PHPRunner 8.1 beta is here. Download it now!
This beta is for PHPRunner only. When release time comes (in a few weeks) will make all PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro and ASPRunner.NET available at the same time. Despite the fact this is only a beta version you can purchase it already.
PHPRunner 8.1 new purchase
PHPRunner 8.1 Standard - $499
PHPRunner 8.1 Enterprise - $799
PHPRunner 8.1 upgrade
Upgrade from PHPRunner Standard 6.x, 7.x, 8.x - $99
Upgrade from PHPRunner Enterprise 6.x, 7.x, 8.x - $200
Upgrade from Standard to Enterprise Edition 8.1 - $399
Note: PHPRunner upgrade doesn't come with support. Support needs to be renewed separately here.
Mobile template v2
New purchase $50
Upgrade from previous version of Mobile template $25
Here is the list of new features in this update.
Free-form design mode
You are no longer required to use HTML tables to arranger fields on Add/Edit/View forms. Turn on free-form mode and drag-n-drop fields and labels where they need to be. This mode is available on Add/Edit/View pages and also on List page in vertical mode.
This is an example of List page edited in free form mode.
Continue reading PHPRunner 8.1 beta »
Google Docs Viewer provides an excellent option to preview Office documents online. No need to download them to end user machine, no need to have any Office software installed. Supported formats are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PDF.
Continue reading Using Google Docs Viewer to preview documents online »
PHPRunner 8, ASPRunnerPro 9 and ASPRunner.NET 8 added an option to use multiple database connections in single project. This article explains how you can access data from multiple databases in your events.
Method 1: using DAL functions
Fairly often we want to split long forms into several steps letting users fill a few fields on each step. Besides making a long form easier to fill out for your users you can also save partial results between pages.
Here is how this can be done in PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro and ASPRunner.NET.
Lets assume we have Cars table with about 20 fields and we want to split Add/Edit pages into three steps.
1. Create two custom views
Create two custom views (Cars1 and Cars2) based on Cars table
Continue reading How to split Add/Edit pages into several subpages »
Happy Halloween everyone!
Just a little Halloween fun project. To make your website more interesting you can choose to display a random background image for each visitor. Here is how it’s going to look:
Check this live demo. Logon as test/test then logout to . . . → Read More: Random page background: Halloween edition
PHPRunner 8.0/ASPRunnerPro 9.0/ASPRunner.NET 8.0 are here. Purchase info and download links.
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Major new features
- Multiple database connections (part of Enterprise Edition)
- Import page with columns mapping
- New Printer page/PDF options (portrait/landscape, fit to page, scale)
Continue reading PHPRunner 8.0/ASPRunnerPro 9.0/ASPRunner.NET 8.0 »
PHPRunner 7.0 and ASPRunnerPro 8.0 add a new new 'Custom CSS' feature - an easy way to modify the appearance of your pages adding bells and whistles Style Editor doesn't support. Lets see how we can build a custom login page similar to this one:
Continue reading Building a nice looking login page with custom CSS »
Data validation is very important in web applications. You do not want your users to enter incorrect data. Our web application builders can help you with this.
In this article we cover different validation type starting with built-in validation and making it all the way through to advanced AJAX-based validation.
Built-in validation types
This validation will work if you need to make sure that all required fields are populated or validate a relatively simple data format like US Social Security Number.
Continue reading Validation in PHPRunner and ASPRunnerPro applications »
We plan to release a beta version of new PHPRunner and ASPRunnerPro in August-September 2012. Here are some of new features you can expect in this update.
New file/image upload control
- select and upload multiple files at once. You only need one database field to store all file names.
- customizable list of allowed file extensions
- max number of files
- file size restriction (for each file individually and total upload size)
- customizable path to upload folder. May contain PHP variables. No need to write events code if you want to save each user' files to separate folder. Sample upload path: $_SESSION["ProjectID"]."/".$_SESSION["UserID"]
- Drag-n-drop upload - drag files from your desktop right to web page
Continue reading Preview of new features in PHPRunner 6.2 and ASPRunnerPro 7.2 »