This chapter explains how to download <AppML>, and immediately start developing web applications on your own computer.
<AppML> is not a product. <AppML> is an idea. It's just a browser script and a server script.
Anyone can download <AppML> and change the scripts to create their own professional web applications.
You can download <AppML> for PHP from this link AppmlPHP.zip
You can download <AppML> for ASP.NET from this link AppmlASP.zip
|appml.php (or .aspx)||<AppML> server script|
|appml.css||<AppML> style sheet|
|appml.js||<AppML> browser script|
|appml_config.php (or .aspx)||<AppML> local configuration|
|Images (folder)||<AppML> stylesheet images|
If you already have a web server supporting ASP.NET or PHP:
1. Create a new web folder called Demo (or anything else).
2. Unzip the files and folders from the zip file.
3. Copy the files and folders to your new web folder.
4. Start developing your web applications.
If you don't have a web server, you can use Microsoft's WebMatrix (free software) for developing web applications.
With WebMatrix, you can edit, test, and run web applications on your own PC, without the need for any web server.
WebMatrix comes with:
WebMatrix can be downloaded from:
When you have installed WebMatrix, use the same instructions as above.
You connect to a database on your web server, by changing the configuration information in appml.config:
If you don't have a database:
You can create a database using WebMatrix.
Or you can download an Access database from this link: Northwind.zip.
Or you can download an empty Access database from this link: Empty Database.zip.
You can download all the applications from the case study of this tutorial:
You can download an application to fill a test database with data: