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What is ScriptCase?

ScriptCase is a powerful RAD (Rapid Application Development) tool which generate PHP Applications based in a database table.

What are the applications’ type created by Scriptcase?

Grids, Forms, Filters, Charts, Report PDF's, Navigation Menus, Data Export to XLS, DOC, XML and CSV.

In which programming language are the applications generated ?

The generated application's source code is PHP/ JavaScript / Html

What are the supported databases?

Oracle, MS-SQL Server, DB2, MySQL, Informix, ProstGreSQL, Access, Interbase, Firebird, Progress and others ODBC or OLEDB patterns.

Which operating systems can the generated applications run?

Linux, Windows VISTA/7, 8, 10, IBM I5, Mac OS and any other OS with a PHP-enabled web server.

In which language was ScriptCase developed?

PHP and JavaScript, so the development environment is a web application accessible from any web-browser

What are the requirements to run ScriptCase?

A web server (Apache, IIS, Sambar, Abyss, PWS, Xitami, etc) that is enabled to run PHP Scripts and Source Guardian

How do I learn about Scriptcase development concepts?

In our website there's an extensive documentation available: manuals, forum, video lessons, tutorials and courses. (Fundamentals course is FREE, the other ones are paid)

How can I access the development area?

Directly through a web browser (IE, Mozilla, Opera, etc), accessing the Web Server where Scriptcase is installed.

Can I access the development area through the internet?

Yes, if the Web server where ScriptCase is installed gives permission to the machine.

How does the developers security control work?

There is a section where the developers can be registered, associated to work groups and also define security politics.

Can the applications generated by ScriptCase be published / deployed / exported to another WEB-Server, independent from ScriptCase?

Yes, the generated php source code is completely independent from ScriptCase, all you need is a WEB server that allows you work with PHP.

Can I create links between generated applications?

Yes, you can create single applications and then connect them.

How can I maintain the created applications? Do I need to edit the source code directly?

No, all changes can be made using ScriptCase with no editing directly the .php files

Is it possible to create a whole system with ScriptCase?

Yes, from the logon screen, to advanced reports, data input forms, business logic coding, all you need to develop complex applications, you can do it using Scriptcase

Can I call Delphi, VB, .NET or JAVA programs from ScriptCase

Yes, from PHP we can instantiate COM objects (Component Object Model) , JAVA and others external programs

Should I pay additional costs to deploy applications? Must I install Zend to run them?

No, the deployed applications are free and open-source. You can deploy them in several servers without any additional cost. The Zend is not necessary to deploy applications.

Are there tools available to create the needed databases on the productive/Web-Servers or must this be done manually?

Scriptcase will not create/install the database, you need to set it separately and then connect to Scriptcase. However, the Scritpcase offers features that help you to manage and model the databases (i.e. database builder and SQL builder).

Is it possible to bulk-edit applications? For example, I need to change the CSS schema of all my project´s applications.

Yes, you can change the CSS schema and many other attributes by using the Toolbar menu-Express Edition.

How can I backup my ScriptCase projects and restore it in another machine?

You can backup your environment using the backup function located in the main menu: Options - Settings. It is possible to create partial or total backups. To restore .zip backup files there is a Restore function at the same menu.

How can I prevent unauthorized access to my applications and how can I create a login form.

To prevent unauthorized access edit any app. and find the Security menu, check the option 'Use Security' you can also do it in bulk see the menu Tools.

How can I create a specific data validation in a form application?

It is possible to add custom PHP code to validate the form events like: before insert, after update, etc. Just access the Events menu, on form apps. It is also possible to validate field events like, change, blur, etc. see the menu Ajax Events

How is the product licensed?

One license per concurrent/floating developer. It can be installed on one machine/server only

How will I receive the serial numbers/license keys?

The Serial Number will be automatically generated once the payment is confirmed, then it will be delivered to the subscribed e-mail address. The serial number needs to be activated inside your Scriptcase’s development environment to complete the process.

Does the license expire?

The llifetime license won’t expire. The annual subscription will expire after the 12 months

Can I use the same license for more than one machine/server?

No, the licenses can only be installed once, on one machine/server.

What if I need to change or format the operating system?

Log into you user’s area “My Scriptcase” using your subscribed infomation and request for a new installation. The old Serial Number will be automatically cancelled and a new Serial Number will be available for a new installation.

How do I access “My Scriptcase” user’s area?

Through the site you will find a “login” button on the upper right side, there you have all the account information (personal data, serial, etc).

How do I register the license/serial key?

Inside your Scriptcase click Options / Settings / Licenses / On-Line Registration / Enter the serial number and confirm.

Does the serial number depends on the subscribed email address?

Yes, your email address is the key to your account and you can’t repeat it in another one. All the information regarding your Scriptcase's user account will be delivered to your email.

To whom belongs the right about applications or systems developed in scriptcase?

Applications created with Scriptcase are Royalty Free for distribution, i.e. it can be distributed freely without additional costs to the developer

Can I migrate my current license to a more robust one?

