Low-Code Platform Developer Guide
The low-code platform developer guide covers the process of extending Corteza to cover your business' needs. An integration can be as simple as the modification of the login screen to include your brand graphics or as complex as the implementation of a completely custom Low Code application.
In case you haven’t yet setup your Corteza instance, refer to the DevOps guide.
For authentication, Corteza implements the OAuth2 protocol, where Corteza can act both as an OAuth2 client or as a server. Refer to the authentication section for details. The login screen can be completely personalized to match your brand and to give your users a piece of mind when entering their credentials. Refer to the section for details.
It may be a good idea to include your brand graphics where your Corteza instance will be accessed by external users.
Corteza is API-centric, meaning that everything can be done via an API endpoint. Refer to the accessing Corteza sections for details regarding to authentication, API endpoints, data format, and the query language.
If you wish to connect an external application with Corteza in order to exchange data, you are able to do so by using our Node.js API clients.
Refer to the Low Code configuration page to learn how you can configure your own Low Code app. For additional details, refer to for a reference of available field types and for a reference of available page blocks.
Refer to the Integration Gateway page to learn how you can define custom webhook endpoints external services can use.
Refer to the Reporting page to learn how you can create custom reports to visualize the data of your Low Code.
A workflow is a simplified BPMN diagram, which allows you to describe the automation in a user-friendly manner. A workflow is the recommended way of implementing an automation. Workflows are easier to read and maintain.
When the automation requires multiple complex operations that are not originally supported by the workflow engine, an automation script is a better choice.
Corteza Discovery provides a powerful search engine to interact with your data. Corteza Discovery defines an intuitive interface to search and, for some cases, visualize the data such as geographical metadata.
Refer to Corteza Discovery page to learn how to configure and use Corteza Discovery
To enable PDF document rendering, you will need to run the gotenberg Docker container.
Refer to the DevOps guide for details on how to set it up.
Corteza defines a flexible template facility, which allows you to design custom documents (such as marketing emails and PDF quotes) that you send to your contacts. The template facility currently supports PDF, HTML, and plain text formats.
Refer to the templates section to overview the process of defining a template and rendering a document.
You can request document rendering from external applications via the REST API.
DevNote add a reference to the endpoint.
Corteza Federation enables different Corteza instances to establish a federated network to freely and securely exchange information.
Refer to the Corteza Federation page to learn how to configure and use Corteza Federation.
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