Appcelerator Dashboard Getting Started

This document provides information on how to authorize a browser or device for the AMPLIFY Platform, an overview of the AMPLIFY Platform home page, and how to access and navigate the Dashboard.

AMPLIFY Platform Sign-up

To sign up for access to AMPLIFY Platform and to create an AMPLIFY Platform account:

  1. Navigate to https://platform.axway.com. If this is your first navigation to https://platform.axway.com, the AMPLIFY Platform Overview page is displayed.
  2. To proceed with creating a new AMPLIFY Platform account, click TRY NOW. Clicking TRY NOW will forward you to the AMPLIFY Platform Sign In page.
  3. On the AMPLIFY Platform sign in page, click Register. Clicking Register will forward you to the AMPLIFY Platform Sign Up page.
  4. Enter your email address in the Create your account field. You may alternatively create an account using your GitHub account information.
  5. Once you have entered your email address, click Sign up with Email. Clicking Sign up with Email will forward you to the Check your email page.
  6. Check your email. You should have an email similar to the following in your inbox.
  7. Click Active your Account. Clicking Active your Account will forward you to the Activate Account page.
  8. Enter your first name, last name, password, and confirm your password to continue your account activation.
  9. Optionally, enter your SMS-enabled phone number and click Verify. When you click Verify, a text with a verification code will be sent to your phone.
  10. Enter the verification code in the Verification Code field. Once you enter the verification code, your SMS-enabled phone number will be verified.
  11. Click Accept Terms and Continue to acknowledge that you have reviewed and accepted the Terms of Use. Clicking Accept Terms and Continue will forward you to the User Authentication page.
  12. To authenticate you as a user, click Continue. Clicking Continue will forward you to the AMPLIFY Platform home page. For an overview of the AMPLIFY Platform, refer to AMPLIFY Platform Overview.

AMPLIFY Platform Sign-in

Use the following sign-in instructions if your organization has single sign-on (SSO) enabled.

To sign into the AMPLIFY Platform using single sign-on:

  1. Navigate to https://platform.axway.com. The Sign In page is displayed.
  2. Enter the email address associated with your account. If you do not have an AMPLIFY Platform account, click Register and follow the AMPLIFY Platform Sign-up instructions.
  3. Click Next. Clicking Next will forward you to your organization's Single Sign-on page.
  4. Enter your organization account password and click Sign In. Clicking Sign In will forward you to the AMPLIFY Platform home page. For an overview of the AMPLIFY Platform, refer to AMPLIFY Platform Overview.

Use the following sign-in if your organization does not have single sign-on (SSO) enabled.

To sign into the AMPLIFY Platform using your AMPLIFY Platform password:

  1. Navigate to https://platform.axway.com. The Sign In page is displayed.
  2. Enter the email address associated with your account. If you do not have an AMPLIFY Platform account, click Register and follow the AMPLIFY Platform Sign-up instructions.
  3. Click Next. Clicking Next will forward you to the AMPLIFY Platform Sign-on page.
  4. Enter the password associated with your AMPLIFY Platform account and click Sign In. If you are a member of multiple organizations, you may be forwarded to the Select Organization page.
  5. Select the organization to sign into from the Select Organization drop-down menu.
  6. Click Continue. Clicking Continue will forward you to the AMPLIFY Platform home page. For an overview of the AMPLIFY Platform, refer to AMPLIFY Platform Overview.

AMPLIFY Platform Overview

Once you are signed into the AMPLIFY Platform, the AMPLIFY Platform home page is displayed.

The AMPLIFY Platform home page provides who you are logged in as, your assigned role, and your user account information. The AMPLIFY Platform home page includes the following tiles:

  • Dashboard
  • Application Integration
  • Mesh Governance (Beta)
  • AMPLIFY Choreography (Beta)
  • Syncplicity
  • API Builder
  • App Builder
  • AMPLIFY Runtime Services
  • Mobile Backend Services

Dashboard

The Dashboard tile provides access to the Dashboard. The Dashboard provides full lifecycle visibility and real-time insights for all of your applications and APIs. To access Dashboard, click Go to Dashboard. To learn more about the Dashboard home page, refer to the Dashboard section. To navigate to the Dashboard documentation, click Docs.

