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From OpenLaszlo

Helpful examples contributed by the community to help beginners learn fundamentals of Laszlo-based application development.

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GuestBlox

GuestBlox is a deliberately simple example of a complete 'end-to-end' Laszlo+PHP Web application. GuestBlox accepts user text input and retrieves stored lists via a Laszlo-based front-end that communicates with a PHP-based backend.

Lissajous curves

LissajousCurves is a very simple demonstration of the LZX drawing API. It shows off the speed and ease of use with a small interactive Lissajous curve generator.

Struts Demonstration Application

Application contributed by Vikas Bhatia using OpenLaszlo 3.0 that demonstrates the relation of the Laszlo application to Struts, file system structure and SOLO deployment. [.zip file, 10MB]

This sample application is available for download under the terms of the Apache License v2.0

RIFE Demonstration Application

Application contributed by Geert Bevin using OpenLaszlo 3.1.1 that demonstrates the relation of the Laszlo application to RIFE, file system structure, IDE integration, asynchronous data lookup, validation, SOLO deployment and ant build file integration. [.zip file, 14MB]

This sample application is available for download under the terms of the Apache License v2.0.

Don Hopkin's von Neumann example

"For fun, and to learn OpenLaszlo, I implemented the classic 29 state self reproducing cellular automata, invented by John von Neumann."

Don Hopkin's Koosh Ball generator

"For fun, and to test out Laszlo's rendering speed with lots of lines, I rewrote the classic NeWS "Koosh Tool" koosh ball generator in OpenLaszlo. It's amazing how many colored lines Flash can animate on the screen at once!"

Interacting with a server-side XML database

This tutorial walks a developer through setting up a shared tomcat environment with Open Laszlo and the eXist Open Source XML database. The code examples will allow you to use Open Laszlo as a client side XML interface interacting with server-side XML.

There's a lot of potential, and this is just the first steps, but the XQL class will allow you to add records, delete records, insert and update records as well as restoring deleted records.

Happy coding!

Vista Sidebar Gadget

Vista_Sidebar_Gadget is a simple example that shows how you can create a gadget for Vista┬┤s Sidebar.