- Publishing a Page to a Server
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Publishing a Page to a Server.xml
The following is a step by step example of publishing a page and associated data files to a server, and then viewing the published page.
- Publishing a Web Project
/pages/Server/Guide/Deploy/Publishing a Web Project.xml
Publishing one or more files in a project places them in a server directory, so that the Application Server can make them available to users.
- Adapting to a Different Server Date Format
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Adapting to a Different Server Date Format.xml
The application developer created a grid with a search component with a date field. The Application Server was located on a machine where the regional settings were set for US dates (i.e. MM/DD/YYYY ). The users, however, wanted to search using DD/MM/YYYY date formats. The solution was to edit the .A5W page that displays the component.
- How to Configure and Publish an Alpha Anywhere Application to a server Using HTTP Publishing
A step-by-step guide to configuring the Alpha Anywhere Application Server and publishing profile to publish your Alpha Anywhere Application using HTTP publish.
- Inserting a Page Break
/pages/Guides/Report/Printing Techniques/Inserting a Page Break.xml
There are two types of page breaks you can use, a hard page break and a soft page break. A hard page break always causes a page break to occur. For example, if you want to use the Report Header edit region as a cover page for the Report, you can put a hard page break at the end of the edit region to cause the Report to start the next edit region on the following page.
- Sending Filter and Order Expressions to a Page
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Sending Filter and Order Expressions to a Page.xml
If you want to send multiple arguments to a page, you must separate them with "&" characters. This example duplicates and modifies the Pick_a_Customer page to create the Apply_Filter_and_Order page.
- How to write a socket server in Xbasic
/pages/HowTo/Web Applications/Writing a Socket Server in Xbasic.xml
Below is a very basic server that you could expand to use multiple sockets and threads as required. It should give you a good starting point on how to use sockets in Xbasic. It does not implement any specific protocol on top of the sockets: that is left to you.
- Using Arguments to Filter Records in a Page Layout
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/PageLayout/Using Arguments to Filter Records.xml
Arguments can be defined for a Page Layout Component which can be used in server-side show/hide expressions as well as filtering Grid Components and Reports.
- Using a Systray Caption to differentiate multiple server instances
/pages/Guides/Application Server/Using a Systray Caption to differentiate multiple server instances.xml
The Application Server creates an icon in the Windows Systray to access the Control Panel and indicate the server's state. Each icon is visually identical when running multiple instances of the Application Server, so it becomes difficult to associate each icon with the correct server instance.
- Creating a Login Page
/pages/Guides/Xbasic/Creating a Login Page.xml
Code examples and a short guide on how to create a login page.