ASNA Product Version Policy and Retired Version Information

ASNA has many products that support many platforms. We have a couple of documents available on our Web site that can help you understand what's available, what's current, what's retired, and what each product requires.


Better numeric input for AVR for .NET Windows apps

Although ASNA Visual RPG for .NET works with Microsoft's masked input control, that control's behavior is a little finicky and it's most effective with fixed-size inputs only (eg, a US social security number). It doesn't work well for entering numeric values of varying lengths. This article shows how to fix that.


Understanding AVR for .NET's shared class members

Not only do AVR for .NET shared class members generate a lot of questions for us in ASNA tech support, but their misuse causes AVR for .NET programmers' grief and consternation. This article explains exactly what shared members are and when to use them.


A guide to using CSS custom properties

CSS custom properties are essentially variables you can declare in your CSS. They can dramatically reduce redundancy and increase flexibility in your CSS files. Except for IE 11, all of the major browsers now fully support CSS custom properties. Let's take a closer look.


Configure Windows Defender for AVR Web development

The Windows Defender's feature called "Controlled folder access" can cause problems trying to create Web sites with ASNA Visual RPG and Visual Studio. This article shows how to resolve this issue.


Using AVR for .NET to enable AVR Classic to make HTTP requests

Many applications, both Windows and Web, need to connect to the Internet to send or receive data. ASNA Visual RPG Classic apps do not intrinsically have the ability to make HTTP requests. This can be a crippling drawback when you have a legacy enterprise app for which you now have the requirement to send and/or receive data from the Internet. However, with a little help from AVR for .NET you can extend AVR Classic to do modern things like making HTTP requests.