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  • Developer environment randomly exits

    I'll do a save, or change components, or .... I haven't figured out any pattern or clue, but the developer edition will abruptly exit.

    I don't have any clues suitable for a bug report. License? I'm current. Version. 7295. Installed: Using new method.

    It isn't doing any damage to my work, all I have to do is restart the developer and go back where I was working and re-load my last saved component.

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    Carl ~ Dallas, TX
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    Sounds like a long standing problem the IDE has had. For me anyways if I am developing and publishing a lot the IDE will suddenly close. I've learned to save often.
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    • #3
      Yes, this happens a lot and is exceedingly frustrating. It has never been limited to this specific release for me.
      I always figured no point in reporting as it is totally random (seemingly) and I know what the answer will be. Good advice from Mike .. save often.
      Alpha Anywhere v12.4.6.3.0 Build 7582-5569 IIS v10.0 on Windows Server 2019 Std in Hyper-V

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      • #4
        I too experience this a lot, but for me, it seems to occur only when I install a new version, then go back to an older version. If I completely uninstall Alpha, and then install the "older" version, it seems to eliminate the problem, at least as far as I can tell. I assumed that this could be because the newer version makes some changes to some key files that are incompatible with the older versions. I am not 100% sure of all this but thought I would offer these observations in case it is helpful to others.
        Gary S. Traub, Ph.D.

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        • #5
          If you are a BIG Live Preview user, AA runs out of resources (memory leak) and exits. (crashes) - so be aware to keep you app development in various versions else you can lose hours of creativity yo may never recover.
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          • #6
            Originally posted by CarlMPearson View Post
            I'll do a save, or change components, or .... I haven't figured out any pattern or clue, but the developer edition will abruptly exit.

            I don't have any clues suitable for a bug report. License? I'm current. Version. 7295. Installed: Using new method.

            It isn't doing any damage to my work, all I have to do is restart the developer and go back where I was working and re-load my last saved component.
            If the application abruptly closes, there may be information in the Windows System Events log that could provide a clue as to why.
            Sarah Mitchell
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