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Create a collaborative App

The goal of this exercise is to familiarize you with how to create a very simple Input Form. The created App will allow conference participants to locate their workplace, specify their name, gender, and date of registration.

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1) Create the Form that will allow you to enter data into the App. Notice the options "editable" and "queryable";

{
"Description": "Update your identity!",
"attributes": [
{
"label": "Name/First Name",
"name": "name_first_name",
"type": "text"
},
{
"choices": [
{
"label": "Man",
"value": "M"
},
{
"label": "Woman",
"value": "W"
}
],
"label": "Gender",
"name": "gender",
"type": "select"
},
{
"label": "Date",
"name": "register_date",
"type": "date"
}
],
"editable": true,
"fade_when_editing": false,
"name": "Participant",
"queryable": true
}

2) Create a new"Point" type Data Source named "Participants" by clicking on the "+" button from the main menu, then select "New data source".

3) Add the 3 configured fields, mapped into the previous Form.

  1. name_first_name (text)
  2. gender (text)
  3. register_date (date)

4) Be sure to link the "Participants' Form to your new Data Source;

5) Create a new map with an area of interest on the city of your choice, and add your "Participants" layer.

6) Please classify the layer by men and women with different symbology;

7) Save your map and name it with your username like this: "[your name]_Participants"

8) Click on the "+" button again and select "Web Mapping Application".

  • Name your Web mapping application
  • Select your "[your name]_Participants" map
  • Active the "Feature editing of a single layer" and "Geolocated" option
  • Explore the "Config.JSON" and "Advanced..." sections
  • Save your application

9) Start the application by clicking on the "Run application" button on the far right;

10) Click on the "+" button in the app to add the location of your provenance and enter the information of the Form;

11) Et vouala!

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