Formerly SmartPad4i (SP4i), Cobos4i integrates the Cobos development environment for IBM i with design and application generation tools for all PC, Mac, Unix, Smartphones and Tablets (iOS and Android) environments, in RPG or COBOL!
Single development, deploy everywhere, and get instant ergonomics, ease of use, productivity and time-to-market!
Cobos4i supports all browsers on the market with a product update included in the maintenance contract to follow their developments.
Cobos4i offers access to the services of the terminal on which the application is running: address book, geolocation services, camera, barcode reader and more generally all devices connected by Bluetooth.
Cobos4i integrates Cobos4i Express to easily and quickly deploy a pre-configured application server.
Cobos4isupports many application servers to achieve high load-load configurations: IBM Websphere, IWAS, Apache Tomcat …
Cobos4i automatically generates the mobile application for tablets and smartphones and does not require any development or knowledge of these environments.
Cobos4i offers all IBM i tools integrated directly into the Cobos environment without the need for additional tools. Cobos4i remains compatible with RDi but the latter is not necessary.
Trial version available on the dedicated Cobos site.
Cobos4i is certified by IBM and referenced in the IBM Global Solutions Directory catalog and offers many features:
Cobos4i Designer to easily create mobile applications:
- HTML5 instead of DDS without any limit of DDS, number of rows and columns displayed for example,
- Use of all available HTML components, like images, links, checkboxes…
- Programs can be written with all languages available on IBM i like RPG, Cobol, ILE RPG, CLP, Free…
- One program per HTML page for ease of maintenance.
Cobos4iGenerator to create mobile applications with access to data, including a search type “suggestion”. The HTML source is generated from an HTML template that you can provide and which includes the graphic charter of your application.
Cobos4i HTML Builder to automatically generate HTML files for your applications, without prior knowledge of Java or HTML.
Cobos4i Mobile Application available for download on AppStore and AndroidStore, generic application which just requires the configuration of the application server on which your application has been deployed.