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International Spectrum - Jul/Aug 2009


FUTURE-READY YOUR LEGACY ERP SYSTEM

Your greenscreen, green-bar legacy system may be doing everything necessary better, faster, and at a lower cost. But frequently new management or owners, employees, and potential buyers do judge a book by its cover. It’s time to bring your application into the 21st Century.

CANDI HART


BUSINESS TECH: BECOMING A SOFTWARE VENDOR — PART 4

There is a difference between writing software for in-house use and writing software as a product. Explore and compare the two mind-sets.

CHARLES BAROUCH


TRANSFERRING BINARY FILES TO A BROWSER WITH D3, FLASHCONECT, AND APACHE

When you need to send binary data to a web browser, you can write the data to a temporary file and link to it. This article explores a technique to do the transfer directly.

GLEN BATCHELOR


IDES AND EDITORS: MVDEVELOPER PE

This new series for the MultiValue developers in the group focuses on Integrated Development Environments and source code editors. First up is mvDeveloper PE.

CHARLES BAROUCH


D3 REPORTING WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

It is always discouraging when the users want newer report styles and management’s approach is to replace the MultiValue system with a more expensive and less capable “solution.” But often the goals can be accomplished with an understanding of the reporting tool and a little bit of middle-coding, as this example using a D3 subroutine and Excel demonstrates.

JORGE E. CASARES


MULTIVALUE MASHUP MASHUPS

Mashups combine elements from different web sites to provide useful combined views of information. Again emphasizing that MultiValue can do anything the other systems can do, here is an example of the techniques using Revelation Software’s OpenInsight.

BY BOB CARTEN, REVELATION SOFTWARE


MY JOURNEY INSIDE OF PDF FILES: CONVERTING TEXT PRINT FILES TO PDF FILES – PART 1

Most MultiValue platforms have a way to redirect printer output to a plain text file. Many organizations, however, have standardized on PDF as the preferred format for reports to be exchanged by e-mail or FTP. Learn how to convert those existing text reports to PDF files.

KIM AMANN


 


 

Archived Issues

MARAPR 2006

MARAPR 2006

NEW LEADERSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL SPECTRUM So who is this new guy, and what is he going to do to our Spectrum? Find out what the new Chairman of International Spectrum plans to pursue. BY SHANNON STOLTZ

INVENTORY FOR PROGRAMMERS (PART
MY BLOG SPACE
HIGHLIGHTS FROM SPECTRUM ’06
INTERVIEW WITH INTERSYSTEMS
MIDDLEWARE METADATA AND MULTIV
USING THAT TRIGGER FINGER
MVCMS — OPEN SOURCE BACKED BY
DATABASE CHALLENGE
MAYJUN 2006

MAYJUN 2006

UNDERSTANDING OLAP AND PIVOT TABLES OLAP browsers,pivot tables, vectors, measures-it's a whole different language. Jim explains it using a tool you probably have on your desktop. Excel. BY JIM PAUL

SOA WHAT?
PRACTICAL ESB
INVENTORY FOR PROGRAMMERS, PAR
A BACKUP STRATEGY IN THE UNIDATA ENVIRONMENT
OVERVIEW OF MV.NET
AJAX AND OPENINSIGHT

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