Accpac on the iPhone and Android
In this picture we have a basic iPhone with some home page icons, including one for Accpac.
When you select the Accpac icon you then go to a set of menus for Accpac. Notice that even though this is a web page, it looks just like any other iPhone application. There isn’t any sign of the Safari browser, everything is nicely hidden.
The menus have nice animated transitions, so when you select them they slide to the side. Clicking on Payables yields:
Then if we click on Aged Payables we get to our regular Aged Payables snapshot that we normally see in the new portal/desktop. At this point our portlet isn’t styled to fit into the iPhone and there are a few style sheet bugs. But otherwise it does nicely display your aged payables.
Actually it looks a little better in landscape:
To use Apple’s iPhone SDK and iPhone emulator you need a Mac computer. I don’t own an iPhone, an Android phone nor a Mac. To test for the iPhone I used the MobiOne Test Center (http://www.genuitec.com/mobile/). For Android, I used the emulator in the Android SDK (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html).
Same sort of thing in Android: