Version 10 makes creating multi-column forms easier. In previous versions you needed to select layout on Style Editor page. In version 10 you can do this right in Page Designer and you can change it at any time without resetting the page. Changes you made to your page will no be lost.

In this article we use Customers table from Northwind database. In Page Designer select Edit page. Here is how it looks by default (all images are clickable):

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It is about time we talk about version 10 of PHPRunner, ASPRunner.NET and ASPRunnerPro. We expect beta version to be available in November and stable version will be released before the end of the year.

Make sure that your software maintenance is current. Otherwise you will have to purchase version 10 at the full price.

The most interesting new feature in this update is Page Designer which will complement and eventually will replace the Visual Editor. This is quite a big change and before we talk about new functionality I need to explain why this change was required.

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Version 9.8 added an option to use Grid Tabs. Besides static tabs we also developed an API that allows to create and manage tabs from your code.

In this example we will use the typical Orders table to demonstrate how this API works. We will create a tab for each employee that lists her own orders only. This is how it is going to look in generated application.

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PHPRunner 9.8, ASPRunnerPro 9.8 and ASPRunner.NET 9.8 is here! If you purchased or upgraded PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro or ASPRunner.NET less than one year ago logon to control panel at https://xlinesoft.com/dss/support.asp and find download links and registration keys under ‘My purchases’. There should be ‘Reg info’ link next to your latest upgrade purchase. New customer purchase links: PHPRunner ASPRunnerPro ASPRunner.NET Upgrade links: PHPRunner ASPRunnerPro ASPRunner.NET Trial version download links: http://xlinesoft.com/download Here is the list of new features in version 9.8. 1. Tabs and additional WHERE on List…Continue Reading “PHPRunner 9.8, ASPRunnerPro 9.8 and ASPRunner.NET 9.8 is here!”

PHPRunner 9.7, ASPRunnerPro 9.7 and ASPRunner.NET 9.7 released!

New customer purchase links:
PHPRunner
ASPRunnerPro
ASPRunner.NET

Upgrade links:
PHPRunner
ASPRunnerPro
ASPRunner.NET

Trial version download links:
http://xlinesoft.com/download

Here is the list of new features in version 9.7.

1. Improved password hashing

Option to use industry standard bcrypt hashing algorithm. Send password reset link to user's email, link expires in 24 hours.

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PHPRunner 9.6, ASPRunnerPro 9.6, ASPRunner.NET 9.6 released (November 10th, 2016).

If you purchased or upgraded PHPRunner, ASPRunner.NET or ASPRunnerPro after November 10, 2015 this update is free of charge for you. Logon to control panel at https://xlinesoft.com/dss/support.asp and find download links and registration keys under 'My purchases'. If you do not have a help desk account yet create a new one using the same email address you have used to place the order.

Trial version download links

'Buy now' pages

PHPRunner

ASPRunner.NET

ASPRunnerPro

Upgrade pages

PHPRunner

ASPRunner.NET

ASPRunnerPro

Important: if you purchased PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro or ASPRunner.NET before November 10th 2015 you have till November 20th, 2016 to use discounted upgrade option. After November 20th, 2016 you will have to purchase software at the full price. Do not miss your chance to upgrade for less.

'Update selected' feature

This is a long awaited feature that allows you quickly makes changes to multiple records. You can choose fields to appear on 'Update selected' dialog. Depending on Edit page settings 'Update selected' page can be shown either in popup or as a separate page.

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In this new version we are providing an easy way to display any page in Bootstrap popup window. Welcome, Runner.displayPopup() function.

The simplest form is really simple. There is only one mandatory parameter, URL of the page to be displayed. You can use this function anywhere you can use Javascript code i.e. in Javascript OnLoad event or ClientBefore event of custom button.

Here is how you can display Add page of Products table in popup:

Runner.displayPopup( { 
	url: "products_add.php"
});

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In PHPRunner 9, ASPRunner.NET 9.0 and ASPRunnerPro 9.5 we are switching to new version of charting components: AnyChart 7. What does this mean for you as a user?

  • AnyChart 7 is Javascript based. No more Flash charts, works out of the box on all devices
  • AnyChart 7 provides better user experience, more functionality, better looking charts
  • We are adding ChartModify event that would allow you to tweak charts appearance and behaviour in endless ways. You can copy and paste basically any example from AnyChart manual as is.

Below are a few examples of how you can use ChartModify event.

Add horizontal scroller

var currentScroller = chart.xScroller();
currentScroller.enabled(true);

Add horizontal scroller and set initial zoom to 50%

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Web applications generated by PHPRunner, ASPRunner.NET or ASPRunnerPro communicate with databases via means of SQL queries. Whenever you search, edit or delete data your web application issues a series of SQL queries, gets results back and displays it on the web page. Understanding the basics of SQL will help you build better apps and find errors faster.

Our code generators come will handy option to display all SQL queries application executes. For this purpose you can add the following line of code to AfterApplicationInitialized event:

In PHPRunner

$dDebug = true;
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