Yes, by paying the difference between the two licenses through the web store page of the site, or by contacting our sales department.

Does Scriptcase allow simultaneous development (more than one developer working at the same time)?

Yes, but only for the Enterprise Edition License. It supports simultaneous development when purchasing extra seats.

Can I transfer my license to someone else or change the owner’s name?

No, the Scriptcase’s license is ‘non-transferable’.

How do refunds work?

In keeping with software industry standards, we will gladly accept returns of packaged software within 30 days of purchase in unregistered license key only.There is an evaluation version of our software available via download to anyone interested. This allows all prospective buyers to evaluate the product at their leisure to ensure that the software meets their needs before purchasing.

What is included in the services?

We offer two license types ( Annual Subscription and Lifetime License ) and three support plans.

The Annual Subscription Licenses will be available to work with for 12 months. After that period, the license will expire and the user would have to purchase a new one to continue working.

The Lifetime Licenses will give the customers 12 months of free updates after the purchase. Which means that any version (minor and major) that is released will be available to download with no additional costs to it.

The update period renewals of the Lifetime Licenses are totally optional, since the license will not stop working after it expires; different from the Annual Subscription. To renew the update period of the Lifetime Licenses the customer will receive a 60% discount based over the license value if he choses to renew before the 12 month period expires - Continuous Update Renewal. And will receive a 40% discount based over the license value if he choses to renew after the 12 month period expires - Non-Continuous Update Renewal.

How much does it cost to renew the subscription for updates AFTER the expiration date?

It costs 60% of a new license total value.

How much does it cost to renew the subscription for updates BEFORE the expiration date?

It costs 40% of a new license total value. There is a 30 days grace to renew after it expires.

What are the payment methods?

Credit Card, Pay Pal, SWREG (wire transfer) and Mercado Pago (available to some countries)

Is there any trial version of ScriptCase?

Yes, you can download a trial version with all features available to evaluate during 20 days. The time is restricted from time of installation.

Is there any technical support during the 20 days trial period?

Yes, complete FREE access to technical support service during the trial period.

Is the Technical Support included in the license purchase?

For technical issues such as bugs, database connection, installation, version migration/upgrade or deployment our technical Support will be provided with no additional costs. For questions regarding development with Scriptcase we offer the Technical Support as a service, you will always be able choose from different packages/plans and buy separately if you need it.

How is the technical support available?

Technical Support by tickets (email) and free community forum.

How is Scriptcase delivered?

The evaluation version can be downloaded for free and it becomes a definitive version once a license key/serial number is registered.

What is included in the services?

We offer two license types ( Annual Subscription and Lifetime License ) and three support plans.

The Annual Subscription Licenses will be available to work with for 12 months. After that period, the license will expire and the user would have to purchase a new one to continue working.

The Lifetime Licenses will give the customers 12 months of free updates after the purchase. Which means that any version (minor and major) that is released will be available to download with no additional costs to it.

The update period renewals of the Lifetime Licenses are totally optional, since the license will not stop working after it expires; different from the Annual Subscription. To renew the update period of the Lifetime Licenses the customer will receive a 60% discount based over the license value if he choses to renew before the 12 month period expires - Continuous Update Renewal. And will receive a 40% discount based over the license value if he choses to renew after the 12 month period expires - Non-Continuous Update Renewal.

How much does it cost to renew the subscription for updates AFTER the expiration date?

It costs 60% of a new license total value.

How much does it cost to renew the subscription for updates BEFORE the expiration date?

It costs 40% of a new license total value. There is a 30 days grace to renew after it expires.

What are the payment methods?

Credit Card, Pay Pal, SWREG (wire transfer) and Mercado Pago (available to some countries)

Is there any trial version of ScriptCase?

Yes, you can download a trial version with all features available to evaluate during 20 days. The time is restricted from time of installation.

Is there any technical support during the 20 days trial period?

Yes, complete FREE access to technical support service during the trial period.

Is the Technical Support included in the license purchase?

For technical issues such as bugs, database connection, installation, version migration/upgrade or deployment our technical Support will be provided with no additional costs. For questions regarding development with Scriptcase we offer the Technical Support as a service, you will always be able choose from different packages/plans and buy separately if you need it.

How is the technical support available?

Technical Support by tickets (email) and free community forum.

How is Scriptcase delivered?

The evaluation version can be downloaded for free and it becomes a definitive version once a license key/serial number is registered.

How is the product licensed?

One license per concurrent/floating developer. It can be installed on one machine/server only

How will I receive the serial numbers/license keys?

The Serial Number will be automatically generated once the payment is confirmed, then it will be delivered to the subscribed e-mail address. The serial number needs to be activated inside your Scriptcase’s development environment to complete the process.

Does the license expire?

The llifetime license won’t expire. The annual subscription will expire after the 12 months

Can I use the same license for more than one machine/server?

No, the licenses can only be installed once, on one machine/server.

What if I need to change or format the operating system?

Log into you user’s area “My Scriptcase” using your subscribed infomation and request for a new installation. The old Serial Number will be automatically cancelled and a new Serial Number will be available for a new installation.

