Build Cumulocity IoT applications effortlessly with Blueprint Forge

Introduction to Blueprint Forge

Blueprint Forge is an open-source Cumulocity IoT Blueprint that enables you to build an application from a template. Using the Blueprint Forge for Cumulocity IoT project you can easily build Cumulocity IoT applications starting with pre-built solution templates.

You have the capability to upgrade your application by adding additional plugins, dashboards, widgets, custom branding, and more. The blueprint leverages the new features of Cumulocity IoT which was released in 10.16.

Key features

Solution, dashboard, and blank template support

Blueprint Forge provides pre-built solution and dashboard templates with a seamless user experience. There is even an option to build your own application from scratch using the blank template with no dashboards and plugins preselected.

Easy plugin and microservice installation and configuration

You can easily add additional plugins and microservices while creating an application as well as configure your dashboards, devices, and widgets.

Custom branding and more

Blueprint Forge provides full control over the application’s look and feel and gives the user the opportunity to customize it while building.

Take a sneak peek at the Blueprint Forge features:

First steps

Installation and setup

The following installation steps need to be completed:

  • An active Cumulocity IoT cloud tenant - sign up for a free trial if you’re a new user.
  • Download the latest version of the Blueprint Forge from the Releases repository section.

Simply follow the Installation instructions to add the blueprint as an extension to your Cumulocity IoT tenant.

Build your first application

Once Blueprint Forge is successfully installed and configured, you can proceed with creating your first application with the assistance of this quick start guide.

Additional information

Blueprint Forge is developed and maintained by SoftwareAG’s Global Presales team, but it is not officially supported by Software AG. It is supported by the best endeavor by the Tech Community.

Disclaimer: Remember, this repository doesn’t constitute part of the Software AG product suite, but users are free to use, log issues on the GitHub repository, seek assistance on Tech Community, fork, and modify it, subject to the license agreement.

Feedback and Ideas

  • If you find any bug, please raise an issue directly in the GitHub repository.
  • Please, feel free to share feedback and ideas by posting a reply here.

Want to help us improve the code? Check out our GitHub - SoftwareAG/contributing repository first.

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