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A handy solution specially designed for users who want to generate PHP scripts from various databases such as Access or PostgreSQL.
PHP is a scripting language that is widely used in server-side web development and is quite popular given the fact that it enables a quick integration of scripts into HTML codes. Then again, working with it manually leads to quite large and complex projects.
PHPMaker is an automation tool designed to generate sets of PHP scripts from MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Access, Oracle and SQL Server.
Following a quick and uneventful installation, the app prompts you to install the Composer, which is not mandatory, but may come in handy for accessing various customization options. The program comes with a clean GUI and you can get started by specifying the type of database you are working with. Don't forget to configure database details when it comes to the type, server, port, and login credentials.
The tool packs several advanced features that enable you to edit anything about your feature web design projects. Therefore, you can edit the title, charset, font, site icon, header logo and footer text, as well as customize the theme, site header, left column, footer and styles.
Lastly, as the developer highlights, the app can generate reports that can take different forms, namely drilldown, crosstab, dashboard or summary. Simply put, websites created via automated scripts can be quite versatile and can be employed in numerous fields of expertise.
The main advantage of websites created via this tool is that it enables users view, edit, search and create records. Moreover, since it supports account creation, you can customize different access levels for the users.
In the eventuality that you are commonly using scripts to develop web frameworks and would like to simplify and cut down on the time and energy placed in various projects, then perhaps you can consider giving PHPMaker a try.
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View WSDL file relationships in your database, manage XML schemas and instances, and build up a cool view you can then export to file or synchronize with the server.
Databases aren’t simply storage devices for large quantities of information. These data sets are also linked together, so that the appropriate level and amount of data is provided when requested. In order to view and manage such database relationships you might want to use specialized applications like Altova SchemaAgent.
One of the core features of the application is to analyze schemas, instances, and relationships. On the bright side of things, you don’t necessarily have to connect to a database, given that all your project files are stored and ready for offline use. You can process XML schemas and instances, XSLT files, and WSDL file relationships.
The visual design is well-organized, and the workspace supports multiple windows, so that you can process multiple projects at a time. There’s a side navigation panel showing either hierarchy, flat, or configuration view, but you might first want to take the time to define a new path which leads to your project files.
You don’t necessarily get to analyze the whole project at a time. It’s possible to simply drag elements of interest from the explorer panel onto the canvas for analysis or manual manipulation of relationships. Existing connections are instantly displayed.
The canvas is pretty intuitive, featuring support for drag and drop. Objects can be resized and expanded to reveal content. You can create new relationships on the spot, and synchronize changes to the connected database. The application can attempt to correct all reference paths for you in case something goes wrong.
You’re free to manually create a custom design on the canvas to better understand elements in the database. There are also navigation options and functions for automatic arrangement of objects. The project can be saved for later editing, and you can export an image of the entire relationship design.
All things considered, we can state that Altova SchemaAgent can shed a little light on the content and relationships of database objects. It effortlessly processes XML schemas and instances, WSDL file relationships, while allowing you to take matters into your own hand. Views can be customized, and changes synchronized to a connected server.
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A feature-packed software solution that comes in handy to all users who want to quickly and effortlessly design interactive HTML5 content.
Google Web Designer facilitates a modern and comfortable working environment for creating interactive ad banners to be used in the Google results page. It includes rich features in user-friendly form.
The main application window has a streamlined look which blends with the Windows 8 appearance, providing quick access to options and configuration parameters.
You can create a new banner by selecting the environment (e.g. AdMob, Generic), dimensions, HTML file name, location, and animation mode (quick or advanced).
Google Web Designer puts at your disposal numerous image manipulation tools for objects found in each keyframe of the timeline, such as selection (e.g. transform control, alignment, distribution), 3D object rotation and translation, tagging (div, image, video or custom element), pen (e.g. add anchor point), text (edit font settings), rectangle and line.
