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Rebuilding QUICKEN on No-Code with Bubble

November 21, 2021

Introduction So, we’ve decided to do something really really challenging with Bubble. We’re going to Rebuild QUICKEN – or as much of it as we can. What Is Quicken? Quicken is the granddaddy of personal financial applications. There isn’t a single personal financial SaaS app that comes close to meeting the level of functionality that…

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Designing Secure Data Models in Bubble.io

November 1, 2021

If you’re a classical developer, the title of this article probably makes no sense to you. After all, in classical software development, security is usually a part of the middle-tier/business logic or application logic. It’s not usually embedded as deep core logic into the data model. But in Bubble, all data is public. It’s only…

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Bubble.io Coding Standards and Practices For nCubeSoftware

September 20, 2021

Introduction This article provides an overview of the standards and general practice we encourage our developers to use when creating apps on the Bubble.io platform. It is intended for our own developers and is being shared so that others can benefit from it. As you might expect, this is a work in progress. These recommendations…

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Combining Crypto NFTs with A Bubble App

September 3, 2021

NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are all the rage these days. In particular, interest in NFTs that assert ownership of digital artwork or game assets has exploded.

We recently worked on a simple project that attempts to create NFT art using a collaborative process.

It works by requiring purchaser of an NFT on opensea.io to then take an additional step to contribute to creating the final artwork – by specifying a location on a tic-tac-toe board.

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Use Bubble To Read Data From The Ethereum Blockchain

July 15, 2021

What if you could use a rest-like API to interface with the data on the Ethereum Blockchain? That would cool, right? In fact, it would likely make development on Ethereum a lot more accessible. Well, it turns out that there are services providing just such an interface. One major player is Infura.io. In this article…

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Convert Hexadecimal To Decimal Using The Bubble TOOLBOX Plugin

July 15, 2021

In this article, we’ll demonstrate how to use the very powerful TOOLBOX plugin in Bubble to do more than just evaluate and return the results of one or two JS strings. Instead, we’ll use it to create a whole new JS function, invoke that function and then use the result elsewhere. For this exercise we…

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Bubble API Connector Tricks

July 9, 2021

The Bubble API Connector is one of the most useful tools in your Bubble.io bag of tricks. But, ironically, it’s also one of the most poorly documented and it comes with what has to be one of the worst UIs in a dev tool. In this article I hope to point out a couple of…

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How To Lookup Data From A Google Sheet In Bubble

July 5, 2021

We recently had a support request from a customer that wanted to do something very simple – take data in a spreadsheet, perform a lookup based on an email address and then output data from the other columns in the matching row onto the web page. The initial request that came in was worded differently…

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Responsive Experiments in Bubble

June 16, 2021

Building responsive apps in Bubble can be quite frustrating. Many times it seems as if Bubble’s responsive engine has a mind of its own. To help clarify somethings we’re going to run some responsive experiments in Bubble. We’ll start off with a blank bubble page, add a few elements and build up from there. In…

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Is WordPress The Most Underated No-Code Solution?

March 1, 2021

Long before there were the things we know as Bubble, Webflow, Wappler, Retool and the term “no-code”, there lived an open-source project known as “WordPress”… Ok, I’m being a little facetious there. But, really, if one takes a good hard look at what WordPress does, you’d have to put it firmly in the no-code camp.…

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