Category Archives: M2

The power of links…

Since Morfik 2.x came out, I’ve had the opportunity to work on several small and one large projects using it.  I also updated a couple of my older projects from Morfik 1.x, adding some of the new effects and replacing … Continue reading

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A great 2010 for Morfik and for all of us…

We are reaching the end of a year which saw a lot of evolution in Morfik.  The intermediate releases of the 2.1 and 2.2 series brought out a number of new features and helped other features more fully mature.  This … Continue reading

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New update available for Morfik 2.3.0.3

The latest release of Morfik came out with a couple of small, but show stopping, bugs. These issues which affected how popup Forms were displayed, and how pure browser and Linux applications were compiled. The overall impact was a total … Continue reading

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Christmas present for Morfik users: A new build (2.3.0.3) is available

Morfik has released build 2.3.0.3 just in time for it to make good Christmas gift. I have certainly been eagerly expecting this new build, which  is bug fix release with a few small incremental improvements. Among these fixes is one … Continue reading

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A Morfik wish list

While chatting with a friend, a few minutes ago, I started making up a small Morfik wish list. These are a few things I miss in the current version of AppsBuilder and that I have not seen mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Running Morfik on a Mac

Since Morfik is a Windows application, I would guess that there are few Mac users out there using it, right now. It is, however, perfectly usable when running from within a Parallels’s virtual machine. I tried this setup, recently, as … Continue reading

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New Tree control and utilities available from PannonRex

This week, as I mentioned in a previous post, a new, Morfik-specific, custom control was released by PannonRex, a long standing Morfik partner. The first control to come out is the visual equivalent of a treeview and it comes with … Continue reading

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New Morfik site: hidden clues of what is to come…

Doing a quick scan of the new Morfik website, searching for a specific bit of information I noticed that as I moved my mouse over links, their corresponding URLs/Paths were shown in the statusbar. If you haven’t yet noticed, this … Continue reading

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Working with the new build and samples

I just started to work with the new build of AppsBuilder (2.0.5.27) and with some of the newly available samples. I recommend that, as you start do work with the updated version, you should do a build of your projects, … Continue reading

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A new update for AppsBuilder 2.0 is available

Along with the update to their website, Morfik has made available a new patch for AppsBuilder 2.0. I have just downloaded the patches for Morfik FX and BX, and though I have not had the chance to install them, from … Continue reading

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Morfik updates website and adds new samples and graphics libraries

The Morfik.com website has just been updated, with the addition of several new samples that can be downloaded. The dowloads page is a available from a small list of links right at the top of the page. Among the new … Continue reading

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Where is the Ajax?

One of the most telling signs that Morfik is really achieving its goal of making the creation of web applications easy is how little you see the word “Ajax” employed anywhere were Morfik users are involved. I remember telling Fuad … Continue reading

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Extreme expectations – avoiding frustration

I had an interesting chat with a fellow developer who was frustrated because he had to do a lot of programming work, in order to create a business application with Morfik. At first I was a bit puzzled, but as … Continue reading

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Morfik advantages that are not so obvious

Recently I was showing a friend how an application could be developed using Morfik AppsBuilder, when he was called away to look at some deployment issues with a ASP.NET application he developed. Since we were together I started to follow … Continue reading

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Morfik Applications and Search Engines

The same forum post that called my attention to guitaraholic.com also reminded me about how badly websites that are heavy on Ajax perform in regards to search engines. Morfik applications are probably as heavy as you can get on Ajax, … Continue reading

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A Guitar marketplace built with Morfik

Recently I had my attention called to a new website that is built with Morfik. The creator of the website posted a link on the Morfik forums and, with my curiosity working up, there I went browsing away to www.guitaraholic.com. … Continue reading

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Building a modular XApp with Web Services

I’ve recently began work on a new application using Morfik AppsBuilder 2.0. In sitting down to think about how it should work, I quickly came to the conclusion that I should actually break it down into more than one “Web … Continue reading

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Obnoxious Sliding Panels

I use Morfik 2.0 just about everyday. It is a great tool, a great product. One thing I can’t stand in the product, though, are those obnoxious sliding panels on the side and bottom of the main window. Why should … Continue reading

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Morfik Reports: a great idea that still needs a little work

Morfik reports are a great idea! I have lost count of the number of times that some complained to me of how bad a receipt of invoice looked when printed from a browser. Morfik reports by using Adobe’s PDF (Portable … Continue reading

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Running Morfik Fx on a NetBook

Some months ago I got an Asus EEE PC 1000 HD netbook.  I got it so that I could always have a notebook on hand for writing. I have been writing books for 13 years now but I am having … Continue reading

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