Edition: Futurama Webservice

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- Getting Started with Futurama Webservice



Futurama Webservice is the Futurama Edition to create webservice applications. A webservice is a method of communication between two electronic devices over the internet. With Futurama you can create your own webservice. In the Futurama Editor you can easily set up the webservice functionality, and implement the computational part that can be as complex as you want your application to be. In Futurama, all the generic building blocks are stored that you will need. That applies to all possible formulas you will need in your calculations, as well as the construction blocks to get your webservice to work.

Futurama Webservice - structure

The modules that are (partly) in the yellow area of the scheme are available for the Webservice Edition. Details are below.



The Futurama Webservice Edition consists of the following modules:

Futurama Engine

The Futurama Engine is the core of Futurama. It ensures that the Futurama definition files built in the Editor can be imported and interpreted. It then completes the calculations and operations contained in those files. The Futurama Engine is the basis of Futurama and is used for all the kind of Futurama applications. It consists of generic technology that enables for instance the executing of operations and the generation of websites, e-mails etc. In the support pages no further information about this module is necessary. With the installation of the Futurama Webservice module, also the required Futurama Engine code is installed.

Futurama Webservice

The module Futurama Webservice is a 'license module'. In the Futurama Webservice edition, you are licensed to use all objects that are needed to construct webservice applications.

Futurama Editor (optional)

Futurama Editor is an optional module. It can be used for all kind of applications. If you want to build or maintain your applications yourself, you will need this module. The Futurama Editor allows you to create and update Futurama files, in a user-friendly environment. For more information about the Futurama Editor, see the Futurama Editor section.

Futurama Escrow (optional)

Futurama Editor is an optional module. It is available in all three fields of application. Futurama Escrow ensures that you can access the Futurama source code in the event of an emergency. Note that his module don't have to be installed. In the support pages no further support information regarding this module is necessary.

Getting started

To getting started first determine which Futurama Modules are applicable for your situation. After that consult the links mentioned below to getting started with the Futurama Modules.

Futurama Webservice

For Futurama Webservice the next page is relevant:

Futurama Editor

For Futurama Editor the next pages are relevant:

Futurama Webservice tutorials

If you want to develop Futurama Webservice applications by yourself, then you can consult the several Futurama Webservice video tutorials. Also a number of exercises is available to get used with developing Futurama Webservice applications. At the next page these tutorials can be found:

Related Topics

- Futurama Website: to create interactive webapplications

- Futurama Export: to make an export of personalized data

External Links

- Futurama Website: The website of Futurama


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Updated: 2013-03-07