There was an article posted back in 2007 in our forums that provided a solid start for many SEO-friendly URLs applications. It is about time to talk about how you can implement it in version 10.x of PHPRunner, ASPRunnerPro, and ASPRunner.NET. We have helped one of our clients to implement this solution in their project. They run a website that lists public voters’ information in certain Florida counties. The objective is to make these pages rank high when someone searches for county, city or neighborhood…Continue Reading “SEO-friendly pages in your web application”

By default PHPRunner/ASPRunner.NET provide "Delete selected" functionality. In some cases you need to be able to delete records individually. In this tutorial we will show how to add a delete button to each record. We will also show how to make it look as a regular edit/copy/view buttons.

1. Proceed to the List page in Page Designer and insert a button. Move it to one of grid columns. Set button style to "link-button" and choose icon "glyphicon-remove" as appears on a screenshot below.

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If you purchased or upgraded PHPRunner, ASPRunner.NET or ASPRunnerPro recently you may have noticed that we are using a new checkout solution based on Invoice template. In this article we will show you steps required to add this kind of functionality to your project.

To see how it works live proceed to PHPRunner purchase page, select Edition, enter your email address, add more options on the next screen and click Continue.

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Lets say you run a mini-hotel and need to build a very simple reservation system. In this article we will show how avoid double-booking only showing the rooms that are available for selected date range. Similar approach can be applied to any other reservation system i.e. if you need to build conference rooms reservation app.

In our database we need two tables, Rooms and Reservations.

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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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PHPRunner 9 adds an option to build and package desktop applications as well as web applications. In this article we'll try to answer most common questions and explain what PHPRunner desktop applications can and can not do.

How it works

First of all, Desktop apps functionality is built on the top of wonderful open source PHP Desktop project. PHP Desktop packages together the following software components:

  • web server (Mongoose)
  • PHP
  • Chrome browser
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This is a just for fun PHPRunner project similar to one we built for World Cup 2014. Check this live demo first.

This project requires PHPRunner 9.0. Yes, there is a desktop app for this project. Download it, install it, run it and enjoy. Ignore the security warning, we didn't sign this one yet.

This project uses live Euro 2016 data provided by football-data.org in JSON format. PHPRunner project makes the use of this data and if will not work if they website is down for any reason.

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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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