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Re: [vox-tech] Seeking Suggestions for Form Designer



2nd What Mr. Riley says.  Good program that sounds like it is almost tailor 
built for what you need.
Uber easy to use.

Jim

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <timriley@appahost.com>
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Seeking Suggestions for Form Designer


>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: [vox-tech] Seeking Suggestions for Form Designer
>> From: Chris Jenks <chris@jenks.us>
>> Date: Sun, January 27, 2013 9:43 am
>> To: lugod's technical discussion forum <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
>>
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>>    As a mostly self-taught programmer, I've noticed myself creating
>> web applications over the years which seem similar enough that a tool may
>> exist to create them with less redundant effort. Things like timesheets,
>> equipment inventories, shopping directories and publication summaries all
>> have in common the routine of create the database, make a form to add,
>> edit and delete from the database, make reports of the database and a way
>> to export data.
>
> If you will pardon the self-promotion, I wrote something that
> is exactly the tool you described. It creates the database, then makes
> forms to insert, update, and delete rows. It makes reports from
> the database and has exports (and imports). Also, it's
> security is multi-user and multi-role.
>
>>There tend to be a few special requirements per
>> application which keep them from being identical aside from field names
>> and table relationships.
>
> I made the same observation programming Oracle's SQLForms. All the
> tables
> had the same underlying code, except the table names and field names
> were different.
>
>>    I looked into moodle a while ago, which was originally meant to allow
>> the design of custom web forums. Can anyone point me toward anything more
>> promising then moodle for inventory type applications?
>
> Consider Appaserver: http://appaserver.com .
>
>>
>>    Thanks,
>>
>>      Chris
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