Application Integration

The Application Integration tile provides access to the AMPLIFY Integration Builder sandbox and documentation. AMPLIFY Integration Builder enables you to Integrate cloud and on-premises systems. To access the AMPLIFY Integration Builder, click Start Free Trial. Once your access is processed, click Get Started to navigate to Getting started with AMPLIFY Application Integration. Additional AMPLIFY Integration Builder documentation is available at AMPLIFY Integration Builder. Once your access is approved, click Sandbox to navigate to the AMPLIFY Integration Builder sandbox.

Mesh Governance

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Mesh Governance is currently a beta feature.

The Mesh Governance tile provides access to the AMPLIFY Central user interface. The Mesh Governance capabilities of AMPLIFY Central enables you to configure visibility and control of service meshes across multiple clouds. To activate your access to AMPLIFY Central, click Activate. Once your access is processed, click AMPLIFY Central to navigate to the AMPLIFY Central user interface and using the Mesh Governance capabilities of AMPLIFY Central.

AMPLIFY Choreography

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AMPLIFY Choreography is currently a beta feature.

The AMPLIFY Choreography tile provides access to the AMPLIFY Choreography feature. AMPLIFY Choreography enables you to build resilient and adaptive integration architectures with lower coupling. To activate your access to the AMPLIFY Choreography feature, click Activate. Once your access is approved, click Get Started to navigate to the AMPLIFY Choreography documentation and to get started using the AMPLIFY Choreography feature.

Syncplicity

The Syncplicity tile provides access to Syncplicity content collaboration services. To get started using the Syncplicity collaboration services, click Get Started.

API Builder

The API Builder tile provides information on how to build APIs and microservices with the API Builder framework. To learn more about API Builder, click About. To access the API Builder documentation, click Docs. To get started building APIs and microservices with the API Builder framework, click Get Started. 

App Builder

The App Builder tile provides information on how to build cross-platform native apps with Titanium SDK, Studio, and CLI. To learn more about App Builder, click About. To access the Titanium SDK documentation, click Docs. To get started Get building cross-platform native apps with Titanium SDK, Studio, and CLI, click Get Started. To manage your cross-platform native apps, click Manage.

AMPLIFY Runtime Services

The AMPLIFY Runtime Services tile provides information on how to add instant, elastic infrastructure for all your runtime needs. To access the AMPLIFY Runtime Services documentation, click Docs. To manage your AMPLIFY Runtime Services applications, click Manage.

Mobile Backend Services

The Mobile Backend Services tile provides access to pre-built services like push notifications, NoSQL database, geolocation, and more. To access the Mobile Backend Services documentation, click Docs. To manage Mobile Backend Services datasources, click Manage. For information on managing Mobile Backend Services datasources, refer to Managing Mobile Backend Services Datasources.

Access Dashboard

To access Dashboard, select Go to Dashboard on the Dashboard tile on the AMPLIFY Platform home page. The Dashboard home page will open. For more information, refer to the Dashboard section.

Dashboard

The Dashboard home page includes the Projects tab, the Overview tab, and, if custom queries are configured, the Custom Queries tab.

Projects Tab

The Projects tab displays the list of applications for the selected organization. Select the Show only my apps checkbox to limit the displayed list of projects to only display your projects or applications. The list of projects can also be filtered by project type. You can also search the list of projects by app name, ID, or creator and select and pin projects from the list of projects.

To manage an application, select the application to manage from the list of applications.

If you haven't created any applications yet, you will be directed to the You don't have any apps yet! page. Don't worry. It's easy to get started creating apps using the AMPLIFY Platform. It should take you only a few minutes to create an app. Once you do, your Dashboard will have data here. To get started creating applications, click Get the latest tools. You will be forwarded to the Get started with App Builder page where you can select to get started building apps with either Axway Appcelerator Studio or Appcelerator CLI.


Project List Filtering

The project list can be filtered by:

  • All Projects
  • AMPLIFY Runtime Services
  • APIs/Microservices
  • APS SDK Apps
  • Mobile Backend Services
  • Titanium SDK Apps
  • Website/Web Apps
  • Other

To filter the projects list by a selected project type:

  1. Select All Projects.
  2. Select a project type from the All Projects down-down menu.

The displayed projects list will be updated and will only display the projects matching the selected project type.

