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Alpha Anywhere Data Integration: Connecting and Inspecting

Nearly every application built in Alpha Anywhere communicates with a data source, such as a database or web service. As a low-code tool, Alpha Anywhere employs multiple tools to make the task of creating a connection to a data source and inspecting that data source easy. To understand how these tasks are done, we will look at several tools available in Alpha Anywhere built for making the process of data integration simple. AlphaDAO Connection Strings At the heart of all data queries in Alpha Anywhere is the AlphaDAO connection sting. AlphaDAO stands for "Alpha Anywhere Data Access Object". An AlphaDAO connection string is a definition for connecting to a data source, such as a database on a remote server.
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Sarah Mitchell
Sarah Mitchell

Technical Writer and Documentation Expert at Alpha Software

The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.