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  • Model: CodeCharge Studio
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  • SKU: CODECHARGE
  • MPN: YesSoftware


CodeCharge Studio allows the creation of database-driven Web applications directly from databases with minimal amount of coding.

CodeCharge Studio is a productive solution for visually creating database-driven Web applications with minimal amount of coding.

Whether you're developing data-driven interactive Web sites or enterprise Internet and Intranet systems, CodeCharge Studio provides the fastest way to build your applications with support for virtually all databases, web servers and web technologies. With new features like AJAX, Web Reporting, Flash Charts, Menu Builder, Online Calendar and Gallery Builders, it's now easy to harness the full power of the Web.

Key Features:

  • Visual IDE and Code Generator: Rapidly build web applications by generating robust, scalable programming code in ASP.NET (C#), ASP, PHP, Java Servlets, JSP, ColdFusion and Perl.
  • Database-to-Web Converter: Convert any database into a Web application in just a few minutes.
  • Web Reports, Calendars, Galleries, Charts, Ajax
  • Pre-built Solutions: Customise and enhance any of the examples included with CodeCharge:
    • Community Portal
    • Online Store
    • Task Management System
    • Employee Directory
    • Bug Tracker
    • Forum / Message Board

CodeCharge Studio - Features

CodeCharge Studio provides the fastest way to build your applications with support for virtually all databases, web servers and web technologies.

Key features

  • Application Builder
  • Web Reporting, Report Form and Web Report Builder
  • Web Calendar Builder and Calendar Form
  • Ajax features
  • Web Gallery Builder
  • Menu Builder
  • Form and Component Builders
  • CSS Styles and Style Builder
  • Visual Query Builder
  • Security Management and Role-Based Access Control
  • Internationalization and Localization of Web Applications
  • File Upload
  • Rich Text (WYSIWYG) Editing through FCKeditor component support
  • Multiple Database Connections
  • Application Templates (Solutions)

Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

Integrated editors:

  • Visual page designer: to design pages graphically.
  • HTML editor: to edit your HTML & JavaScript with colour syntax coding.
  • Code editor: with auto-indent and colour syntax coding.
  • Page preview: for local viewing of templates.
  • Live data viewer: for instantaneous viewing of pages with live data locally or on your server.

Project navigation:

  • Project Explorer: provides a comprehensive view of all project pages, code, included files and media assets.
  • Code Explorer: lists each object on the page and provides instant access to related code.

Precision controls:


Property inspector provides precise control over the properties of every page and page element:
  • Format: to set format and styles.
  • Data: to control data sources and security.
  • Events: to program events and insert custom actions.
  • Drag-and-drop objects: Drag-and-drop objects allow you to visually create pages in the Designer that include:

HTML Elements:


for all HTML tags and objects.
  • Controls: to add data-aware labels, links and navigation.
  • Components: to add sophisticated data-driven groups of integrated controls such as grids.

Integration with HTML editors:


CodeCharge Studio includes special integration features to work seamlessly with your favourite HTML editors.
  • Microsoft FrontPage Add-In: The first product to extend FrontPage functionality into a full-featured, integrated development environment, CodeCharge Studio allows developers to generate professional quality code in all popular server-side programming languages and offers a professional code editor to extend and fine-tune generated code.
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe GoLive and other HTML editors-Use virtually any program as your HTML editor in CodeCharge Studio. Set that program as your primary HTML editor CodeCharge will seamless use the program for HTML editing.

Language, Server and Database Support

  • Languages: Supports ASP.NET/C#, ASP/VBScript, JSP, Java Servlets, ColdFusion 4.0, PHP 4.0 and Perl 5.0.
  • Application servers: Supports industry-standard servers including Microsoft IIS, Macromedia ColdFusion, IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic, and Netscape Enterprise Server.
  • Site publisher: publishes the project to the sever with a single click.
  • Databases: Data Source wizard-speeds connectivity to virtually any database including: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MySQL, and Microsoft Access. Supports access to multiple databases simultaneously. Visual query builder creates SQL queries without coding.

