SmartClient provides an open DHTML/Ajax client engine, rich user interface components, and
metadata-driven client-server databinding systems, for rich GUI, zero-install web applications.
Whether you are upgrading from an earlier release, or exploring SmartClient for the first time,
these notes will help you to install and use this release more quickly and effectively. Please
take a few minutes to review this file.
Please see the Isomorphic Blog
for an overview
of the latest set of features introduced by this release.
See the change log for a more extensive list of changes.
The SmartClient SDK distribution includes an embedded application server and database engine for rapid, stand-alone development and evaluation. To get started quickly:
- Download and install the Java 2 Runtime (JRE or SDK) 1.5+ if necessary.
- Start the embedded server by running start_embedded_server.bat (Windows), .command (MacOSX), or .sh (*nix).
- Open the open_ISC_SDK_from_server shortcut (Windows/MacOS) or open a web browser and browse to http://localhost:8080/ (all systems).
The SmartClient Quick Start Guide (PDF format) is your best starting point for an overview of the SmartClient SDK, system, and capabilities. This guide also covers common installation and configuration issues.
The SmartClient Reference is the central reference and usage documentation for SmartClient developers.
SmartClient 11.1 applications run in the following standard web browsers:
- Internet Explorer 6.0-11.x (Windows)
- Edge 20.10240.16384.0+ (Windows)
- Firefox 3.6.x-54.x (Windows/MacOS/Linux)
- Safari 5.0-10.x (MacOS/Windows)
- Chrome 10.x-58.x (Windows/MacOS/Linux/ChromeOS)
- Opera 11.x-36.x (Windows/MacOS)
As well as the following mobile device web browsers:
- Safari on iOS 6+
- Android Browser on Android 3.2+
As new browser versions are released, Isomorphic evaluates the stability of the new browser and may
announce official support, sometimes with patches or special settings required to work around browser flaws.
Support is available for earlier browser versions for customers with support contracts.
Please contact Isomorphic for details.
SmartClient 11.1 server-side components require a Java Servlets 2.3
compatible server (complete list here
packages include an embedded Tomcat
server for rapid stand-alone development, but SmartClient is
also tested and supported on BEA WebLogic
, IBM WebSphere
, Oracle iAS
, Sun AS
, Caucho Resin
, Mortbay Jetty
, and JBoss
servers. SmartClient .war
packages without Tomcat are provided for deployment in existing server environments. See the Server Installation Notes
for server-specific configuration and tested versions.
The SmartClient SDK includes an embedded HSQL
database for rapid prototyping and evaluation using the SmartClient object-relational connector. This connector is also tested against DB2
, SQL Server
databases. See the Server Installation Notes
for database-specific configuration and tested versions.
If you have any questions, comments, or requests, please feel free to contact the SmartClient product team:
We welcome your feedback, and thank you for choosing SmartClient.
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