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Author's profile photo Tammy Powlas

Trying out iPad Simulators with BI Clients

I thought it would be a good idea to see how the applications would look on the iPad/iPhone before placing them in the Mobile BI category on the BI Platform.

First, I tried Electric Plum’s Electric Mobile Studio – a 7 day trial is available.

Using Design Studio from the Launchpad, I select Document Link, copy that, and then put that URL in Electric Mobile Studio:


It displays as follows:


I can filter the results:


What is the downside of Electric Studio – I cannot use Lumira Cloud, and it doesn’t let me record.

So I tried iPadian:

I can record but I think Electric Mobile Studio provides a better simulation experience.

I still cannot get to Lumira Cloud with iPadian either.

What is your experience?

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      Author's profile photo Andreas J A Schneider
      Andreas J A Schneider

      I think missing the touch enabled device in those siumulators is a major drawback though.

      Author's profile photo Tammy Powlas
      Tammy Powlas
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      I agree - I think Electronic Mobile Studio comes the closest to that.

      Thank you for commenting.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Tammy, your energy is just amazing, covering all areas As far as I can see towards the skyline.....

      I did try to locate an emulator last week as I had issues with 5.07 opening Webi.

      The solution I had in the end was using the iPad emulator from xcode.  The idea came from playing with the SDK.

      Thanks as always.