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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
  • 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 setup.
Caution: To install WINDEV, WEBDEV or WINDEV Mobile, you must be connected as computer administrator.
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:
  • Screen: minimum size: 1920 x 1080
  • 4 GB or RAM (8 GB or more recommended).
  • 4 GB of disk space (10 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).
  • running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
  • Caution: To install WINDEV, you must be connected as computer administrator.
User computer:
  • 256 MB of RAM.
  • running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later. An SSE2 processor is required.
You will notice that the WINDEV source code is identical regardless of the Windows version on which the programs will run.
Versions 19 and later
Remark: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WINDEV options. See WINDEV options for more details.
New in version 19
Remark: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WINDEV options. See WINDEV options for more details.
Remark: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " 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:
  • Screen: minimum size: 1920 x 1080
  • 4 GB or RAM (8 GB or more recommended).
  • 4 GB of disk space (10 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).
  • running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
  • Caution: To install WEBDEV, you must be connected as computer administrator.
Host computer:
  • Server 1 GB of RAM.
  • Recommended system: 2008 R2 and 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.
Remark: 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.
Versions 19 and later
Remarks: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WEBDEV options. See WEBDEV options for more details.
New in version 19
Remarks: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WEBDEV options. See WEBDEV options for more details.
Remarks: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " 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:
  • Screen: minimum size: 1920 x 1080
  • 4 GB or RAM (8 GB or more recommended).
  • 4 GB of disk space (10 GB for a full setup: hundreds of examples are supplied with the product).
  • running Windows Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bits) or later.
  • Caution: To install WINDEV Mobile, you must be connected as computer administrator.
Versions 19 and later
Remarks: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WINDEV Mobile options. See Options of WINDEV Mobile for more details.
New in version 19
Remarks: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WINDEV Mobile options. See Options of WINDEV Mobile for more details.
Remarks: 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, simply check " TEXTE NON TRADUIT "Let Windows manage the editor DPI" (31024) " in the WINDEV Mobile options. 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).
  • in Android.
  • in iOS.
You will notice that the WINDEV Mobile source code is identical regardless of the Windows/Android/iOS version on which the programs will be run.
Setup
The setup is very easy, simply follow the instructions included with the setup package.
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.
Versions 21 and later
The WINDEV, WEBDEV and WINDEV Mobile setup wizard proposes to help improve the product by allowing the collection of information on how the product is used. This optional and anonymous collect allows PC SOFT to improve the product features.
New in version 21
The WINDEV, WEBDEV and WINDEV Mobile setup wizard proposes to help improve the product by allowing the collection of information on how the product is used. This optional and anonymous collect allows PC SOFT to improve the product features.
The WINDEV, WEBDEV and WINDEV Mobile setup wizard proposes to help improve the product by allowing the collection of information on how the product is used. This optional and anonymous collect allows PC SOFT to improve the product features.
WEBDEV - Server code

Configuring the Web servers

When installing WEBDEV, the following servers are automatically configured for WEBDEV:
Web server
Details
IIS 7 and laterMicrosoft Internet Information Server version 7 (and later).
Microsoft Server supplied with Windows Vista and later.
ApacheVersion 2.2, 2.4
Free Web server supplied by the Apache Group.
Remark: Your Web server must be configured manually if it is not displayed in this list.
Register
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, ...
Versions 17 and later
You also have the ability to register via Internet directly:
  1. Start your product.
  2. On the "Home" pane, in the "Online help" group, expand "Help" and select "Register product".
New in version 17
You also have the ability to register via Internet directly:
  1. Start your product.
  2. On the "Home" pane, in the "Online help" group, expand "Help" and select "Register product".
You also have the ability to register via Internet directly:
  1. Start your product.
  2. On the "Home" pane, in the "Online help" group, expand "Help" and select "Register product".
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 the document is printed, your dongle is properly connected.
For the USB key, plug it into an available USB port and start WINDEV, WEBDEV or WINDEV Mobile.
Remark: If the dongle is switched off or if it blinks, see the following FAQ: Installing the driver required to recognize the dongle of 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 version required
  • Version 9
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