Category Archives: Programming

Making the case for anonymous methods

I don’t know about you, but I make a lot of use of WebMethods when developing a less than trivial Morfik application.  WebMethods are extremely useful and actually quite easy to use, once you’ve got the hang of it. Depending … Continue reading

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Sometimes simple isn’t really simple at all

This afternoon I was working on creating a hierarchical visualization for a set of data, using Morfik. Essentially, what I wished to accomplish was a tree-like representation of a rather complex set of data. Well, Morfik being a tool that … Continue reading

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Morfik Languages: C# or something else?

Anyone that has taken an interest in Morfik AppsBuilder 2.0 knows that it is available in two editions: FX (Pascal) and BX (Basic). That is huge change to what you would find in AppsBuilder 1.4 which supported four different languages … Continue reading

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New features in Morfik 2.1

Aram Mirkazemi, Morfik’s CEO and main architect, presented a new list of features for Morfik AppsBuilder 2.1, in a recent forum post. This post presents an interesting list of features that which Mirkazemi says will be available by the end … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Custom Controls, Deployment, Hosting, Programming, Visual Design | 2 Comments

Sometimes it is easier than you think…

Just this week a developer who was building his first application with Morfik looked me up and was really eager to get me to look over his project because of some problems he was having. He had convinced himself that … 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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Sample Review: How2Videos

The new How2Videos sample project for Morfik 2.0 is a very interesting application to go through, if you are want to extend your Morfik development skills. To begin with, this applications mirrors most of the functionality you find in YouTube, … Continue reading

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Sample Review: Issue Tracker

I’m going to start the series of reviews of the new sample applications, with the Issue Tracker. I chose this application because it clearly has real life applications and as such it seemed like a good place to start looking … Continue reading

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Web-based desktop applications

Recently I was contacted by a friend, who has always been a web developer, about writing a small custom desktop application. He wanted to know if I could help a friend of his that needed a small application for calculating … Continue reading

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Displaying a Striped List

It is quite common for lists of information displayed in a web page to present a striped color pattern.  Such a pattern is useful for enhancing the reader’s ability to keep track of what is written in a single line. The picture bellow … Continue reading

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Understanding and Using Morfik Helper Methods

Morfik AppsBuilder 2.0 introduced a very interesting feature for those of us that have an interest in writing elegant code. This feature is called Helper Methods and it pretty much allows you to add methods to any type in the … Continue reading

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