Zoho upgrades Creator app builder tool

Zoho Creator gets task scheduler and report builder

Zoho's Creator application builder tool is gaining the ability to schedule automated tasks and to generate reports, the company announced Wednesday.

Creator, which lets users build simple, database-driven business applications without coding, is getting two new components: Reports and Scheduler.

The new components are providing functionality that has been highly requested by the Zoho users who have built hundreds of thousands of applications with Creator, said Zoho evangelist Raju Vegesna.

With Scheduler, users can set up the automated triggering of certain actions within applications, such as sending alerts and reminders. These actions can be scheduled to occur at preset time intervals or whenever a user performs a specific task.

Meanwhile, Reports lets users create, distribute and share documents with graphs and charts based on an application's data; generate summaries and pivot tables; and analyze data in various ways.

Zoho has also integrated its CRM and Invoice applications with Creator so that users can access CRM data and create new contacts, as well as create draft and invoices, from the Creator interface.

"Creator is evolving into the workflow engine for all Zoho apps," Vegesna said.

Zoho's cloud-hosted communication and collaboration suite is designed for consumers and small and medium-size business and includes e-mail, IM, document sharing, discussion forums, wikis and online meetings.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags cloud computinginternetcollaborationsoftwareapplicationszohoapplication developmentdevelopment platformsSoftware as a service

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Juan Carlos Perez

IDG News Service
Show Comments

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?