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Xojo Web: What to Do After You Click Build

Deploying a standalone Xojo Web app for the first time may look unfamiliar or confusing. One might look at the built product and wonder where the files are. None of this ends in .asp, .cgi, or .php; and where is index.html?

I promise, this whole package makes things easier for developers. With a Xojo Web app, the built product is the web server. Once it’s running, the web app handles everything for us.

So how does a Xojo Web app get running? There are a few “easy button” solutions. One is, of course, Xojo Cloud the built in service. Additionally, there is at least one third party hosting service dedicated to Xojo Web apps. These tools can simplify deployment, but require that a developer relies on customer service when there’s a problem.

For mission critical applications, DIY-ers, and cost conscious developers the option to deploy to a Linux server might be a more appealing choice.

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