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Your First Web App—Part Five

Creating a simple web app with Xojo

Issue: 18.2 (March/April 2020)
Author: Paul Budd
Author Bio: Paul first learned to program on a Vic-20 and spent many hours typing in listings from magazines during that 8-bit era. Although he works in a non-computer related industry, he finds time to write software and provide computer consultancy services to friends and colleagues. While owning an Apple Mac, he is predominantly a Windows programmer.
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Last issue, the application was built and deployed on a Linux server. In this final part of the series, the application will be built as a stand-alone executable that will be used on a computer running the Windows 10 Professional operating system.

Although I will be using Windows 10 Pro, the Home version will yield the same results. The steps to running the web application as a Windows service will also be covered, ensuring that the application can be available when no user is logged onto the local computer. The learning for this month will therefore include:

  • Modifying application to remove redundant ".cgi" application code.

  • Changing shared settings for a stand-alone application.

  • Copying the files to a suitable machine location.

  • Starting the application automatically.

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