Connectivity into MV / Pick databases from object-oriented languages and mainstream products used to be difficult. These days it’s not tough at all, and highly affordable as well. There are […]
I’m honored that one of the reasons why companies contract with me and Nebula R&D is because they want well organized code, not just functional code. Almost anyone can write […]
Our Pick / Multi-Value community has always prided itself on being able to run great multi-user applications in a powerful database with a small footprint.. The Pick model DBMS used […]
This is an in-depth explanation of how web clients consume licenses with a back-end MV DBMS. It might be too basic for some people but it should help to bring […]
A recent U2 forum inquiry asks about using the SoapRequest functions in BASIC to make a Web Service Client call via SOAP. I think it’s inefficient to do things like […]
Want a rich browser interface for your business software? Consider another option.
I was just installing Norton AntiVirus 2006 from Symantec, and as I was setting up the Exclusion list of files to not scan I figured I’d share my list with […]
I’m starting to get more questions about .NET with Linux, using ASP.NET with Apache, writing Web Services in C# with Mono, etc. I’m providing some excerpts and paraphrasing here of […]
The site has been updated to WordPress v2.0.1, the very latest version of the blog software available. This requires the simultaneous update of many plugins from independent authors. As I […]
I’d like you to think a moment about a recurring pattern of chaos, definition, and discovery. In each of the following instances there was a perceived sense of chaos which […]
If you’re new to Visual Studio you’ll eventually find out about snippets, think they’re cool, and sigh at all of the code that you used to cut and paste manually. […]
Holy cow! I forgot to post the initial list of Ajax links! Here they are, and man are there a lot of um! I will be using thes for my […]
So far the only sources I’m investigating are Microsoft Atlas and Telerik r.a.d. Controls. Infragistics has also had Ajax components for a while. See notes below for ComponentOne as well.
If you’ve done any work with FlashCONNECT templates you know that you need to go through some contortions to get your code to work with them.
I’m increasingly asked to build more sophisticated web interfaces which begin to approach the interactive capabilities of a thick client. Satisfying these requests is getting much more difficult.
I just read this article by MVP Jon Skeet on Parameter passing in C#. Definitely good reading. It helps to understand exactly how reference and value types work when passing […]
In observation of a couple posts to this comp.database.pick thread I once again find it humorous that the promise of Linux falls short.
As a minor tribute to Carl Sagan and his Cosmos book and 13 part TV series, I decided to change the name of this category before anyone starts linking to it.
For anyone who wants to understand Ajax or how I am approaching it, start here.
I’ve created a new category for Ajax and am posting some material I’ve already written. I hope this serves as a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn about […]