What's New In Tulip

The Tulip Library provides out-of-the-box apps, plugins, and templates for users to get started with deploying solutions across their operations. Tulip builds content in the Library with different use cases in mind. Apps can be configured easily with setup guides, or customized further to meet your exact needs with the powerful capabilities of the app editor. We regularly release new apps, widgets, and connectors to the library and are excited to share what’s new this month:

  • Template for Work Instructions

  • Care Points Widget Unit Test

  • Number Pad Widget Unit Test

  • Calculator Widget Unit Test

  • Change Detector Widget Unit Test

  • Stopwatch Widget Unit Test

  • Timer Widget Unit Test

  • Looper Widget Unit Test

  • Updates to Tulip UI Template, and widgets

  • Translations for Simple Work Instructions App*

New Applications

Template for Work Instructions

Use this app to create work instructions apps quickly, with different layouts and step templates. Copy layouts to build new work instructions faster, and configure each template to your needs.

Try the app here →


Updates to apps:

The Static Work Instructions app has been updated to include translated versions in German and Spanish in addition to English. Tulip apps support multilingual translations, making it easier to deploy apps in different facilities and support users in their native language.

*Multilingual Translations are an Enterprise feature. Please contact support@tulip.co with any questions.

The Tulip UI Template has received a refresh to give more canvas space and utilize the updated button with the icon widget.

New Widgets

Widgets are the latest plugin content available in the library. Available through unit test apps in the Library, Widgets are additional functionality that is not standard in the platform. Once downloaded from the Library, Widget plugins are accessible in the app editor menu bar. Widgets can be edited with a low-code interface in the app editor.

Learn more about plugins →

Work Instructions Care Points Widget

Add visual indicator banners to inform operators of important information. Choose from four banner types designed to indicate EHS, Quality, Best Practices, and Hazards

Try the Work Instructions Care Point widget here →


Number Pad Widget

Quickly enter numerical data into an app with a graphical number pad.

Try the Number Pad widget here →


Calculator Widget

Add a graphical calculator to apps for quick calculations.

Try the Calculator widget here →


Change Detector Widget

Detect when a value has changed and provide a visual alert to an operator.

Try the Change Detector widget here →


Stopwatch and Timer Widgets

Track time within an app with simple interfaces that can count up or down based on a set time.

Try the Stopwatch widget →

Try the Timer widget →


Looper Widget

The Looper Widget can loop through a list of actions in an application. Define a list of items and events and the widget will run a trigger for each item on the list. As the loop runs, a visual indicator will show the progress of the loop.

Try the widget here →


Five previously released widgets have been updated to include new descriptions and set up instructions inline. ZPL Viewer, Tool Tip, Step by Step Menu, Custom Text Input, and Custom Number Input widget. If you are already using these widgets, you will need to re-install them through the custom widgets interface to use the latest version. See all widgets in the Library →

Getting Started

More on the Library: To see more of the latest content Tulip has to offer, visit the Tulip Library and explore apps and plugins. Want to learn more about a specific feature in the Tulip platform? Reach out with questions to support@tulip.co or visit the Knowledge Base.

Get Started Today: If you are not a Tulip customer, don’t worry! You can sign up for a free trial and download an app to see the product and understand its core functionality.