From the Inside: January/February 2013
Do you think you are a good coder? Have you been practicing your coding, or have you just been doing your job?
Business Tech: Degree and Kind
In our Information Management industry, we are used to change. With our MultiValue databases and tools, we sometimes even revel in change since it is another opportunity to show how quickly we can do things. But in our praise of change and rush to coding, we sometimes forget to think about the change, even startingwith analyzing its basic nature.
Locking - Part 3: Modern Locking
The first two articles of this series examined the issues of locking as it applies to database integrity, information correctness, and the traditional manner in which most of our MultiValue applications implement locking. This final article now moves on to explore the locking requirements of modern web applications, web services, and other forms of SOA.
The (MultiValue) Dating Game
We all know how easy it is to work with dates in MultiValue databases and programs. This article takes it several steps further than the simple "end date minus start date" calculations and also provides code example that may find a niche in your utility BP library.
Clif Notes: It's Going to Get Busy
The year 2013 is barely underway, and I already feel like I'm falling behind. What a great time to be a MultiValue developer. There are just so many new toys to play with technologies to explore that I hardly know where to start. Unless a person is a MultiValue couch potato, clinging to their outdated skill set and hoping to just slide by without learning anything new until they can retire, how could anybody be bored? With all of the major MultiValue platforms now having good connectivity to the latest modern technologies, there are numerous adventures opportunities to move the user experience off of the database and let MultiValue do what MultiValue does best — model data, store and retrieve it efficiently, and provide the application developer with a cost-effective database that is flexible, easy to work with, and doesn't insist on getting in the way of what you're trying to accomplish. Here are a few examples of what I'm talking about.
From the Inside Kata link
From the insdie Kata Example link