As far as customization is concerned, you can modify colors, positions, sizes and styles, create a 360-degree or carousel gallery, as well as edit style sheets. The viewing mode can be toggled between design and code.
Before exporting the project, you can view it in the preferred web browser. Publishing options allow you to create ZIP archives, enable polite loading mode, and implement CSS prefix for Mozilla, among others.
Google Web Designer uses a surprisingly low amount of CPU and RAM. It has a good response time and runs smoothly, without causing the OS to hang, crash or show error messages. All in all, Google Web Designer comes equipped with the essential toolkit for creating Google banners seamlessly.
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A practical and effective XML editor and debugger that comes in handy for developers and authors who need to work with various XML documents.
oXygen XML Editor is a comprehensive and reliable software solution geared toward users, especially web developers, authors and integrators who need to work with XML files. The application provides the must have tools for working with a wide range of XML standards and technologies.
The upper-right corner of the utility displays all the available perspectives namely Editor, XSLT Debugger and XQuery Debugger, which are dockable. Each perspective enables you to test and debug stylesheets and documents that include complex expressions.
You are able to drag any view to any margin of another view or editor inside the application. Once you create a layout that suits your needs, you are able to save it and set the name you want.
The Text Editing mode provides you with usual actions that can be performed such as undo and redo, copy and paste, find and replace, to name a few. These actions can be executed from the menu bar or toolbar and by invoking their usual keyboard shortcuts.
Using the Grid editor you can display the XML document as a structured grid of nested tables. These tables can be expanded and collapsed with a mouse click to inspect each element effortlessly.
The left panel of the utility displays all the available projects, so you can easily switch between them and edit multiple files with ease. You are able to manage and share transformation scenarios together with the project.
What’s interesting at this application is that it allows you to generate sample XML files within seconds. Simply navigate to the Tools menu and access the proper option. Then, specify the URL address, select the root element, set the filename prefix and output extension and the application will automatically generate a XML file.
Another feature that oXygen XML Editor comes with is the ‘XML to JSON’ option that allows you to convert XML documents to JSON format. Simply browse for a local, remote or archived file, set the output JSON document and you are done.
Also, it provides you with automatic validation and content completion tools and allows you to toggle comment or insert a new line after a specific script, increase or decrease editor font etc.
To wrap it up, oXygen XML Editor is a practical application that enables you to work with all XML-based technologies, including XML databases, XProc pipelines and web services.
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oXygen XML Editor is part of these download collections: Open ODS
Seamlessly edit, debug and transform XML files in a user-friendly development environment using this reliable and comprehensive software solution.
Editing Extensible Markup Language (XML) code and performing other operations that might involve debugging or transforming complex schemas necessitates solid knowledge and a dedicated tool to carry out the tasks successfully.
Altova XMLSpy Enterprise Edition is one such utility and it provides a lot more than basic XML editing functions, as it can serve as a fully-fledged development environment.
Once you start the program, you will notice the abundance of functions and commands it offers from a well organized main window. The layout is customizable and the different areas of the workspace can be easily moved or hidden from view.
Selecting projects, unfolding them to view the components and getting detailed information about each element are all possible from the left and right panels of Altova XMLSpy Enterprise Edition.
When it comes to the goodies packed inside this software solution, they mostly pertain to the abundance of functions that are available. The application can handle a lot of XML operations, DTD and schema design tasks, so it's only a matter of picking the right tool for inserting or customizing a certain element.
A nice addition most users will find very useful is the support for several database types. More precisely, Altova XMLSpy Enterprise Edition is able to query and work with IBM DB2, SQL Server and Oracle XML DB databases.
Code conversions are also possible like those to and from XML and JSON. The data imported from text or database files can be transformed as well and this utility will receive input even from Microsoft Office documents.
All in all, Altova XMLSpy Enterprise Edition can be safely counted among the most powerful apps of its kind, especially thanks to the impressive collection of tools and functions it offers users who need to edit, design and check XML content.
