|Subject||Re: [IBO] Web application|
Thanks to everybody for the information !
----- Original Message -----
From: "Helen Borrie" <helebor@...>
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 11:03 AM
Subject: Re: [IBO] Web application
> At 06:07 AM 14-11-01 +0100, you wrote:
> >Hi list,
> > I have a big, big problem :-). We have a database server, and
someone is asking me to make a application that he can connect from his
house to the IB-database through the internet. I don't have any idea where
to start. Are there any tutorials available for that ?
> Have you thought about doing a simple web application? It really depends
on your requirements, of course, but CGI or ISAPI apps are simple to write
with Delphi and IBO. At its simplest, it is an app that is run by your web
server software (Omni or Sambar for CGI or WinCGI, IIS or Omni for ISAPI)
that acts as a server-based "client", receiving and processing HTTP requests
from the web client (a browser) and sending back HTML in response.
> For learning material, don't go past http://www.matlus.com, Shiv Kumar's
site dedicated to tutorial material on writing web apps, telnet clients,
server-based web clients, etc. in Delphi.
> fwiw, I'm planning to do a TI sheet on the building of the FAQ app, since
it is a reasonably simple one and could be a handy building block for folk
wanting to do WebBroker or Websnap with IBO...
> OTOH, if you need to do a high-octane, multi-user, interactive database
application, ASTA would be the way to go.
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