SPECTRUM SPOTLIGHT: EXCLUSIVE! jBASE CHANGES HANDS, BECOMES jBASE INTERNATIONAL
At press time, jBASE Software, formerly part of the TEMENOS Group, had been bought by U.K.-based Mpower1. What can the MultiValue industry expect from this latest acquisition?
IMHO (IN MY HUMBLE OPINION): YOU DANCE WITH THE ONE THAT BRUNG YA
In project management, it's not just what you do but how you do it. This means using the database that is being used for the project, to conduct the project. In non-multivalued projects, it means using a MultiValue database during the project, for any task or process where quick, multi-access data and/or documents are needed. BY STEVE VANARSDALE
DESIGNING WIRELESS PDA APPLICATIONS
In the last year, palm computing has taken off. When developing wireless applications for PDAs, we have to learn new rules and considerations for programming. BY NATHAN RECTOR
LEGACY CORNER: ARCHIVING FILES AND ITEMS
In his many travels, author Mark Johnson has come across a variety of different archiving methods and program renaming conventions. Covered here are a couple of concepts to consider when changing existing programs. BY MARK JOHNSON
MVTOOLCHEST: PROTECTING YOUR INVESTMENT
Why be tempted to leave the MultiValue world with the promise of mainstream databases, data warehouses, data marts, and sophisticated sales reporting, among other treats, when you can have all that and your MultiValue-based application? The new generation of ODBC tools can be quite effective for sharing information between databases as well as with ODBC-compliant application software. BY JEFF JAKUS
CONSUMER CHRONICLES: CLASSIC SOLUTIONS IMPLEMENTS NEW CXML-BASED ECOMMERCE CAPABILITIES
How Classic Solutions helped a customer meet the challenges of today's Internet-fueled business environment by implementing eCommerce capabilities with its software package.
MVREPORTCARD: THE WORD ON INFORMER
Informer, by Entrinsik Inc., is generating quite a buzz as a powerful reporting tool that provides quick and secure access to corporate data via a Web browser.
HISTORY OF MULTIVALUE, CHAPTER 8: PICK'S EVOLUTION
The late '70s and '80s saw a gradual evolution of the PICK system- from R83 to Open Architecture and even Dick Pick's proposed sewing machine foot pedal idea. BY GUS GIOBBI