From The Inside July/August 2010
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Business Tech: Print Media Part 1
When we hear the term "Print Media," most of us think of newspapers, books, and magazines. But digital media news, articles, and books is simply a different delivery mechanism that has much the same business requirements as its "dead tree" (paper) counterpart.
OpenXML Part 3: The OpenXML 2.0 SDK
Having learned the basics of Microsoft OpenXML Word documents and Excel spreadsheets in parts one and two, part three of this series explores the OpenXML SDK and advanced techniques for building this type of content.
MultiValue Applications and Web 2.0: Providing a Desktop-Like User Experience
Continuing to use green screen user interfaces can be a major cause of user, and hence company, rejection and replacement of a MultiValue application. Over the last few years, the web and the browser have gotten much closer to the interface demanded by forward-looking companies. This article reviews the current state of browswer-based interfaces and how OpenInsight's O4W web development environment encapsulates open-source solutions to the GUI requirements.
Installing and Using UniVerse ODBC: A Quickstart
A number of users have reported frustration (or failure) in installing and using UniVerse's ODBC. This might be due to confusing conflicts in terminology or the lack of actual examples. This article strives to provide a clarification of terminology and an end-to-end example in an attempt to provide that "ah-hah!" moment.
Tech Tip: Quirks of the LOCATE Statement
When I ran across this blog post a month or so ago, I thought it was worth republishing, as many of us have run into this one time or another.
Clif Notes: Telling Us We're Stupid Is Not A Sales Closing Technique
For years I have avoided anything resembling a smart phone. I just never saw the use in them. I have always preferred applications that did one thing and did them well, as opposed to a single application that tried to do everything and did them all miserably. I saw no reason at the time why my approach to appliances should be any different. So I was quite content to muddle along with my cell phone, my Palm PDA, my desktop computer, and my notebook.
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