Productivity Features


Powerful wizards CodeCharge Studio's sophisticated component and application wizards automate the most common application interactions with a simple point-and-click interface:
  • Power Wizard: creates a multi-page application supporting user queries and administrator updates based on your database structure.
  • Component Wizards: generate sophisticated search, grid, login/logout, and record update components and pages automatically.
  • Code generation: CodeCharge Studio generates your code on the fly using the CodeCharge code generation engine. The code is architected according to industry-wide best practices, easily extensible, and highly reliable. The engine automatically separates HTML pages from code logic, improving workflow and isolating changes to design, programming and deployment. Sites are faster to develop and easier to maintain because designers and programmers can focus on their respective responsibilities without affecting each other.
  • Security management: CodeCharge Studio's integrated security management simplifies multi-level security. You define the privileges: Full, Read, Insert, Update or Delete-for each security group or user, and CodeCharge automatically includes the appropriate authentication code to link username and passwords to security level and privileges.
  • Jumpstart solutions: CodeCharge Studio includes several pre-built fully functional applications so you can see real CodeCharge-generated solutions in action. Copy and paste the code into your application or study how the experts did it. And if you have questions, go to YesSoftware Forums, the CodeCharge developer community site to get answers and pointers. Or go to support.codecharge.com for the latest bulletins, product updates or to submit email support requests.
  • Customizable themes: CodeCharge Studio includes over 35 customizable themes using CSS or HTML tags so you can generate professionally designed sites or support any corporate presentation standard.

Product Comparison


CodeCharge Studio vs. CodeCharge Studio Personal Edition

Product Features CodeCharge Studio CodeCharge Studio Personal Edition
Number of pages Unlimited 100
Number of connections Unlimited 1
Supported Technologies All of the following: ASP (VBScript), .NET (C#), .NET (VB), PHP, ColdFusion, Perl, Java Servlets, JSP

One of the following: ASP, ColdFusion, Java, Perl, PHP, .NET

Stored procedure support Yes No

New Feature in Version 4.2


CodeCharge Studio was updated to version 4.2.00.040 with the following improvements and fixes:
  • New Feature: added CAPTCHA component accessible from the Forms tab.
  • Ajax Examples: updated CCS Ajax Examples with descriptions of steps needed to reproduce these examples.
  • Ajax Examples: Resolved minor issues.
  • ASP: Resolved issues with multiple database connections being opened for each includable page.
  • ColdFusion: Resolved issue with menus not working within includable pages if created in HTML mode.
  • General Code: Resolved issues with WHERE parameters being ignored in database-driven menus.
  • Perl: Resolved server errors with Flash Chart
  • PHP: Resolved an issue with file upload not creating unique filenames within editable grids.
  • C#: Resolved an error occurring when submitting a search form via the [Enter] key within Update panel.
  • Java: Resolved an issue with the calendar component resetting the Style session value.
  • VB.NET: Resolved an issue with wrong path being used for FCKEditor.
  • Other issues found during internal product testing and submitted to product support.

Features in version 4.0 include:


The CodeCharge Studio (CCS) version 4.0 creates Ajax enabled applications and offers new features: Menu Builder, Flash Chart Builder, and improved .NET code.
  • Visual IDE and Code Generator
    Rapidly build web applications by generating robust, scalable programming code in ASP.NET (C#), ASP, PHP, Java Servlets, JSP, ColdFusion and Perl.
  • Database-to-Web Converter
    Convert any database into a Web application in just a few minutes.
  • Web Reports, Calendars, Galleries, Charts, Ajax and more...
    Transform yourself into a Web guru by using our powerful development environment for quickly creating advanced Internet applications.
  • Pre-built Solutions
    Customize and enhance any of the examples included with CodeCharge:
    • Community Portal
    • Online Store
    • Task Management System
    • Employee Directory
    • Bug Tracker
    • Forum / Message Board

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CodeCharge Studio - System Requirements

CodeCharge Studio is available for computers running the following operating systems and environments:

  • Intel Pentium Processor or equivalent
  • 64 MB available RAM
  • 50 MB available disk space
  • 256-color monitor capable of 800 x 600 resolution
  • Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher

Databases Supported
CodeCharge Studio can connect to virtually any ODBC compliant database using the appropriate drivers installed on the computer where CodeCharge Studio is present.
Supported databases include:

  • Microsoft SQL
  • Oracle
  • MySQL
  • Microsoft Access
  • All other databases with an appropriate ODBC driver

The generated code does not require ODBC connectivity and connects to the database using the method appropriate for the particular environment, for example ADO for ASP, JDBC for Java, PHPLib for PHP, or DBI for PERL.

Server Requirements
Generated code runs on all operating systems with installed application servers capable of executing the following programming languages:

  • ASP 3.0 (runs on IIS and PWS servers with VBScript 5.5 or higher)
  • ASP.NET (C#) 1.0, 1.1, 2.0
  • ASP.NET (VB) 1.0, 1.1, 2.0
  • ColdFusion 4.0.1 or MX
  • PHP 4.1, 5.0
  • J2EE 1.2
  • PERL 5.6.1

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