eForm Performance Best Practices

A number of factors can have a negative effect on eForm performance. This topic provides recommendations for troubleshooting. It also provides settings that can help you monitor eForm performance.

Troubleshooting eForm Performance

Network Latency

eForm performance may decrease due to latency in your organization's network. Use the tool of your choice to test for network latency.

Browser Performance

Users' web browsers may have a negative effect on eForm performance. Use this tool to test browser performance on a local machine:

http://www.speed-battle.com/speedtest_e.php

A satisfactory browser performance score with this tool for eForms is 400 or higher.

eForm Design

A number of factors within the design of an eForm can have a negative effect on eForm performance.

Because eForm features that can affect performance are often more advanced features used in complex eForms, AgilePoint recommends you contact AgilePoint Professional Services for help with eForm design optimization.

Configure eForm Performance Monitoring in Your Environment

To monitor eForm performance in your environment, configure these settings.

Figure: Build Apps Form Designer Settings screen

Build Apps Form Designer Settings screen

How to Start

  1. Click Settings Settings icon.
  2. Click Build Apps Build Apps icon > Form Designer.

Fields

Field Name Definition

eForm Performance Monitor

Function:
Specifies whether to show a warning message if eForm load times are longer than a specified number of seconds.
Accepted Values:
  • Yes - Shows a warning message if an eForm takes more time to load than the value in the Show eForm Performance Warning After field.
  • No - A warning message does not show if an eForm takes time to load.
Default Value:
No
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Show eForm Performance Warning After

Function:
Specifies the amount of time, in seconds, to let an eForm load in a web browser at runtime before showing a warning about the eForm performance.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the Build Apps Form Designer Setting screen, turn on Performance Monitor to Yes.
Accepted Values:
An integer, representing a number of seconds. The maximum value is 120.
Default Value:
10
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases: