The BASIS International Advantage
Number 2 - 2005
20th Anniversary Edition

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BASIS Then and Now
By Peggy Lewis
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FEATURES


OSI Solidifies OSAS Investment with BBj

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Solid business planning helped shape and direct Open Systems Inc.'s future, launching BASIS' largest domestic BBj application.

With BASIS, Denver Computer Still a Mile High

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Faced with the demise of their Business BASIC language provider, Denver Computer migrated their business application to BASIS technology.


Grid to Order

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This most anticipated BBj 6.0 enhancement offers programmer productivity gains by incorporating very versatile methods for sorting data with the BBjStandardGrid object.

Safe and Retrievable Intellectual Property

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The new CLEARP and enhanced SAVEP verbs provide a safe and dependable way to retain original code, perform maintenance with unrestricted use, and prevent unauthorized access to your intellectual property.


PDF now also means Perfectly Displayed Forms

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The newly extended BBjForm API can now create PDF output directly from BBj, giving BBj programmers a new and useful tool.

OpenOffice.org – a Sweet New Suite

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Deploy a set of office applications across a variety of operating systems while accessing data stored in BBj data files.for free.

VKEYED Files – New Features for a New File Type

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This new file type for variable length records, ideal for storing images and video clips in BLOBs, optimizes storage requirements while allowing for dynamic addition and deletion of keys and giving programmatic access to embedded string template information.


Tuning the Performance Analyzer

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How BASIS enhanced the Performance Analyzer by using it on itself while enhancing the tool with significant improvements.

The State of the IDE

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A sneak peek at some of the ambitious BBj 6.0 enhancements to the IDE and those planned for the future, including a new comprehensive GUI development tool and more convenient ways to debug legacy code.


The Response File Responds Silently

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BBj 5.0's new and powerful mechanism offers greater flexibility and more options that provides for total customization of the entire silent installation.

Choices, Choice, Choices

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A simplified look at the many deployment choices for BASIS products including one-, two-, and three-tiered configurations.

COLUMNS

QA Memos Web Service
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BASIS practices what they preach – BASIS discusses how to provide Web services, sharing the know-how by giving developers access to the source code for the QA Memos Database Web service provider program and the client-side consumption program.

The Extreme Web Makeover
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SCO Forum
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Tech Resource Zone
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Lock, Lock, Who's Got the Locks?


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