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  • Ted Giles
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Thanks Peter but I'm good for now.

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  • psidewater
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    While we don't list the specifics on volume subscriptions, you will see discounts as you sign up for more user accounts.

    We have been analyzing our pricing and can get into more specifics when we chat.

    Your message above mentions the need for uploading photos, which TransForm can do. If you'd like to discuss your specific requirements, we can jump on a quick call.
    Last edited by psidewater; 08-27-2019, 02:51 PM.

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  • Ted Giles
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Well the 3 user pack has gone and the price has risen then Peter.

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  • psidewater
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Just to chime in with a recent pricing update.
    TransForm lists price $5.95 - $29.95 based on volume.
    https://www.alphasoftware.com/alpha-transform-pricing

    We occasionally offer discounts for our good customers so contact us with questions.

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  • Ted Giles
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Cool!
    Hope Brexit doesn't change things!

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  • kkfin
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Ok Ted,

    I think we are maybe talking both about different products but it does not matter:).
    What comes to databases I have now moved to Azure SQL Database. I did get the idea from Filemakers Cloud solution. Azure SQL has also native json support which helps in server side.

    I am still with Leaseweb VPS server. With Alpha you have to stick with 4 cpu which is a problem today. For example Hetzner which I am considering in EU because Hetzner has it own sea cables has just two server line with 4 cpu. One has not ECC memory and other has but is basically a slow file server.

    Ken

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  • Ted Giles
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    The apps are multi tennant so pretty well locked down, Ken.
    You don't need a licencecto view, but you do need authorised access.
    The toolkit I use is bought and paid for.
    The servers I use are USA and Europe. $100 per year for unlimited everything, and latest version of MS SQL, so I don't bother with MySql for them.
    I use MariaDb occasionally, but mainly MS SQL.

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  • glenschild
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Originally posted by kkfin View Post
    And anyone can use your application. No license needed?

    Great!
    Confused, not sure what you mean by this?

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  • kkfin
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    And anyone can use your application. No license needed?

    Great!

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  • Ted Giles
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Intranet? Really?
    I look at it as a really swish mobile product, not an Intranet one.
    My mobile apps are truly mobile and link to SQLSERVER.
    No API required, but then as you know I am an Alpha DT person but not an Alpha Web person.

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  • kkfin
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Originally posted by Ted Giles View Post
    I posted a reply a few days back, but it hasn't stuck.
    @Glen. Glad you adopted AT.
    @Ken. Imho, AT could front end lots of data in web apps not necessarily AA based. There are a lot more people NOT using AA, than using it worldwide, so it is a huge market. I would see it as a separate product, not a tied one.
    Transform is basically an intranet solution.
    Because Transform and AA can share same data AA can extend with a little extra cost it usage for example to (public) web or to mobile applications and to desktop applications. So you actually can save money from the integration.

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  • Ted Giles
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    I posted a reply a few days back, but it hasn't stuck.
    @Glen. Glad you adopted AT.
    @Ken. Imho, AT could front end lots of data in web apps not necessarily AA based. There are a lot more people NOT using AA, than using it worldwide, so it is a huge market. I would see it as a separate product, not a tied one.

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  • kkfin
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    If Alpha has any business sense they will make them relay on each other is certain features. This is true for both products. If you feel that Alpha Anywhere has features to leverage the usage of Transform then Alpha has succeed. Now they have to make Transform users to desperately need AA.

    Ken

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  • glenschild
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    Originally posted by kkfin View Post
    For some features AA and Transform seems to rely on each other.

    Here is blog post and here related video.

    Introduced features are great and all is made easy by Alpha as ups-Dave shows in video:) So no doubt that AA makes some added value to Transform.
    As always this kind of integration has good parts and bad parts as users/developers point of view.

    Ken
    I would not say that AA and Transform rely on each other. Transform can operate independently and connect to a back end of choice. Having said that Alpha have made it very easy to use Alpha Anywhere with Transform by creating a bunch of functionality to take advantage of the api capability of Transform. Even more pleasing is that there is a steady flow of yet more features in Alpha Anywhere to leverage the usage of Transform even more.

    For me as an independent developer and multiple clients. AA is a major part of my overall "toolbox" and Transform now has a place in said toolbox as well!

    Glen

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  • kkfin
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    Re: AT seems great. Why no posts?

    For some features AA and Transform seems to rely on each other.

    Here is blog post and here related video.

    Introduced features are great and all is made easy by Alpha as ups-Dave shows in video:) So no doubt that AA makes some added value to Transform.
    As always this kind of integration has good parts and bad parts as users/developers point of view.

    Ken

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