IS.HASH.HMACSHA1: Generating HMAC-SHA1 Values with Generic MultiValue BASIC
The Message Authentication Code (MAC) is a widely used technique for performing message authentication. HMAC (short for "keyed-Hashing for Message Authentication"), a variation on the MAC algorithm, has emerged as an Internet standard for a variety of applications.
Spectrum 2016 Conference Recap
International Spectrum 2016: See what you missed at this year's four days of education, networking and fun. There were several Start-to-Finish tracks available to MultiValue developers. That's in addition to the hallway conversations, spur-of-the-moment consultations, and other interactions which make Spectrum a hit with the attendees.
From the Inside May/June 2016
What is the Most Valuable Asset in your company?
Specialization Versus Agile Development or, How to create high-performance teams, and love the generalists that can save your tail
Once a shop has more than one programmer, the question of how to approach projects takes on a deeper dimension. As a solo artist, you have all the work, but also all the flexibility. Teams need at least a minimal structure. Agile has been touted as one of the best. Here's the counter-argument.
Building a Modern Line-Of-Business Application - Part 3
Key Management The key to keys is the key to success. Creating record keys on-the-fly is common in software development, but a little planning can go a long way. This is part three of our article series exploring what it takes to build a Line-Of-Business application from scratch, using the tools and features found in modern software technologies.
Business Tech: Parametrics
any of us are drowning in a sea of hundreds of programs. Parametrics allow us to severely reduce the total while still serving the same needs. If you believe that "code is a mortgage on your soul" read on.
4GL Spotlight: Evoke
MultiValue is constantly evolving. That's not just a result of the database vendors doing new development. Our community has many companies within it that move us forward. An important segment are the tool vendors. BluFinity, known for mv.NET, has been building a serious, modern, code development environment. Welcome to Evoke.