Understanding the Designer tool

Now that we have reviewed all the important server and client components of our new Data Services installation, it is time to get familiar with the most usable and most important tool in the Data Services product package. It will be our main focus in the following chapters, and of course, I am talking about our development GUI: the Designer tool.

Every object you create in Designer is stored in a local object library, which is a logical storage unit part of the physical local repository database. In this recipe, we will log in to a local repository via Designer, set up a couple of settings, and write our first "Hello World" program.

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