Development articles

How to Make a Card with a Click Action Accessible

Author: Richard Marsot

While reading this recent article called ‘Converting divs into accessible pseudo-buttons‘ from Jamie Nicholls, I realized that Pega developers have stumbled into a similar issue using the out of the box Pega UI.

Making the UI accessible is something that is easily achievable with Pega UI if you know how to correctly configure the control, but is an aspect that is sometimes overlooked.

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Last updated: Jun 2019

How to Only Have One Active Main Navigation Item When Using Sub-menus

Author: Richard Marsot

The Case worker and Case Manager portals included in UI-kit use a flat list of navigation items in the sidebar.

But sometimes a flat list can become too long and you need to break it up in sub menu items. Each submenu could be generated from the same navigation rule or by referencing another navigation rule. This is the case of the Pega Marketing portal.

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Last updated: Jun 2019

The Sum Is Greater Than The Parts

Author: Sam Alexander - Senior Product Manager, Cosmos UX framework

Chocolate is great on its own (especially if it’s European). A marshmallow is great on its own. A graham cracker is great on its own. Combine all three together and you get a ​S’more​ — a delectable treat that is immensely more divine than the some of its parts!

Similarly, each development in front-end technology is great on its own. Pega’s model-based, low-code paradigm is great on its own. Because Pega’s application development platform is so flexible, you can often combine the two to create a more divine app experience, just like a S’more!

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Last updated: May 2019