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Running Database app on a webserver

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Where can I find a demo of a webserver database app, and a local client which can "speak" talk to the client
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huehnsoftware earned 150 total points
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Hello Duke,

take a look at : http://www.rtfm.be/fpiette/

he has the best internet componets for delphi, wie Midware, a server sided component collection.

greetings thomas
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by:duke_n
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That's real nice, but I'm new to internet programming, so It will be hard(If possible) for me to glue the pieces up.

I even tried to build a simple CGI(once console-45Kb and once standalone server-370Kb) app which will run on server and just tell me the time when I open the file in IE. I built it straight from the book step-by-step, then upped the compiled file to tripod and it didn't work either.
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by:duke_n
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Hi.
those are good sites.
I downloaded a local server as was suggested on one of those and built the same book step-by-step simple CGI app.

It worked on the local server, but didn't work on Tripod or VirtualAve
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by:Radler
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Rereading your question....
About a client to listening the user( voice reconigtion ? ) you should take a look to SAPI from M$. Particulary I tried this( without a lot of time spent), but without success.

T++, Radler.
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by:duke_n
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I know about voice recognition, but what I'm talking here is something absolutely different. I used the word "Talk" because I don't really know the professional term. I meant two apps "communicate", not an app to a human
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by:Radler
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Is important "Tripod" and "VirtualAve" to you ?
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by:duke_n
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Well, my site is hosted there.
Now I don't want to pay for hosting my site.
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by:Radler
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Duke, if your intent is make a app to another enviroment diferent from Windows + intel, Delphi can't be used.
You can put your site at a diferent kind of machine, but your application/dll must be at a Wintel machine.

T++, Radler.
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by:duke_n
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I thought all the free space providers support the CGI....
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by:Radler
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Really, but the server will execute the file pointed by the url indicated at the page. So a PC-Win EXE is imcompatible with a SPARC-Unix file.
Now seems that your problem is take a ISP that have a PC-Win machine to host your CGI app.

T++, Radler.
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by:duke_n
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Oh.
Then can you please point me to one(free one, ofcourse)?
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by:duke_n
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and what does T++ mean ?
:))
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by:Radler
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Really not. I've a enterprise resource to do this.
The "T++" is a paroid with "C++". In my language ( portuguese ) seems "aTe +" translating "So long".

So:
T++, Radler.
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by:duke_n
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Then I cannot accept your answer until I find a free webhosting with WINCGI support(so I will be able to test your answer).
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by:Radler
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duke,

It's out of my necessity . I'll take a long time with a search. If founded more points to a just bonus ?
Remind me at two days, OK ?

T++, Radler.
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by:duke_n
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I don't have much points left.
I'll raise a bit, though, if that's what you want.

Also, I conducted a search of my own but didn't find any webhoster with WINCGI support.
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by:duke_n
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Adjusted points from 100 to 135
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by:Radler
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Searching...
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by:duke_n
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Adjusted points from 135 to 150
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by:Radler
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Hi duke,

I found a site to search. Today I can't do it, if you wanna take first...
www.virtualave.net 
www.freewebspace.net(there you can find all free WEB hosts)

Good luck, Radler.
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