify that you are logged in the Telerik Platform.
  3. In the command prompt, navigate to the directory that contains your app.
  4. Run the following command.

    appbuilder plugin add com.telerik.LivePatch --release
    

Next Steps

Create and manage AppManager LiveSync updates.

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