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Create your first services

Building your first service

In this tutorial, you’ll create and publish your first service.

Step 1: Create an initial service

Enter the admin web.

Go to Admin web > Services > Add Service > New blank process

Add “MyFirstService” in the Identifier field

Add “My first service” in the Name field

Click Create to conclude and publish the service

Step 2: View your service

To view the service, tab over to the start page in the user view again and search for “my first service”

Tip! If the services is not visible do a refresh of the browser to read up the newly created content 👊
⌚️Clicking the edit button in the right upper corner of the service tile will take you straight to the service in the administrator view in a new tab. A simple way to find your way back to the right service

Step 3: Add basic form elements

Head back over to the admin view and go to Services > MyFirstService

In the form editor tab, drag and drop a text field

Step 4: Bind a variable

Click Edit to edit the text field.

Update the identifier field to “Name“.

Click on the dropdown arrow next to Bind to field variable, then select Create new variable. This will create a new string variable based on the Identifier value.

Go to Workflow Editor tab and add a State activity.

In order to bind it to a variable, click on the down arrow and then click bind.

Click Save & publish and then click View published service

Step 5: Run your service

Enter your name in the text field and click Place order

Check the Activity Feed for a new notification

Congratulations 🎉 You’ve built your first service!