Getting Started with Alpha Anywhere - Basic Tutorials

Description

These basic tutorials provide step-by-step instructions for creating some of the core elements required for any mobile or web application. This includes creating new workspaces and connection strings, configure the Development Server, and how to test your application using some of the tools available in Alpha Anywhere.

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How to Test Connection Strings on the Application Server

Named AlphaDAO connection strings must be defined relative to the server in a publishing profile. The Application Server's Connection String Builder Genie can be used to create and test published connection strings. Connection strings can then be copied to the publishing profile in the Alpha Anywhere Development Environment.

Creating AlphaDAO Connection Strings

Alpha Anywhere Data Access Objects (AlphaDAO) let your web or mobile application communicate with a SQL Database. Learn how to create an AlphaDAO connection string to an Access, MySQL, or SQL Server database using the Northwind database that ships with Alpha Anywhere.

Create a new Alpha Anywhere Workspace

Every Alpha Anywhere application begins with a Workspace. Learn how to create a new workspace for a mobile or web application by following this step-by-step guide.

Configuring the Alpha Anywhere Development Server

A guide to configuring the Alpha Anywhere Development Server for testing your web and mobile applications.

Alpha Anywhere Developer Environment: First Launch

The first time you launch Alpha Anywhere, you will need to configure the development environment. This guide discusses what you need to do activate Alpha Anywhere and what to expect during your first launch.

Configuring the Northwind Database

The Northwind database ships with Alpha Anywhere. These step-by-step tutorials describe how to setup Northwind as an Access, MySQL, or SQL Server database.

Previewing Components

A guide to testing an Alpha Anywhere mobile or web application using Working Preview and Live Preview.

How to Publish an Alpha Anywhere Application to a Remote Server Using FTP

A step-by-step guide to configuring a publishing profile to publish your Alpha Anywhere Application to a server running the Alpha Anywhere Application Server using FTP.

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.

How to Publish an Alpha Anywhere Application to a Server on the Local Area Network (LAN)

A step-by-step guide to configuring a publishing profile to publish your Alpha Anywhere Application to a server on the Local Area Network (LAN) that is running the Alpha Anywhere Application Server.

Publishing an Alpha Anywhere Application to the Local Webroot

A step-by-step guide to configuring a publishing profile to publish your Alpha Anywhere Application locally using the Development Server.

How to perform a Remote Test

A step-by-step guide to performing a Remote Test of an Alpha Anywhere component on a device on the network.