A good UX requires consistent page layouts and consistent widgets within pages. When I do not find the right widget as part of the provided ones, I create mine to make sure I can build the UX I would be proud of. As a side benefit, having widgets tailored to my needs, saves my time and efforts and allows me to be more efficient at my work.
In my blog posts, I am going to explain how to create a custom search widget in Bonita UI Designer.
We have a process that is used by all business units, where the approval task needs to be seen and completed by a separate group of users for each business unit.
Set candidates for a task based on the user groups in the organization and assign the same task to different groups, based on a Variable set in the process through a drop down select widget in the instantiation form.
You never know what you're going to find in the community contributions - the Bonita community is wide and deep!
A Simple Business Collaboration Scenario was recently contributed by community member allweyer, aka Prof. Dr. Thomas Allweyer, Department of Computer Science and Micro Systems Technology at Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) Kaiserslautern (Germany).
Here is an explanation of how to add your own custom widgets to the applications generated by Bonita Open Solution. This is something a lot of Bonita Open Solution users have been asking for on our forum, and here is one solution!
In this mini-tutorial, I'll use Bonita Open Solution 5.4 with its new HTML widget in the form designer, but the same method can be applied to older releases of BOS. You'll simply have to use a Message widget with the "Allow HTML" flag set to true.