I usually don’t post code tips but since I haven’t published anything in a while, I thought I’d post this tidbit on how to use Include items elegantly.
When creating browser applications for Pick applications, people frequently ask how they can execute some code on the PC/client with instructions from the server. We do this all the time […]
I saw another question today about whether a VAR should recommend D3 Windows or D3 Linux. Knowing many sites that have moved from Windows to Linux, and those that have […]
Marketing often entails conveying to the prospect audience more than just what your products are about. We are judged by the company we keep, and the MV DBMS will be […]
I’ve written a bunch of blogs lately on the topic of Marketing in the Pick industry. I just haven’t published them. I get so fired up on this topic that […]
There is some new discussion in the MVDBMS forum about e-mail lately so I thought I’d re-introduce NebulaMail as an option.
This is a sort of follow-on to one of my postings last month. My intent here is to kick off some forum discussions based on today’s posting. The question in […]
Over the years I’ve done a lot of work with the internals of Excel and most of the other Microsoft Office applications, integrating them in some way with Pick/MV business […]
Web2.0, SOA, SaaS – there are similarities and vast differences but what they all have in common is that MV business applications are generally not prepared for any of them. […]
I didn’t intend for this to be a big deal (see prior post about comp.databases.pick) but as soon as it got started it sure turned into one. I’m committed to […]
An initiative is underway to replace the Usenet/NNTP forum comp.databases.pick with a Google Group. This is a big deal. What do you think?
It’s amusing when people ask if something is technically possible, or “envision if you will” some concept, as though other people haven’t already envisioned or even coded a prototype or […]
Over the last year I’ve been working intensely with telephony apps which integrate with MV – and I’ve blogged on this topic as well. This includes voice in/out and SMS […]
Will Johnson started a great thread in the U2 forum, asking about where people go to find and support FOSS for the MV DBMS. Well, there are precious few resources […]
In part 1 of his series I described how to modify your existing code so that it can be re-purposed for a GUI. In part 2 I described a general […]
I get email services from a large and respected company, Everyone.net. This week SpamCop has been blocking their servers, and the tens of thousands of domains they represent. As a […]
I recently blogged and Introduction to NebulaXPlus. Today I present a slightly different approach to that introduction. Consider this an AD, but I believe it will help to explain what […]
If you want to create sophisticated Excel workbooks with your Pick BASIC application, you may be using NebulaXLite. While a “lite” tool, it does satisfy most needs. If you want […]
This is part 2 in the “MV to the web” series. In the first part I described code changes needed to specific functions to separate out the UI from the […]
A lot of BASIC developers still want to get to the web, but they aren’t sure what’s required. Let’s work it out here. This is Part 1 of 3 blog/articles […]