A five-day, hands-on course in ASTA-based software development,
covering the theory and the practice of ASTA use. You will write real
ASTA application code; this course is "learn by doing" workshop.
|Oct 16-18, 2000
|Nov 13 - 16, 2000
|Dec 5 - 8, 2000
|Mar 12-16, 2001
||Orange County, CA
|Oct 1-5, 2001
|Dec 3-7, 2001
|Mar 25-29, 2002
|June 17-21, 2002
|August 19-23, 2002
|March 17-21, 2003
||St. Louis, Missouri
||Postponed due to US/IRAQ War
The Database Programming Landscape
- Desktop Database Programming
- Client Server Programming
- n-Tier Programming
- Internet Programming
- Thin Client
- Browser Applications
- HTTP and TCP/IP State and Stateless
Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs):
- Asta Components
- Blocking vs Non-Blocking
- Asta ParamLists
Basic Login & Security
ASTA Client Side SQL
- Editmode Considerations
- Cached Updates - OldValuesDataSet
Client v Server Side Considerations
AstaDataSet- in Memory DataSet
Asta Server Creation
- Creating Asta Servers
- Supply Database Components
- Supply Database Sessions
- Non-Database Threading
- Serving Multiple Databases
- Defining Available Databases
Asta Server Coding
- Server Datasets
- Business Object Methods
- SQL Generation
Asta Auto Client Update
- Maintain State
- Open a Port
- Run Asta Server on Port 80
- SOCKS Support
- Asta Proxy Server
- Use WinInet
- HTTP Stateless with IIS Running Remotely
- Via Proxy Server
This course covers introductory through moderately advanced ASTA
We assume that students are familiar with Delphi database software
development: tables, queries, forms, grids, etc. Exposure to ASTA is
helpful, but new ASTA users are welcome.
If you have a notebook computer with a network card, please bring it.
The primary instructor is Kyle Cordes, an Asta
Consulting and Training Partner who has been involved in ASTA since its
beta testing stage.
Learn about the ASTA suite of technologies and including Streaming Video and Collaboration software.
Hear about ASTA's cross platform support for an ever expanding range of platforms, including Java,
SOAP, Palm, WinCE as well as other announced and unannounced Asta products.
Asta will provide breakfast and lunch each day.
The course includes spending time (breaks, lunch, etc.) with the
Asta team. We will be happy to discuss the specifics of your software
designs and make recommendations if you wish.
$2195 (U.S.) per student. A $100 discount is available for students
whose payment is received at least 15 days before the course begins.
Policy Full refund for cancellations at least 15 days before the
course begins. Partial refunds are available for students who cancel
after that time but before the course begins.
If Asta Technology Group cancels a session for any reason, a full
refund will be issued.
Depends upon the venue. Please see the links above.
How to Register
Please contact us for more information:
(+1) 208 342 7800