Jul/Aug 2016

Building A Modern Line-Of-Business Application Part 4: Identity Management

This is part 4 in a series on exploring what it takes to build a Line-Of-Business application from scratch using the tools and features found in modern software technologies. In this article we explore identity management. What does it take to provide provide security, access management, and business discipline to the users of your software? Read Part 4 and find out.

Business Tech: Flawgorithms

I'm on Facebook, talking to Ross Morrissey, and we end up in a conversation about flawed assumptions in formulas. It started me thinking.

QM and VFS

Sometimes MultiValue can be the complete solution. Sometimes we just use pieces. The database can be used without using mvBASIC or Proc. Or, you can code the middle in MultiValue and let SQL hold the data. Here's a success story with QM can playing that middle role.

Unstructured Data

In the world of data storage and retrieval, life used to be simple. You had elements of data. Data had various types. Data elements went in columns in a table. And those of us in MultiValue had it even easier because we weren't even bound by those rules. But now we have to deal with unstructured data - email, social media posts, videos, etc. This article explores some of the issues that will cause even a MultiValue Developer to react with, "Oh, my..."