Monthly Archives: August 2010

OpenEdge Architect Hotkeys

OpenEdge Architect is a powerful and very complex tool. I’ve been working with many developers over the last couple of years that felt like being forced to move to this tool – very often the GUI for .NET is the … Continue reading

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4GL Query concepts (FOR EACH, FIND, GET, INDEX)

Very often even experienced Progress developers are confused about the rules the Progress compiler or runtime use to decide which indexes should be used to execute a certain 4GL/ABL query. The Progress knowledge base contains an article that was formerly … Continue reading

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A pattern for Enum’s in the object-oriented ABL

Enum types (Enumerations) are very common to object oriented programming languages or frameworks – like .NET. Enums are typically used when parameters to functions or values of properties can only be a value from a list of values. For the … Continue reading

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Announcing a new Release of the SmartComponent Library

Earlier this week we have released a new version of the SmartComponent Library to our customers. Besides other functional enhancements this new release completes the series of enhancements for the Visual Designer that we have been adding to the SmartComponent … Continue reading

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User interface choices: A demand for rich desktop applications

This is a follow up on the previous article. This reviews my statements from the panel discussion from Exchange Online 2010 that I participated in together with Shelley Chase from Progress Software and Frank Hilhorst from Progressive Consulting, Inc.. Continue reading

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Progress Exchange Online 2010

We will open this blog with a series of articles covering our Exchange Online presentations. Exchange Online will be held from September 14 – September 16. If you haven’t registered yet, please do so as soon as you can at http://progress.cramervirtualevents.com/! Continue reading

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Welcome to the Consultingwerk Blog!

This is the new Consultingwerk Blog. The blog is about our Company, Consultingwerk Ltd., our Tools WinKit, the SmartComponent Library and Dynamics4.NET and the Progress Software universe in general. Share

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