Using expressions and variables

Using expressions and variables

12 videos

Beginner

48min

About

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It doesn't matter if you're working with Betty Blocks for the first time, or have been for a while now: Expressions and variables are everywhere. Wether you're working on your data model, actions, pages, there always part of your app. If you're not sure how to start off and need some directions, this is the course for you.

This course includes...

Videos that explain what things are, how they work in Betty Blocks and specific assignments so you can put your new skills to practice straight away. In short, during this course you'll learn:

  • What expressions are and what role they have in the platform
  • What variables are and what role they have in the platform
  • How to use expressions and variables in properties
  • How to use expressions and variables in actions
  • How to use expressions and variables in pages

At the end of this course...

You've built a basic products-order construction using expression and variables to calculate and display products.

Ready to get started?

All you need is:

  • A computer or laptop

  • Chrome or Safari browser

  • Betty Blocks account

  • Coffee or tea

Assignments

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1. Using expressions and variables in Properties

We’re putting knowledge into practice by setting up a basic data model for products, orderlines, and orders. Then, we can add expressions like orderline prices, the number of products and the total order price.

2. Using expressions and variables in Actions

You've learned the basics of expressions and variables and know how to use them in properties. Now it's time for applying them to actions!

3. Using expressions and variables in pages and endpoints

In this final chapter of the course, we're using expressions and variables in the web part of the platform. Both Page Builder as well as traditional endpoints are fit to use in this assignment.

Frequently asked questions

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Can I follow this course without knowledge of Betty Blocks?

Yes, you can! The course is divided in chapters, where each chapter touches an aspect of the platform. It starts off easy so you can get the basics under control.

Do I need a Betty Blocks account to follow the course?

Yes, you do. Each chapter is concluded with an assignment. You'll need a Betty Blocks account so you can build in your own app.

Am I restricted to a learning environment when following this course?

No, you're not. You can follow the course, build the assignments in your own app and use it for whatever goal you have. Feel free to continue building on your app after finishing the course.

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12 videos

Beginner

48min