Building your first
Database Consultant and
IronSpeed Designer U
Building Enterprise Class Web Applications in .NET were quite cumber
some and sometimes difficult to
implement. But things have changed thanks to the recent advent of ASP.NET 2.0 etc.
But still many of the core business logic and development of pages needs to be in place. This is where
IronSpeed Designer comes in. IronSpeed
designer follows the simple process of just
application of choice, and then later customizing it according to your needs.
Generate .NET Web applications in minutes straight from your database. Quickly create visually
Web applications that are easy
customize and ready
deploy. If you need an
app built today, use Iron Speed Designer!
Ironspeed designer is the new revolutionary way of building sophisticated ASP.NET Web Applications
without writing much code and foc
using on just making changes to the templates being provided by the
With Ironspeed designer you can achieve the following tasks easily
Reporting & tracking apps
Data management apps
Data collection portals
Well how this is all possible you say? Think IronSpeed Designer!
In this tutorial we shall be building a simple Job Application
that comes as part of the sample
Without Writing a Single Line of
oint to an existing database and let the Iron Speed Designer wizards build a sophisticated, database
driven application that's ready to deploy. In just minutes, Iron Speed Designer generates your
application's Web pages, user in
terface code and data access logic.
Some of the Key Advanced Features of IronSpeed Designer
Iron Speed Designer generates complete, professional
looking .NET Web applications with all the user
interface features you expect in custom hand
cations but without the extra hand
Sophisticated Pages & Reports
Visually Stunning Web Apps
International Language Support
To walk you through the simple steps, you first need to download and install IronSpeed
PIV or higher processor with 1 GB Memory with 40 GB HDD etc
Windows 2000 and above (XP Preferred)
.NET framework 1.1 or 2.0 (2.
> Any Edition
. You will be given a 15 day Evaluation Key for the
After this, the product turns into a Free Edition
So we shall now begin to develop our Job Application using IronSpeed Designer.
u launch the product, you will be presented with the screen as shown in
As you can see, I am using the FREE Edition of the product.
In the free edition, one can
develop an application co
nsisting of 30 pages and utilizing 15
quiet good for anyone wanting to develop proto
type applications before using it in the
Click on the Create a New Application button
You will be presented with a Wiz
shown in figure 1.2 below
Click on the Next Button to proceed
In the next screen, you can Configure the following options
Your Custom App Name
Your Application’s Local Fol
der where all th
e pages are going to be
Your Code Language:
Either C# or VB.NET (VB.NET is the Default), I chose C#
1.1, 2.0 or 3.0, I chose 2.0
VS 2005 is the Default
. This enables you to debug the Project w
ithin VS at
any point in time
SQL Statement Generation
You can choose between Stored Procedures or Inline SQL, I
chose Stored Procedures
(This is the best way to get Application Performance)
Now you can choose between Locali
This was too difficult in the current scenario
, but thanks to IronSpeed Designer it is so easy.
Even the Text Direction option can be made between right
left and left to right display.
Finally, Namespace and Virtual Direct
This will indicate the location of your
application within IIS.
This is shown in Figure 1.3 below
Click Next to proceed
You will now be presented with
a list of pre
created template pages, you can choose any
rom the choice,
. This is shown in Figure 1.4
Now click next to configure the Database
In this tutorial we shall be using the sample Southwind Access Database provided.
the Test Connectio
n button to verify the Database connection
This is shown in F
Click next to Proceed
Since we are building a Job Application, we shall only be selecting the Employees Table from
This is shown
in the Figure 1.6 below.
Click Next to Proceed
. You will now get a progress indicator stating that the table relations
are being created.
Finally in the last screen, you can choose Build and Run, since this is the fir
st time, you are
actually building using IronSpeed Designer.
You can later customize the various options
This is shown in the Figure 1.7
Now after running the Application, you can view the results in Internet E
xplorer as shown in
the Figure 1.8 below.
So wasn’t that so easy building an Enterprise Class ASP.NET Data Driven Application within
15 mins or
You can explore the various options available with the Applicatio
such as Search, Sort and
even DML Operations such as Insert, Update and Delete of Employees.
can be achieved
with just a few cl
icks and configuration settings
that need to be
within Iron Speed Designer
And that’s not all, Ironspeed Desig
ner applications can be further customized within its own
IDE or using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
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