The AEM Mobile Dashboard allows you to create, build and deploy your mobile application, create, delete and edit application metadata. Once your application is live, you can analyze application analytics including life cycle and usage metrics to improve customer conversion and brand loyalty.
To build your AEM Mobile Application, see the Building Mobile Applications page.
To setup your environment and get started, see Administering AEM to Use AEM PhoneGap Enterprise.
The AEM Mobile Apps Catalog displays all of your mobile apps managed in AEM. Think of this catalog as the "landing page" for AEM Mobile, where administrators are able to start a new AEM Mobile application by either creating based off of a template, or uploading an existing app already started by a mobile developer.
Selecting an AEM Mobile app from the catalog will display its dashboard. Here you can manage your application, view statistics, build, deploy and manage your mobile app content.
You can expand into each tile in the AEM Mobile Dashboard to view or edit details by clicking the '...' in the bottom right corner.
The Manage App Tile displays your application icon, name, description, supported platforms, call home for updates URL and version information. You can drill into this tile to edit and maintain the PhoneGap Application Configuration (config.xml) and, prepare your application for submission to the varius application stores for distribution.
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Content can be created, updated and deleted in AEM Mobile in much the same way you do the same within AEM Sites. The Manage Content Tile displays the number of pages of managed content and last modified. You can drill-into content to create, copy, move, delete and update pages by clicking on each record in the tile. Once content has been updated, you can push a content update to your customers through the Content Release Tile.
Once you have added or modified your content through the Manage Content Tile, you are able to push those changes out to your customers with a Content Release update.
Content Release allows the AEM App Author to manage page content in AEM and, have your development team make changes to your PhoneGap Shell Application (i.e. app framework or infrastructure) and then push those changes out to your customers quickly and without needing to enlist a developer to resubmit to the varios stores for distribution.
Content Release creates a ZIP file, considered a Content Release Package, for each update. These packages contain html resources and html pages that are generated while rendering the app and is intelligent enough to only package those files that have be modified since the last update.
The Content Release Tile Type column will display either 'App' to signify Application Shell content, for example framework or infrastructure of the app managed by a developer or, 'Content' which represents page content managed by the content author.
Content can be represented as a language or as a particular part of the app where multiple Content Release packages are consumed by the app. The choice of how you bundle your content is designed to be flexible and entirely up to how you want to manage content for your application.
The Status column shows when content changes are pending and a new content update is required.
The Modified column indicates when pages were most recently modified.
The Staged column shows when the last content update was created. To create a new content update and stage your changes open any record in the tile and create a new update.
The Published column shows when the last content update was published and made availble for consumption by your customers. To publish content, you must first stage that content and then publish the update by drilling into this tile and publishing from the Content Release details console.
AEM Mobile integerates with Adobe Analytics through Adobe Mobile Services SDK (AMS).
The Control Center Metrics Tile displays summary analytics pulled from AMS for your application. You can drill into the analytics dashboard by clicking the '...' in the bottom right.