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Build a website piece-by-piece using drag and drop or use existing templates to create impressive web pages for your personal use or for your clients.
In case you want to try out your blogging skills or perhaps are running a small business on a tight budget and need a website, then investing in a developer to create your custom website may not be an option from a financial point of view. Luckily, there are some tools out there that can help you create your own website without having to spend too much of your already stressed budget.
As the name suggests, WYSIWYG Web Builder is a tool that enables you to create a website that suits your needs and preferences without having to know HTML or other programming languages.
The program sports a modern and fresh interface that consists of a large working area and easy to navigate menus on the right, top and left sides. Since it is a tool that allows the design without programming knowledge, every element of the website can be created and customized via the mouse.
The aim of the tool is to enable you to create a responsible web design and to make sure the result is what is expected nowadays from an average user, the app comes with built-in support for creating flexboxes, CSS grids, fixed layouts with breakpoints or the layout grid.
One way to draw the attention of visitors and make them explore your website is to add an appealing animation. You can create your own or you can choose one of the hundreds of pre-defined options available with the tool. The same goes for the blocks that make the site and here you have more than 150 pre-made blocks to choose from.
Speaking of customizations, you can add any web font that helps you promote your idea or product as well as form tools that enable your visitors to easily interact with your site. Needless to state that the program supports all commonly used images and media formats.
Granted, the tool sports numerous tools for users who are not familiar with programming and web design. Then again, it also packs advanced features that tech-savvy users may take advantage of, such as jQuery and CSS editing features. All in all, WYSIWYG Web Builder is quite a flexible and powerful solution suitable for anyone who wants to design their own website.
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WYSIWYG Web Builder is part of these download collections: HTML Editors
Swiftly write, edit, format and convert text to HTML with the help of this modern looking, streamlined and novice-accessible piece of software.
Even though most Markdown editors are designed to simplify the job of converting text to HTML, they can be a bit intimidating, especially for newcomers.
Typora is a streamlined piece of software that is designed from the ground up to help you write and edit using the Markdown language without distracting you from the job at hand.
Basically, by offering a smart live preview feature, it can do without preview windows, mode switchers and syntax highlighters, thus, providing a clean and very functional work environment for web writers.
If you already master the basics of Markdown editing, then working with this utility should be a nothing less than a walk in the park.
With the help of the contextual menu, you can insert images, footnotes, lines, tables, code fences, math blocks, table of contents, YAML front matters and new paragraphs.
With the help of the same contextual menu or with the help of the classic Paragraph and Format menus, you can effortlessly edit and customize the text.
Also worth mentioning is the fact that Typora makes it possible for you to export your projects as PDF and HTML files and even as Word, OpenOffice, Epub, LaTex and Media Wiki-specific formats.
In addition, since working long hours with text can put a serious strain on your eyes, you should know that Typora comes with a small set of very useful themes, suitable for almost all the conditions from your working environment.
By now, it is quite clear that Typora's strong point is not necessarily the number of features (although it is fair to mention that it has almost everything you need from a Markdown editor) but actually its overall simplicity and accesability.
All in all, regardless of you being a novice or an actual Markdown-ninja, Typora has the potential to improve your Markdown editing and previewing times and it clearly deserves to be at least tried out.
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Design compelling and responsive webpages that can adapt to screen size using a rich set of predefined templates this web design application brings.
In the recent years, Adobe strived to make Dreamweaver excel at creating responsive websites for all the major platforms, both desktop and mobile. Today, Adobe Dreamweaver is an industry standard HTML editor with an extensive feature set that allows web designers to generate compelling online content.
Designed more for professional-level web design and less for beginners, it is one of the go-to applications ready to meet the standards of both individual designers and large enterprise teams working on more complex projects.
Available via Creative Cloud only, Adobe Dreamweaver combines WYSIWYG editing and source code editing, allowing you to work with visual elements as well. The preview area displays the results of your changes on the spot, whatever modifications you undertake.
