The application (html)


The application is the top-level structure in the deployment. It is used to organize a solution. The application is a set of dashboards along with the underlying model, computed attributes and data integration parts.

It has the following characteristics:


The application name should reflect the purpose of the application. All characters are authorized, including spaces.


Versions are a way to control the history of your application. Any changes you make to an application are saved to the current application version.


A phrase that summarizes changes made to the application in this version.

Valid time

The time interval during which this version is in effect. The start date is the chosen creation date for the version and the end is computed as the time at which a newer version of the application is created.

When creating a brand-new application, th e version date corresponds to the creation time of the application.

Time format

The time format affects how the time is displayed in time machine, time tags and instant parameters in the HTML UI.

The default time format is 24h. When using 12h format, something like "16:25" will become "4:25 PM".

About the current application version

The latest available version is called the current application version. Versions cannot start in the future. Any changes you make to an application are saved to the current application version.

Within an application version, all elements in your application are aligned at a specific time. Any change you make in an application – creating, updating and deleting items – is done at the valid time of the current application version.

This means any change you make in an application is applied from the start of the current application version.

Generate the documentation for an application

Once an application is ready to be delivered, or during its development, you can generate the documentation for the current application version in HTML format.

Similar to Javadoc, the generated documentation contains the list of all entities, attributes, relations and their usage.

Two export formats are available:

  • HTML archive – Best suited for offline browsing.
  • Single HTML – Best suited for printing or saving as PDF.

To generate the documentation of an application in a PDF format:

  1. Export the documentation in a single HTML format.
  2. Unzip the documentation in the directory of your choice and open the HTML file using Google Chrome.
  3. Print it (Ctrl + P) and select the Save as PDF printer.
  4. Click the Print button.

The generated PDF will have fully working hyperlinks to navigate across the documentation.

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