- Excel Desktop Client new !
This article describes how to install EASA Evaluation on a single Windows machine.
Before we get started please read through Pre-installation Issues to resolve any system conflicts ahead of time.
The window below will appear,
EASA 6.0 now requires a MySQL database. MySQL will be downloaded and installed automatically by the EASA installer if an internet connection is available. A message will show 'Downloading….' during download of a ~340MB .zip file.
(To install from physical media, download MySQL using the following link and save this .zip archive and the above installation .exe to the same folder. The installer will use this local MySQL archive instead of trying to download the file. http://help.myeasa.com/download/mysql-5.7.17-win32.zip )
EASA 6.0 is now installed as a Java application.
Excel 2016 caveat→ The first time Excel 2016 is opened, a popup window opens and will need to be closed manually by the user as the EASA installer cannot do this. Non-interactive Excel 2016 processing will not be available to an Excel Server until this interactive window is closed manually the first time Excel 2016 is run.
We are now ready to try an example EASA APPLICATION or EASAP.
By default an EASA Server does not come with any Published EASAP's that a User may directly launch.
Instead the completed EASAP examples are provided 'under development' for instruction purposes to illustrate how an Author may,
The EASA Server is preloaded with several example EASAP's, navigate to,
A short description of three completed example EASAP's and a screenshot of each user interface can be found below (these three EASAP's may also be built from scratch via detailed tutorials).
The Mortgage Calculator runs finance calculations in an Excel spreadsheet.
EASA 6.0 has support for an Excel Desktop Client user interface and we provide an alternate Mortgage Calculator tutorial.
The Stock Screener Tool uses a database and builds and runs custom SQL queries from user inputs.
Cantilever Plate Loading Analysis uses a Windows .bat+.exe to simulate a user-selected load on a plate with variable dimensions.
Select an EASAP (eg. Mortgage Calculator) and navigate to the tab below,
Each example has a detailed tutorial to help an Author learn and master the Builder environment starting from a new EASAP.
The following section guides an Author in building one of the completed examples from the ground up.