Video tutorials

Importing CSV data to AppGini 5.90+ apps

We've added a completely rewritten CSV import tool to AppGini 5.90. Any user can now use it to import CSV data to tables (as long as they are granted import permission, and have insert permission to the table).

Screen cast: Build a dynamic form to collect data from your website visitors

Using AppGini, build a dynamic form and allow anonymous users to fill it in.

00:08 This tutorial shows you how to add a dynamic form to your website, allowing visitors to fill it in.

00:15 For example, we'll create a school admission form and see how to access and search submissions.

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, 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.

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