Let’s Get Stylized!

Let’s Get Stylized Databasics Using the styled() function is a great way to add pop & pizzaz to your database.  The styled() function takes up to 3 elements – styled(text, color, icon).  Text: This element can be hardcoded or any text field. This is the only required field for the styled() function. Color: Indicates what color the formula […]

Bulk Operations

Bulk Operations Databasics Do you like making repetitive changes to “every” record in your database? Yeah, neither do we. We’re in luck because Ninox has given us a very powerful tool when it comes to making updates to multiple records. It’s called (as you would imagine), Updating Multiple Records and it’s located in menu accessed […]

CASA4KIDS by Nioxus

Databasics CASA4KIDS by Nioxus Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children. The primary responsibilities of a CASA volunteer are to gather and review documents and records, interview the children, family members and professionals in their lives and work to ensure that the children under their care are […]

New Progress Thermometer Template

Databasics New Progress Thermometer Template now available in the Membership Portal Adding an animated progress thermometer to your Ninox database solution will add an informative and visually appealing dimension to your application. Users will now know exactly how much of a process has been completed and how much remains via any one of the six […]

Pop-ups, Look-ups and Links… Oh my!

Databasics Pop-ups, Look-ups and Links… Oh my! The latest release of Ninox introduced many game-changers, and at the top of that list are the new display mode options for reference fields and the Dynamic Choice and Multiple-Choice fields. Ever since these features came out, the Nioxus help desk has been receiving a lot of questions […]

Displaying Animated Progress Thermometers

Displaying Animated Progress Thermometers Databasics It’s always nice to see how long a process has been running and how much run-time is left. And while many processes can be run server-side using the do as server function, there are times when server-side processing does not deliver the optimal user experience. At those times, it’s nice […]

A New Way to Build Many-to-Many Relationships

A New Way to Build Many-to-Many Relationships Databasics New features are always exciting and Ninox version 3.3.0 is packed with them. But every once in a while, a product enhancement comes along that is more than a feature; it is a completely new way of doing things. And that’s what we have with the new […]

Solution Application: Compound Constraints

Solution Application Compound Constraints Constraints are one of those incredibly powerful and equally under-used features in Ninox that as soon as you understand how to use them, you wonder how you ever lived without them. In this remake of our original “Working with Constraints” template, we explore dynamic search constraints, repurposing text fields and a […]

Version 3.3.0 and Beyond

Version 3.3.0 and Beyond Databasics While Databasics usually focuses on developments inside the Ninox development platform, today we would like to take a few minutes to talk about the platform itself. With the upcoming release of version 3.3.0, we see yet another huge step forward in the capabilities and raw power of the Ninox system. […]

Reflecting Back and Pushing Ahead

Reflecting Back and Pushing Ahead Databasics As the Global Ninox Community continues its deep dive into the newest Ninox – Beta v3.3.0 – I can’t help but think about how far Ninox has come. My first version was 1.0. Back then, almost a decade ago, tech support consisted of Alex giving you his cell phone […]