Video Library / Getting Started


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To help you get started with Code On Time web application generator, we have created a series of videos covering several important topics. Note that some of the advanced features, such as modal forms and advanced search bar are not available in the free edition of Code On Time.

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Each topic has both a detailed article with text and pictures as well as YouTube video tutorials to fit your preferred style of learning.

All YouTube tutorials are available in 720p HD resolution – make sure to change the resolution using the Gear icon in the bottom right corner of the player in order to provide a clear picture. Then, click on the bottom right icon to enjoy the video in full screen.

Changing the quality of a YouTube video to 720p.     Enabling full screen mode for a YouTube video.

Creating an App

Learn how to create your first Code On Time web application. This will cover creating the Northwind database and adding ASP.NET Membership using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express.

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Using the Project Designer

Learn the basics for using the Project Designer efficiently in order to perfect your web app.

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Creating a Three-Level Master Detail Page

Learn how to quickly create a new page and configure a three-level master-detail relationship between Customers, Orders, and Order Details controllers.

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Rearranging Data Fields

Learn how to rearrange, delete, or add data fields to a data view.

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Designing Forms

Learn how to change form presentation. This tutorial covers floating fields in a category, creating multi-column forms, and using custom category templates.

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Configuring Charts

Learn how to create a chart view to graphically present data to the user. The chart will be available as a standalone view and a child view filtered by the master view.

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Creating Many-to-Many Fields

Learn to configure a many-to-many field between Employees and Territories controllers. This field will be presented as a check box list on the Employees form.

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Creating Calculated Fields

Learn how to add a field to the Order Details form that will calculate a line item extended price.  Business rules will be used to update the field when the user changes other field values.

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Implementing a Custom Action

Learn how to implement an action that will call a custom SQL business rule to apply a discount to all line items of an order.

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