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Lasso 9

Level 1 Lasso Courses Offered

Basic courses designed to develop confidence and skills in working with Lasso code and datasources. Choose from the list below to suit your specific environment and needs.

Pre-requisites:

  • personal laptop or desktop meeting the minimum systems requirements for Lasso 9 (or Lasso 8.6 where appropriate)
  • able to run Webex
  • understanding of web standards (recommended reading
    http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/internals/howbrowserswork/ )
  • available as one-on-one, or in a small class *minimum numbers must be met or the class will be deferred

$1250
individual

 

$475*
group sessions 

 

The Quick Start Course for Lasso 9 Beginners
(3 sessions of 3 hours)

Session 1: Setting up

Session 1 will equip you with the knowledge you need to establish a server or development environment to hit the ground running with your development.

  • Setting up your work environment
  • Installing Lasso Server 9.1
  • Configuring Apache
  • Configuring an instance
  • Locating lasso apps and startup loaded types and methods
  • Lasso 9 web administration 

Session 2: Creating Reuseable Code

In this session we cover best-practice principles for development. We introduce the Object Oriented approach, and how architecting your solutions well will decrease development time and facilitate easier maintenance.

  • Variables and Operators, Formatting Dates and Numbers
  • Conditional Logic and Query expressions: Logic Structures if / else, select, and shortcuts
  • Types, Methods and Objects - an overview of Object Oriented Programming

Session 3: Intro to Datasource Connectors and Troubleshooting

Session three will detail connecting Lasso 9 with various datasources, including MySQL, FileMaker and ODBC. We will work through practical examples of querying and updating databases. Techniques for error detection and handling are discussed and demonstrated.

  • Overview of types of datasource connectors available with Lasso 9
  • Introduction to types of databases and their interaction with Lasso
  • Error Handling

 

$500
individual
$175*
group session

Essentials for Moving Lasso 8 to 9
(2 hours—50% off for owners of Lasso 9 licenses)
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  • Introduction to object oriented programming
  • What has changed between 8.x and 9 - what is covered in "compatibility" and what is not
  • Making the most of the new features of Lasso 9
  • Bringing it all together - Overview examples & case studies
$500
individual
$175*
group session

Connecting Lasso & MySQL
(2 hours) 

  • Connection foundations
  • Query basics
  • Performance optimization
$500
individual
$175*
group session

Connecting Lasso & FileMaker
(2 hours) 

  • Standard connector
  • Configuring ODBC
  • Performance optimization
$500
individual
$175*
group session

Connecting Lasso using ODBC / JDBC (covers MS SQL)
(2 hours) 

  • Basic configuration and tools
  • Configuring ODBC
  • Performance optimization
$500
individual
$175*
group session

Connecting Lasso & Oracle
(2 hours) 

  • Basic configuration and tools
  • Configuring ODBC
  • Performance optimization
$500
individual
$175
group session

Connecting Lasso & PostgreSQL
(2 hours) 

  • Basic configuration and tools
  • Configuring ODBC
  • Performance optimization
$175
individual
$75*
group session

Introduction to the Certified Lasso Developer Test
(1.5 hours) 

  • Overview of the knowledge base included in the CLD test
  • Review of good coding practices for Lasso 8 and Lasso 9

 



Courses marked with * have a minimum attendance requirement

 

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