For your convenience, Dreamweaver comes with ready-to-use, customizable templates that help you create HTML emails and newsletters, e-commerce and about pages, blogs and more. Furthermore, as part of Creative Cloud, it features seamless integration with other Adobe products, allowing you to easily import assets and projects from your personal libraries and Adobe Stock.
For mobile-first websites, Adobe Dreamweaver comes with Bootstrap support, allowing you to work with the CSS and HTML templates this framework has to offer.
While experienced users might find Adobe Dreamweaver fairly easy to use, the plethora of features and options might seem somewhat overwhelming at first glance to users who are accustomed to working with standard web design applications.
Beginners definitely need a bit more time to get used to the working environment and learn the intricacies that make Dreamweaver the robust editor that it is. Luckily, there are more than enough instructions in the online manuals, as well as tips and additional support.
Dreamweaver features real-time browser previewing, customizable templates and multi-language support, all working together to help you have your website up and running in no time. It features responsive design functionality that facilitate dynamic display on multiple screen sizes.
But its power and versatility come from combining a robust code editor with features for building websites visually, which make it suitable for both individual and large-scale projects that require team cooperation.
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Adobe Dreamweaver is part of these download collections: HTML Editors
Improve HTML pages that contain graphic elements with this application that offers image embedding for an enhanced page or newsletter view.
Working with multiple graphic elements when designing web pages can be challenging from multiple perspectives. For instance, loading several images through individual requests can take substantial time and is not efficient. Alternative methods, such as the deployment of “data URI” schemes, offered by Easy Photo 2 Data URI can solve such issues by allowing multiple elements to be nested into a single HTML page, accessible through a single request.
The app features a basic interface that constrains users on operating through a “scroll-panel” workflow, which might not be the friendliest in terms of handling. Nevertheless, individual images or folders containing images can be added and several handy options ensure a straightforward inputting/saving.
One aspect that could be considered bothersome is the fact that when loading multiple images, these cannot be viewed simultaneously and browsing through them is rather counter-intuitive.
Prior to the actual Data URI embedding process, the app offers users a bunch of tools for processing them according to their requirements. Operations such as mirroring, resizing, cropping or color processing are just a few of the available options.
However, and this is a “big” however, the image pre-processing provided in the app is not related and non-essential for preparing the images for the embedding process. Although useful, this kind of avoids the main functionality, which in turn yields an over-simplified conversion process, which might lack more advanced features.
For those who require to process their images before embedding them through the Data URI protocol, this program could be a viable solution. Nevertheless, users must be prepared to live with several limitations, especially in the actual URI conversion functionality.
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Powerful application which enables you to design websites as well as publish them, even if you do not have programming knowledge.
StudioLine Web Designer is a complex software utility which helps people create their own websites from scratch or with templates, even if they do not have any kind of programming knowledge.
The installation process is a piece of cake, and after you are done with it, you are met with a modern and minimal UI. It encompasses a menu bar, several buttons, a navigation panel and a few other panes to display elements used and your actual project.
This program contains quite a long list of templates, for anything you can think of, from buttons to lines, menu bars, backgrounds and geometrical shapes.
Aside from that, there are also many tools and options incorporated, so that you can edit all aspects of a websites. To be more precise, you can crop, rotate and resize pictures, remove red eyes, adjust the hue, saturation, brightness, blur and sharpness levels, and insert text. You can also add effects such as emboss, smoked glass, sepia, black-and-white and bicolor, and geotag photos with a built-in “Geo explorer”, or by importing GPS data or KML files.
This software app also enables you to access a tree view your website, use a spell checker or a search function, undo or redo actions, align all elements in a page, insert and verify links, as well as render all pages and preview them in your default web browser.
Help contents are provided, the system language is subject to change and it does not hamper your computer’s performance. The interface is user-friendly, the response time is good and there are enough options to keep you busy for quite a while. In conclusion, StudioLine Web is a good choice of apps, when it comes to designing websites.
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