Project List Sorting

The Name, Type, and Created columns in the projects list can be sorted either in ascending and descending order. Note that pinned projects will always appear at the top of the projects list in the sorted order.

Project List Paging

The number of displayed applications per page can be selected using the per page drop-down menu.

The number of projects displayed per page can be set to:

  • 10 per page
  • 25 per page (default)
  • 50 per page
  • 100 per page

Select Favorite Projects

To select a favorite project or to pin a project:

  1. Select a project to pin from the projects list.
  2. Click the Pin icon next to the project name.

The project will be pinned and the Pin icon will be updated to indicate that the project is pinned. Additionally, projects pinned as favorites will be displayed at the beginning of the projects list.

To unpin a project or to remove a project as a favorite:

  1. Select a pinned project from the projects list.
  2. Click the Pin icon next to the project name

The project will be unpinned and the Pin icon will be updated to indicate that the project is not pinned.

Delete Projects

To delete a single project:

  1. Click the Action Menu icon associated with the project to delete.
  2. Select Delete from the Action Menu.
  3. Enter the name of application or datasource to delete.
  4. To confirm the deletion, click I understand that this a permanent and irreversible action. Continue.

To delete multiple projects:

  1. Select the projects to delete.
  2. Click the Action Menu icon at the top right of the Projects tab.
  3. Enter your AMPLIFY Platform password.
  4. To confirm the deletion, click I understand that this a permanent and irreversible action. Continue.

Overview Tab

The Overview tab displays key metric information. For additional information on the key metrics, refer to Viewing Metrics.

Custom Queries Tab

The Custom Queries tab displays custom query summary information and enables the creation of custom analytics queries. For information on creating custom queries, refer to Creating Custom Queries.

Dashboard Navigation

The top navigation bar in Dashboard lets you select an application or API to view or manage, register a new Android or iOS application, and change your current organization. Application team members can access information about their own applications. Organization admins can access information about all of the organization's applications. See Managing Organizations for more information.

Use the following items to navigate through Dashboard:

  • Platform home –  Navigate to the AMPLIFY Platform home page.
  • Navigation menu – Navigate to the AMPLIFY Platform products and Support and Learning.
  • Home – Click to return to the Dashboard home page.
  • Add menu – Register an app for services, create a new Mobile Backend Services datasource or add an organization member.
  • User menu – View your account, organization, billing information, or access the Download Center to download premium modules.
  • Notifications menu – Displays notifications and latest organization activity.

User menu - Single organization

If you are a member of a single organization, the User menu will appear similar to the following.

  • Account - View and manage your account information.
  • Downloads - Navigate to the Download Center.
  • Organization - Displays the selected organization. To manage the selected the organization, click on the organization name.
  • Members - View organization members. Admins can also manage organization members.
  • Billing (Admin only) - View and manage your account billing information.
  • Sign out - Select to sign out of your account.

User menu - Multiple organizations

If you are a member of multiple organizations, the User menu will appear similar to the following.

  • Account - View and manage your account information.
  • Downloads - Navigate to the Download Center.
  • Organization - Displays the selected organization. To manage the selected the organization, click on the organization name.
  • Members - View organization members. Admins can also manage organization members.
  • Billing (Admin only) - View and manage your account billing information.
  • Switch Org - Select to switch organizations.
  • Sign out - Select to sign out of your account.

Bottom Navigation Bar

The bottom navigation bar contains menus for enabling Demo Data mode, viewing documentation and release notes, and sending feedback.

  • Click Demo Data to populate Dashboard with demonstration data to see how the Dashboard looks if you have several applications and APIs in production.
  • Click the Dashboard version number, for example, 6.0.0, to view release notes.
  • Click Docs view the latest Dashboard documentation.
  • Click Support to open the Axway Developer Portal portal (login required).
  • Click Status to open the Axway AMPLIFY Platform Status page.
  • Click Terms to view the AMPLIFY Platform Terms of Use.
  • Click the Chat icon to open to report a problem or make a suggestion.

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