How do I access “My Scriptcase” user’s area?

Through the site you will find a “login” button on the upper right side, there you have all the account information (personal data, serial, etc).

How do I register the license/serial key?

Inside your Scriptcase click Options / Settings / Licenses / On-Line Registration / Enter the serial number and confirm.

Does the serial number depends on the subscribed email address?

Yes, your email address is the key to your account and you can’t repeat it in another one. All the information regarding your Scriptcase's user account will be delivered to your email.

To whom belongs the right about applications or systems developed in scriptcase?

Applications created with Scriptcase are Royalty Free for distribution, i.e. it can be distributed freely without additional costs to the developer

Can I migrate my current license to a more robust one?

Yes, by paying the difference between the two licenses through the web store page of the site, or by contacting our sales department.

Does Scriptcase allow simultaneous development (more than one developer working at the same time)?

Yes, but only for the Enterprise Edition License. It supports simultaneous development when purchasing extra seats.

Can I transfer my license to someone else or change the owner’s name?

No, the Scriptcase’s license is ‘non-transferable’.

How do refunds work?

In keeping with software industry standards, we will gladly accept returns of packaged software within 30 days of purchase in unregistered license key only.There is an evaluation version of our software available via download to anyone interested. This allows all prospective buyers to evaluate the product at their leisure to ensure that the software meets their needs before purchasing.

What is ScriptCase?

ScriptCase is a powerful RAD (Rapid Application Development) tool which generate PHP Applications based in a database table.

What are the applications’ type created by Scriptcase?

Grids, Forms, Filters, Charts, Report PDF's, Navigation Menus, Data Export to XLS, DOC, XML and CSV.

In which programming language are the applications generated ?

The generated application's source code is PHP/ JavaScript / Html

What are the supported databases?

Oracle, MS-SQL Server, DB2, MySQL, Informix, ProstGreSQL, Access, Interbase, Firebird, Progress and others ODBC or OLEDB patterns.

Which operating systems can the generated applications run?

Linux, Windows VISTA/7, 8, 10, IBM I5, Mac OS and any other OS with a PHP-enabled web server.

In which language was ScriptCase developed?

PHP and JavaScript, so the development environment is a web application accessible from any web-browser

What are the requirements to run ScriptCase?

A web server (Apache, IIS, Sambar, Abyss, PWS, Xitami, etc) that is enabled to run PHP Scripts and Source Guardian

How do I learn about Scriptcase development concepts?

In our website there's an extensive documentation available: manuals, forum, video lessons, tutorials and courses. (Fundamentals course is FREE, the other ones are paid)

How can I access the development area?

Directly through a web browser (IE, Mozilla, Opera, etc), accessing the Web Server where Scriptcase is installed.

Can I access the development area through the internet?

Yes, if the Web server where ScriptCase is installed gives permission to the machine.

How does the developers security control work?

There is a section where the developers can be registered, associated to work groups and also define security politics.

Can the applications generated by ScriptCase be published / deployed / exported to another WEB-Server, independent from ScriptCase?

Yes, the generated php source code is completely independent from ScriptCase, all you need is a WEB server that allows you work with PHP.

Can I create links between generated applications?

Yes, you can create single applications and then connect them.

How can I maintain the created applications? Do I need to edit the source code directly?

No, all changes can be made using ScriptCase with no editing directly the .php files

Is it possible to create a whole system with ScriptCase?

Yes, from the logon screen, to advanced reports, data input forms, business logic coding, all you need to develop complex applications, you can do it using Scriptcase

Can I call Delphi, VB, .NET or JAVA programs from ScriptCase

Yes, from PHP we can instantiate COM objects (Component Object Model) , JAVA and others external programs

Should I pay additional costs to deploy applications? Must I install Zend to run them?

No, the deployed applications are free and open-source. You can deploy them in several servers without any additional cost. The Zend is not necessary to deploy applications.

Are there tools available to create the needed databases on the productive/Web-Servers or must this be done manually?

Scriptcase will not create/install the database, you need to set it separately and then connect to Scriptcase. However, the Scritpcase offers features that help you to manage and model the databases (i.e. database builder and SQL builder).

Is it possible to bulk-edit applications? For example, I need to change the CSS schema of all my project´s applications.

Yes, you can change the CSS schema and many other attributes by using the Toolbar menu-Express Edition.

How can I backup my ScriptCase projects and restore it in another machine?

You can backup your environment using the backup function located in the main menu: Options - Settings. It is possible to create partial or total backups. To restore .zip backup files there is a Restore function at the same menu.

How can I prevent unauthorized access to my applications and how can I create a login form.

To prevent unauthorized access edit any app. and find the Security menu, check the option 'Use Security' you can also do it in bulk see the menu Tools.

How can I create a specific data validation in a form application?

It is possible to add custom PHP code to validate the form events like: before insert, after update, etc. Just access the Events menu, on form apps. It is also possible to validate field events like, change, blur, etc. see the menu Ajax Events


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