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What’s coming in the next OpenEdge releases

Recently I have attended one of Progress Software’s Insight conferences (http://www.progress-insight.com/) in Frankfurt. Progress Vice President for SaaS Colleen Smith gave a presentation about the future of OpenEdge and gave an interesting early glimpse into what’s coming in the next … Continue reading

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OpenEdge Architect Preferences

OpenEdge Architect offers a lot of great functionality. But some features need to be turned on using preference settings for the workspace. For other preferences the default settings are just not what my first choice would be. In this article … Continue reading

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Customizing OpenEdge Architect Templates made easy: Personalization

OpenEdge Architect’s templates for new files and new code sections like methods or internal procedures are not always what a developer would expect or like to have. The templates used are based in Eclipse JET templates (Java Emitter Templates, http://eclipse.org/articles/Article-JET/jet_tutorial1.html). … Continue reading

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The Dependency Inversion Principle

This is an excellent blog post by Javier Navarro-Mahucca illustrating the dependency inversion principle: http://javiernavarromachuca.blogspot.com/2011/08/dependency-inversion-principle.html The Dependency Inversion Principle is also used to achieve a high level of abstraction in the SmartComponent Library framework. Share

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Progress Alert and Notification Service

Recently independent consultant Tim Kuehn from Canada reminded me to write about PANS – the Progress Alert and Notification Service. PANS is a free service offered by Progress Software. Share

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Schedule for the drawing of the winner of the iPod Touch at PUG Challenge Americas

The drawing of the lucky winner of the iPod Touch (http://blog.consultingwerk.de/consultingwerkblog/2011/05/join-us-at-pug-challenge-americas-2011/) is scheduled for Wednesday June 8th in the break at 09:30. Attendees of our last presentation will have to visit an earlier presentation or visit our booth before the … Continue reading

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Consultingwerk is now on facebook!

Today we have launched our facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Consultingwerk-Ltd/216661835019988 We’re looking forward seeing you there. Share

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Session recording from Ontario PUG Winter 2011 on user interfaces is available online now.

In February I have attended the 2011 Winter meeting of the Ontario Progress Users Group focusing in User Interfaces as one of the presenters among Shelley Chase from Progress Software and IAP’s Klaus de vVries. A recording of my presentation … Continue reading

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Using object oriented language features with procedural Progress code

Object orientation was added to the language in release 10.1A five years ago. During our consulting activities, the we faced the prejudice that the new language features cannot be used with existing applications without a major redesign. In our projects … Continue reading

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Virtual Solution Expo booth preview

Don’t miss our booth at the online Solutions Expo during Exchange Online 2010! Share

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