Bootplate is a simplified template for creating an app. It provides a complete starter project that supports source control and cross-platform deployment out of the box. It may be used to facilitate both the creation of a new project and the preparation for its eventual deployment. There is a Moonstone-specific version of Bootplate called “bootplate-moonstone”.


A simple UI element on the screen that allows the user to perform a specific function. In general, it appears as a sealed square or circle. While focused on the area, the user presses the 'OK' key to perform the function. (Not to be confused with “key”, which refers to a physical protrusion from a physical remote control. “Button” refers to an element displayed on the screen.