This is the second video in educational series that shows how you can create a simple project, connect to your database, build it and view in browser. Here is the outline: connection to local or remote MySQL database previewing your application using built-in web server XAMPP installation previewing your application using XAMPP’s web server (Apache) uploading your application to the remote web server transferring your MySQL database to remote web server running your application on remote web server Watch it on our web site or…Continue Reading “Video: connection to remote MySQL, XAMPP installation, FTP upload”

In this article we'll show you how to add password strength meter to ASPRunnerPro/PHPRunner registration page. This meter is a handy way to show users how weak or strong their password is. This code requires ASPRunnerPro 7.x or PHPRunner 6.x in order to work properly. Download article code.

For this purpose we are going to use jQuery password strength plugin developed by Olivier Oechsle. Make sure to check plugin page if you are interested in internal workings or fancy to improve it.

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Quiz template includes both PHP (MySQL) and ASP (MS Access) versions.

ReportsMaestro is a Web-based report and chart builder that supports all major databases.

Mobile template allows you to build mobile version of your web application (requires PHPRunner 6 or ASPRunnerPro 7).

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For all those who are patiently waiting for a new version to be released - we will have PHPRunner 6/ASPRunnerPro 7 beta available July 12th-15th. We apologize for prolonged wait.

As you remember this new version features Style Editor, Mobile Template and easily customizable layouts. I'd love to present a few examples of interfaces customized in Style Editor (all images are clickable).

Edit page in style editor

Note buttons and panels shape, gradient backgrounds and different border types.

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Many developers have the need to work collaboratively on the same ASPRunnerPro or PHPRunner project. In this tutorial I’ll show how to make this happen with almost no effort. We are going to utilize the power of version control system (VCS). Version or revision control systems track and provide control over the changes to the source code. The most popular VCS systems nowadays are Subversion, Git, Mercurial and Bazaar. We plan to use Subversion (SVN) which is easy to get started with. I’ll cover the…Continue Reading “Best practices: multiple developers working on the same project”

In this article we will cover all the aspects of creating multilingual websites with the help of PHPRunner. This process includes the following steps: Translation of system messages Translation of table/field names and custom labels Translation of data from the database Translation of system messages First of all, you need to define the language(s) of standard texts in the website interface or “system messages”. On the Miscellaneous page you can choose one or more languages which your website will support. Use the Language drop-down box…Continue Reading “Localizing PHPRunner/ASPRunnerPro applications”

You can expand the functionality of the web applications built by ASPRunner and PHPRunner by adding ASP and PHP code. Depending on your business needs and the type of data you need to access you can use any of the following 4 vehicles: Events Button View as: Custom Insert PHP/ASP Code Snippet Each extension method serves its own specific purpose and choosing the right tool for the job might be a daunting task. I will describe each of these tools in greater detail and then…Continue Reading “Taming the beast: Events, Buttons and Code snippets”

A special thank you to Fred Blau who provided the original jsgantt integration sample.

A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart that illustrates a project schedule. Gantt charts illustrate the start and finish dates of the tasks that belong to this project. Some Gantt charts also show the dependency relationships between activities (tasks). Gantt charts can be used to show current schedule status using percent-complete shadings and a vertical "TODAY" line.

Sample GANTT chart in PHPRunner

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