Handy Application Maker 1.1.0 Beta

Free and open source database software creator
Handy Application Maker is a maintainable, expandable, and reliable database software creator. It aids software developers to produce quality database software without coding.

It auto generates forms to process (add, edit, delete, search) records, filter and sort records, view records in tabular format, and print reports, with or without programming knowledge. It is a rapid application development (RAD) tool for building RDBMS (Relational Database Management Software).

Handy Application Maker provides a quick and easy way to start a software project. It provides set of tools to create database tables and fields). Developers create, modify or upgrade the custom-built software to suit the business needs. It shorten the time of coding and testing phase in the software engineering model.

Furthermore, it reduces the complexity of the process of creating, modifying and upgrading a custom-built program. It saves  a lot of time and resources, and it is fast for new modules development.

Handy Application Maker can run on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS. It is multi-platform supported, built purely by Java.

It works with both commercial and open source database that are JDBC supported, such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server, and open source database like PostgreSQL, MySQL, Apache Derby, HSQLDB, etc. Currently HSQLDB, PostgreSQL and MySQL have been tested.

The first part of Handy Application Maker is the Main Interface. It is the final software that delivered to your customer. The second part is the Forms Maker, a place to make various forms to handle records.

The last part contains of Menu Manager, Security and Authorized Access Controller, and Records Import / Export Controller. These modules coordinate and cooperate to give full support for software developers to built robust, reliable high quality software. More details are covered in later chapters.

Main features:

  • To create custom-built database software with or without knowing programming, for business solutions.
  • To optimize the use of SQL language in report generating.
  • To create a form that can handle and process record data in a minute.
  • To create a form that generate data in table view with filtering and sorting functions in a minute.
  • To integrate forms created by programmer using Java IDE tool into H.A.M.-M.E.R.
  • To create custom menu. Different menu for different user.
  • To create custom splash image, program center picture, and icons.
  • To provide various output format for running number. E.g. JAN-101, JAN-102, FEB-101, FEB-102, FEB-103, MAR-101, etc
  • Match Fields function, which get fields from one table, then match and insert to the fields at a form. E.g. Select an item code, then the item description, price, unit of measure will be matched and assigned to fields accordingly.
  • Post Fields function, which post line records from one table to another. E.g. Select a Purchase Order number, all items ordered will be posted to the Stock Receive, to avoid double entry.

last updated on:
June 23rd, 2010, 3:30 GMT
file size:
28.4 MB
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operating system(s):
Mac OS X
binary format:
Universal Binary
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What's New in This Release:
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  • Enabled center image as previous error fixed.
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