Video tutorials

How to create a Google maps browser API key


In order to be able to include Google maps in your AppGini application, you need to have AppGini 5.40 or higher, and you need to obtain a Google maps browser API key (sometimes also referred to as client-side or JavaScript API key). You can create that key free-of-charge using a Google account. This video shows you how.


Screen cast: Filtering a lookup menu by customizing the SQL query

Learn how to filter the contents of the drop-down menu for a look-up field. With a slight knowledge of SQL, you can easily change what is displayed in the drop down.

00:07 Using the Northwind application, which is available online at bigprof.com/demo, we will get to know another feature that AppGini offers.

Screen cast: How to upload your AppGini web application to a web server using FTP and cPanel

AppGini allows you to create and publish web database applications in a few minutes. This is how to upload your AppGini-generated application to a web server powered by cPanel.

Screen cast: AppGini lookup fields and master detail pages

In this screen-cast, we'll add a "category" look-up field to books, and show how to display all the books that belong to a selected category.


Video transcript

00:07 Look-up fields are drop-downs listing data from another table, which help you organize your web application.

00:15 This is how our final table looks like.

Video tour: Saving searches for quick use later

Saving filters allows you to get back to any search you applied without re-entering all criteria over again. You can even share your saved searches with any user having access to the table you are searching in.

Limiting user input to pre-defined options in AppGini

Some data fields in your application might allow users to select among only a limited set of options. We can set up fields this way using "option lists" ... Let's see how AppGini makes this possible in a few simple steps.

Video tour: Changing your application theme

In this screencast, we'll learn how to change the application theme. As of AppGini 5.20, you can choose a Bootstrap 3 based theme for your generated application. AppGini comes with 12 themes. All of them are responsive, meaning that they automatically look great on any screen size.

Video tour: Adding a file upload field

This is a screencast that will show you how to create fields to upload documents (or other files) in your AppGini application.

Cascading drop downs (or filtering contents of a drop down when selecting a value from another drop down)

Cascading drop-downs link two listings to each other so that selecting a value from the first list, automatically filters the data in the second one.

Filtering a lookup menu by customizing the SQL query

In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to filter the contents of the drop down menu for a lookup field. In this example, we want to stop users from adding discontinued products in an order, so we'll write an SQL query that hides discontinued products from the product lookup field. If you know a little SQL, you'll find this tutorial easy to follow.
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