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4D V11 SQL

Where is 4D Client?

With the release of 4D Server v11 SQL, "4D Client" is included in the 4D application. 4D Client, as an executable, is no longer installed on your machine.


To connect to 4D Server, launch 4D and follow the instructions in the new Wizard, or simply choose Open Remote Database... from the File menu.

4D v11 SQL Release 4

Tue, 04/07/2009 (All day)

As an intermediary release, this version is primarily comprised of under-the-hood improvements lending to increased stability. It also introduces support for the Windows DEP security standard, several language updates for improved menu and interface management, and some new commands as well.

4D v11 SQL Release 3

Tue, 11/18/2008 (All day)

The principal features of this new version are its robustness and scalability. The stability offered in this version comes thanks to corrections made over the last few months (around 200 bug fixes in all). We have now achieved an extremely satisfying level of stability under production conditions, and we have completed everything on our features checklist.

4D v11 SQL Release 2

Tue, 06/24/2008 (All day)

In addition to the availablility of 4D Server v11 SQL as of v11.2, stunning new interface features bring enhanced software ergonomics to developers and end-users alike, with in-depth integration of standards like JavaScript and SVG (scalable vector graphics). The new Web Area object gives developers the ability to incorporate HTML content, PDF files, Office documents, QuickTime movies, and Flash animations directly into their solutions.

4D v11 SQL Release 1

Tue, 01/15/2008 (All day)

4D v11 SQL Release 1 (11.1) is fully certified for Mac OS X Leopard. Developers can now use the latest 4D application to build business applications for the latest version of both Macintosh and Windows operating systems.

11 Reasons to Use 4D v11 SQL

There are numerous reasons to start using 4D v11 SQL. Here are 11 of our favorites.

Ease of Implementation

  • Simplified installation
  • Graphic environment
  • Only three executables across the entire product line

Completely Integrated

  • A single environment from creation to execution
  • Relational & transactional database
  • IDE
  • Language
  • Application server
  • HTTP server
  • SQL server
  • Numerous helpers and extensions
  • Connectivity

4D Static Web Builder

This example shows how to publish a relational database on the Web both statically and dynamically.

 

It also shows how to transfer via FTP the generated static web site using the 4D Internet Commands plug-in. Additional information is provided when running the demo.

 

Download for Windows or Mac

 

4D Passwords (User Management)

This example shows how to manage users by programming.


It allows you to:

 

- save and restore users and their passwords (encrypted)
- use a customized connection dialog box
- remove or create new users
- create additional information for a user (icon, visibility, etc.)

 

Download for Windows or Mac

 

4D Objects

This example shows all the interface objects managed by 4D.


These include:

 

- variables
- buttons
- field lists
- checkboxes
- etc.

 

To use it, you can click on the buttons representing the Form editor tool bar or you can select a specific type of object directly from a dropdown menu.

 

Download for Windows or Mac

 

Hierarchical and Included Lists

These examples illustrate the use of two types of lists in 4D v11 SQL.


Hierarchical List

This database shows the possibilities of using a hierarchical list:


- display of items of the list of colors
- multiple selections allowed
- events used: "On Expand", "On Collapse" and "On Selection Change"
- dynamically built lists
- icons from resources, object library or variables

 

Included List

This database show the possibilities of included lists: