There are 20 distinct plug-in types used currently in the Sage Mobile platform. They are broken into device based categories. Supported is windows mobile PPC, SmartPhone and BlackBerry. Plug-ins whose type number is less then 10o target the windows mobile platform whereas 101 and greater is targeted towards Blackberry

Windows Mobile Plug-in types

  • VB.net Code (Business Entities, Action Code, ..) – Type 1
  • PPC Form – Type 2
  • Database Table – Type 6
  • Navigation Panel – Type 9
  • Action Bar – Type 10
  • Server 2 Client Map – Type 11
  • Client Query – Type 12
  • Client 2 Server Map – Type 13
  • Server Code Behind – Type 14
  • Detail Panels – Type 15
  • SmartPhone Form – Type 20
  • SmartPhone Detail Panel – Type 21
  • SmartPhone ActionBar – Type 22

BlackBerry Plugin-Types

  • Java Code – Type 101
  • BlackBerry Form –  Type 102
  • Database Table – Type 106
  • Action Bars – Type 110
  • Queries – Type 112
  • Detail Panels – Type 115
  • Table Relationships – Type 116

Plug-ins are store as a mixture of XML and code (VB.net or java) and are also versioned. The last non-deleted version will be used within a compilation and deployment.

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