For developers who use ASP.NET, DesignBais, and other tools, it’s important to design the look and feel of a website before too much front-end work is done.
It’s started – people are getting more comfortable with DesignBais, learning the strengths and how to deal with the weaknesses. When the first release of a new application UI is […]
I just had a situation with DesignBais connecting to two servers. Huh? Problem solved!
My first book, Using DesignBais, will be available soon. Here’s the current status. Comments and suggestions welcome.
A user in the DesignBais forum asked if there was a way to use a Header Process to put data at the bottom of an MV grid, rather than changing […]
The following is some great information posted to the Raining Data web forum by Robert Burke, their new Technical Support Director. I’ve posted it here verbatim for your benefit.
From the "give um an inch" department, it seems people aren’t happy with eliminating the back button from the browser. Eliminating all of the browser buttons wasn’t good enough either. […]
How’d you like to get complex text and image formatting into your DesignBais forms? How’d you like to edit that text with a WYSIWYG editor, without having to see any […]
You can easily find answers elsewhere to the security problem documented here, but since one of my recent posts might lead you into the problem I thought I’d provide the […]
I have code that updates the Outlook Calendar from MV apps. I decided to hook it up with DesignBais. This is just too cool.
Once in a while this question comes up about what to do when the user hits the Back button in a browser app. Well, the italian in me says "break […]
One of the neat things about DesignBais is that the product itself is written in DesignBais. This isn’t uncommon in the world today. Java is written in Java, C is […]
One of the less intuitive aspects of working with DesignBais is that things aren’t always done directly. We don’t always use Field=Data to assign data to a field. We frequently […]
Part 1 on Launching a URL provided details about how to launch a complex URL from a DesignBais form. In this Part 2 of 2 I’ll show you how to send […]
There is an issue with DesignBais v3.3 and mv.NET v2.1.4 where starting DesignBais from the startDB.asp web page consistently fails with "cannot connect"-type messages that don’t lead to any specific […]
I was asked by one of my clients to provide a button on a Customer Master Maintenance form which would launch a browser window to display a map showing directions […]
When starting work with DesignBais all of us are introduced to that initial bit of code – the big Case block that does the Gosub to handle each event. Many […]
The Graph component in DesignBais is great. The documentation might make the BASIC code for graphs look complex, but after you do it just once, you’ll realize it’s quite simple. […]
A question came up in the DesignBais forum : "Is there any way for me to find the IP Address or Hostname of the requesting machine?" There are a couple […]
DesignBais uses CSS styles to help us maintain a consistent style and color palatte throughout our applications. Too much variety decreases the professional look and feel (L&F) of the environment. […]