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#1 Post by alepap »

There are a lot of samples provided with eXpress++
The fastest way to try the samples is with the workbench provided with Alaska xbase++. You can browse the folders, click on the project file, you will have to build the project, and run the executable file.
Most of the samples works using the workbench. In some rare case, you must use PBUILD in the command prompt to build the project.
The workbench uses its own environment. Make sure that the path is added for exp20 files in tools environment options, directories.
If you get some samples from the forums, make sure you add the following at the beginning of the prg files
#include "dcdialog.CH"
#include "dclip.CH"
#pragma library("dcdesign.LIB")
#pragma library("dclipx.LIB")
#pragma library("dclip1.LIB")
They could be also added on the project file and you would get an error when trying to build the sample if you don´t have them at all.

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#2 Post by alepap »

Help file is provided by Alaska in a chm format. This has no issues.

The help file for eXpress++ is in hlp format witch is discontinued by Microsoft. You can still install or get the winhlp32.exe to work. This is discussed in another forum. Make a search.

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#3 Post by alepap »

When you have put some order in your code, tried the samples, added some features to your application in GUI, now it the time to have a private session with Roger Donnay. He charges 60$ per hour (price may vary) and he will help you with the next steps.

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#4 Post by bwolfsohn »

Alexandre,


Actually, the fastest way to try the samples is to type xdemo at the command prompt... no compiliing necessary...
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#5 Post by alepap »

Oh wow, XDEMO gives you a lot of samples. Thanks.

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#6 Post by bwolfsohn »

it's the fastest way to learn xbase++ w/ express++
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#7 Post by alepap »

There is a lot and a lot of samples in xdemo. Thanks Brian for that info.
I spent 2 nights on it.

At the beginning, when you look at it, it looks complicated. But the more time I spend on it the more I understand the logic, and more I appreciate eXpress++.

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#8 Post by bwolfsohn »

alepap wrote:There is a lot and a lot of samples in xdemo. Thanks Brian for that info.
I spent 2 nights on it.

At the beginning, when you look at it, it looks complicated. But the more time I spend on it the more I understand the logic, and more I appreciate eXpress++.
+1

Hey roger,

You should add a like button to the bb..

https://area51.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=45881

http://www.mildredbrennan.com/blog/?p=118
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#9 Post by rdonnay »

You should add a like button to the bb..
This sounds like a good idea.
It will have to wait til I get back from Europe.
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#10 Post by Wolfgang Ciriack »

You should add a like button to the bb..
Oh, no, a simple :clap: :greetings-clapyellow: .or. :handgestures-thumbupleft: is enough...
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