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  • Overview
  • Required configuration
  • Configuration required for installing WINDEV
  • Configuration required to install WEBDEV
  • Configuration required for installing WINDEV Mobile
  • Setup
  • Configuring the Web servers
  • Register yourself
  • Dongle
  • Compatibility with the earlier versions
WINDEV
WindowsLinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaReports and QueriesUser code (UMC)
WEBDEV
WindowsLinuxPHPWEBDEV - Browser code
WINDEV Mobile
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadApple WatchUniversal Windows 10 AppWindows Mobile
Others
Stored procedures
Overview
This chapter presents the configuration required to install WINDEV, WEBDEV or WINDEV Mobile as well as the different steps of the setup.
Required configuration
WINDEV

Configuration required for installing WINDEV

We will distinguish between the configuration of the development computer (your computer) and the configuration required for the applications developed by WINDEV to operate (the end-user computers).
Development computer:
  • 1 GB or RAM (2 GB or more recommended).4 GB or RAM (8 GB or more recommended).
  • 2 GB of disk space (4 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).4 GB of disk space (10 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).
  • running Windows XP, 2003, Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
User computer:
  • 256 MB of RAM.
  • running Windows XP, 2003, Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
You will notice that the WINDEV source code is identical regardless of the Windows version on which the programs will run.
Notes:
  • Windows XP will be no longer be supported from April 8, 2014. Even if the applications will still be operating, we advise you to update to a more recent OS for security reasons.
  • Versions 19 and later
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WINDEV editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the WINDEV options. See WINDEV options for more details.
    New in version 19
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WINDEV editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the WINDEV options. See WINDEV options for more details.
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WINDEV editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the WINDEV options. See WINDEV options for more details.
WEBDEV - Server code

Configuration required to install WEBDEV

We will distinguish between the configuration of the development computer (your computer), the configuration required to host your sites (the computer of your hosting company) and the configuration required for using the sites developed in WEBDEV (the computers of the Web users).
Development computer:
  • 1 GB or RAM (2 GB or more recommended).4 GB or RAM (8 GB or more recommended).
  • 2 GB of disk space (4 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).4 GB of disk space (10 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).
  • running Windows XP, 2003, Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
Host computer:
  • Server 1 GB of RAM.
  • Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 7 or later.
  • Web server (see "Configuring the Web servers").
You will notice that the WEBDEV source code is identical regardless of the Windows version on which the programs will be run.
Computer of the Web user: standard Internet browser.
Note: Internet Explorer 11 is recommended. You have the ability to use earlier versions of this browser by developing sites compatible with the HTML 4 format.
Notes:
  • Windows XP will be no longer be supported from April 8, 2014. Even if the applications will still be operating, we advise you to update to a more recent OS for security reasons.
  • Versions 19 and later
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WEBDEV editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the WEBDEV options. See WEBDEV Options for more details.
    New in version 19
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WEBDEV editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the WEBDEV options. See WEBDEV Options for more details.
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WEBDEV editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the WEBDEV options. See WEBDEV Options for more details.
WINDEV Mobile

Configuration required for installing WINDEV Mobile

We will distinguish between the configuration of the development computer (your computer) and the configuration required for the applications developed by WINDEV Mobile to operate (the end-user computers).
Development computer:
  • 1 GB or RAM (2 GB or more recommended).4 GB or RAM (8 GB or more recommended).
  • 2 GB of disk space (4 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).4 GB of disk space (10 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).
  • running Windows XP, 2003, Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
Notes:
  • Windows XP will be no longer be supported from April 8, 2014. Even if the applications will still be operating, we advise you to update to a more recent OS for security reasons.
  • Versions 19 and later
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WINDEV Mobile editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the options of WINDEV Mobile. See Options of WINDEV Mobile for more details.
    New in version 19
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WINDEV Mobile editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the options of WINDEV Mobile. See Options of WINDEV Mobile for more details.
    When the resolution of the screen on a development computer is important, the size of the character fonts in the WINDEV Mobile editors may not be large enough for an efficient reading. This is the case on a Macbook retina in 2 560 x 1 600 or on the Windows computers in 3 000 x 1 800. To increase the size of all the fonts, all you have to do is check "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" in the options of WINDEV Mobile. See Options of WINDEV Mobile for more details.
Mobile computer:
  • equipped with an ARM or ARM-compatible processor (XScale, Samsung, ... except for the ARM V4T-compatible processors), X86 or X-86 compatible (Intel Transmeta, Geode, ...) and 64 MB of RAM.
  • in Windows CE 3.0, CE 4.0 ".NET" or CE 4.2 ".NET", CE 5, ... (according to the provider of the Windows version).
You will notice that the WINDEV source code is identical regardless of the Windows version on which the programs will run.
Setup
The installation is simple, just follow the instructions on the product's CD.
To make things easier, the setup procedure automatically creates the "WINDEV", "WEBDEV" or "WINDEV Mobile" program group in "Start .. Programs" and installs the necessary files.
WEBDEV - Server code

Configuring the Web servers

When installing WEBDEV, the following servers are automatically configured for WEBDEV
Web server
Details
IIS 3
IIS 4
IIS 5
IIS 6
IIS 7
Microsoft Internet Information Server version 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7.
Microsoft server supplied with FrontPage and with Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and later
ApacheVersion 1.3., 2.0, 2.2, 2.4
Free Web server supplied by the Apache Group
Note: Your Web server must be configured manually if it is not displayed in this list.
Register yourself
IMPORTANT: fill and return your registration card today.
The registration card supplied with your product is very important. It enables you to benefit from the free services offered by PC Soft to the customers: Free Technical Support (for a specified number of requests), information about new features or products, product upgrades, ...
Dongle
The dongle supplied with your product is specific to the development environment.
This dongle is not required for the end users or for the hosting company of your Internet sites.
The principle is simple, the dongle must be plugged in when the product is used.
Two types of keys are available, the key that goes on the parallel port of your computer (most common one) or the USB key.
To make sure that the parallel key operates properly, you must:
  • insert the key into the parallel port of your computer when it is switched off
  • connect your printer to the dongle
  • switch the computer and the printer on
  • start a print
If you're able to print, the electronic key is properly plugged in.
For the USB key, plug it into an available USB port and start WINDEV, WEBDEV or WINDEV Mobile.
Compatibility with the earlier versions
As for all the PC SOFT products, we guarantee backward compatibility with the earlier version.
To migrate the projects created with an earlier version, see the online help.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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