Application Development: Alpha Five v10 Eases Web App Building with Codeless AJAX

 
 
By Jeff Cogswell  |  Posted 2010-04-06
 
 
 

Alpha Five v10 Eases Web App Building with Codeless AJAX

By Jeff Cogswell

Alpha Five v10 Eases Web App Building with Codeless AJAX

AJAX Grids

Creating Web-based, AJAX-powered grids is a snap in Alpha Five v10.

AJAX Grids

Included Controls

Log-in controls, dialogs and navigation controls are also included.

Included Controls

Create a Grid

To create a grid, you can start with either a template or a blank grid.

Create a Grid

Design UI

The user interface for designing the grids looks a little overwhelming at first, but once you understand it, it's actually very easy to use.

Design UI

Configuration Options

Alpha Five lets you configure everything down to the smallest detail, such as how the record navigator looks in a grid.

Configuration Options

Dialog Boxes

Most of the dialog boxes in the designer have help built right into them.

Dialog Boxes

Building Links

Building links that appear in a grid is just a matter of filling in a couple of forms.

Building Links

Drop-Down Boxes

Populating a drop-down box to show the rows from another table is quick and easy.

Drop-Down Boxes

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