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How to develop a two tier(client server application) application ???? RRS feed

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  • Hi !  I am a student new at programming though i have build few desktop application in vb.net but  i am completely unaware about client server architecture. I want to build a application for my school to maintain students and teachers database ,  this time i want to build a two tier (client server application using visual studio) but  i don't know where to start from . 

     

    My school has five computers for official use all running on Xp service pack 3 professional connected though LAN.

    I want use sqlserver 2008 express as my database and VB  as my programming language and my application type is windows form application .

    I know this much "i need a sever to host my database " but i don't know what should be the operating system of the server?? do i need a dedicated server running on a network operating system to serve five client or i can do that on Xp ???

    What are the basic requirements and knowledge i must have before developing a Clint server application...

     

    Any kind of help is appreciated !!!! 

     

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 7:56 AM