SELLING ON C-SPAM: THE NEW U.S. CAN-SPAM ACT AND WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU
2004 ushers onto our desktops a new federal law regulating email. Don't let your company's marketing efforts get caught in the crossfire; be clear on what e-mailers can and cannot do under the CAN-SPAM Act.
OPENINSIGHT AS A GUI FRONT END TO U2
Graphical user interfaces have revolutionized how users interact with software, while green-screen applications are often perceived as being out-of-date and slow. OpenInsight proves to be a solution that avoids a steep learning curve for developers yet enables them to implement a GUI front-end without losing all the work done in the green-screen application. BY MIKE RUANE
SMARTPHONES AND THE SMALL BUSINESS
SmartPhones-PDA/cell phone combinations-have really come of age. No longer just child's play, SmartPhones can play an important role in the serious business enterprise. BY NATHAN RECTOR
SB+ 101: WHAT IS SB+?
Here's a quick and concise introduction to SB+ and what it can do for serious programmers and non-programmers alike. BY DANNY PASSIG
LEGACY CORNER: UNIDATA & THE UNIX 'SPOOLER'
For those working with legacy MultiValue computing environments, a MultiValue computer consultant shares shortcuts that make it easier to work with UNIX commands. BY MARK JOHNSON
Tools for MultiValue users: jRCS (jBASE Remote Connectivity Services) from jBASE International; XLr8, from U2logic, which provides an easy path to Web client functionality for SB users;WinLink32, from Via Systems, which connects legacy applications to Windows; and PRC, from SJ+ Systems Associates, which manages the entire software development lifecycle.
PREVIEW - SPECTRUM 2004, LAS VEGAS
More than 20 years after the first Spectrum exhibition and conference convened in Lake Tahoe, Spectrum 2004 gears up to showcase an ever-advancing array of MultiValue databases and tools, and educational presentations that will provide you with the knowledge to stay competitive.
TEN STEPS TO REINVENTING THE IT PROFESSIONAL
In today's business climate, the rules have definitely changed for the IT professional. IT professionals need to recognize a new set of skills and motivations in order to be successful in a more conservative business environment.
HISTORY OF MULTIVALUE, CHAPTER 14: PICK DEALERS - REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY COMPUTER SYSTEMS WERE SOLD
The PICK "computer dealer"network was ahead of its time in the late 1970s, setting it apart from the way nearly all other computing environments were marketed.