Studio Pro 8 Guide

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1 Introduction

The Mendix Studio Pro 8 Guide covers important topics concerning Studio Pro, the Mendix Runtime, and other components of the Mendix Platform.

Before installing Studio Pro 8, please read System Requirements. For information on how to install Studio Pro, see How to Install Mendix Studio Pro.

If you have been using Desktop Modeler version 7, we recommend reading Moving from Desktop Modeler Version 7 to Studio Pro Version 8.

If you are looking for step-by-step guides on performing various Mendix actions, browse the Studio Pro 8 How-to’s.

2 Studio Pro Functionality

Studio Pro allows you to create, test, and run apps.

2.1 Modeling

Modeling an app is the process of creating an app and involves creating pages, adding logic, configuring security, etc. For more information on what functionality you can use to model your app, see App Modeling.

2.2 Testing

When it comes to testing your application, you first need to decide what you are going to test: integration with external services, app logic (microflows), etc. For more information on how to test your application, see Testing.

2.3 Deploying

Studio Pro allows you to run and view your app locally or in the default environment.

For more information on options for deploying your app see Deployment.

3 Version Control

Version Control allows you to manage your app development, work on multiple development lines, as well as collaboratively work with Mendix Studio. For information on how Studio Pro handles versioning of apps, see the Versioning a Project Deployed to the Cloud section in Using Version Control in Studio Pro.

4 Mendix Runtime

The Mendix Runtime executes the application model that is created in Studio Pro. It is included in the Studio Pro 8 Guide as it is uses the same version numbering.

5 Mobile

Mobile app development allows you to create native mobile and hybrid apps and an important part of Studio Pro. For more information, see Mobile.

6 Guide Categories

The Studio Pro 8 Guide is divided into the following categories: