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15/09/2009

Following the example of using two fields to mark a record with date and time, let’s now look at timestamps.

 

The principle of the timestamp is to combine in a single field, in the most compact way possible, the information needed to memorize the date and time. Of course, the less space we attribute for storage, the smaller the amplitude of possible values.

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14/09/2009

Today at the Ajax Experience, held by Ajaxian in Boston, MA, 4D unveiled its Wakanda project.

 

A product still in development, Wakanda is an all-new platform for creating Business Internet Applications, employing an all-new paradigm based in Business Domain Modeling.

 

Separate from 4D, this product will be aimed at Web application developers. More information about Wakanda can be found on 4D's Wakanda page, and on its own site at wakandasoftware.com.


09/09/2009

The sixth Hotfix release for 4D v11 SQL Release 4 is now available.

 

4D v11 SQL Release 4 (Hotfix 4) addresses several issues in 4D v11 SQL and 4D Server v11 SQL for Mac and Windows.

 

This is an intermediary release and, like all Hotfixes, is available exclusively to 4D Partners.

 

4D Partners may download the Hotfix as of today at the 4D Forums.


09/09/2009

Far be it from me to rip off Marguerite Duras (writer of Hiroshima, My Love) with such a title, just that I want to express how much timestamps have simplified my life and how much I love to use them. I could even say that timestamps are the bomb, pun somewhat intended…

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28/08/2009

Apple’s latest operating system release, Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard” is now available.

 

4D v11 SQL is optimized for the latest hardware and software, including Mac OS X. That means the speed and stability improvements coming in Snow Leopard will soon be felt in 4D. As usual, we’re working very hard with Apple to ensure that the entire 4D v11 SQL product line and the business solutions you create with it will be Snow Leopard certified. This work guarantees you the performance and reliability you demand from the latest systems, and we’ll inform you as soon as the certification is complete.

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26/08/2009

The fifth Hotifx for 4D v11 SQL Release 4 (11.4) is now available.

 

This Hotfix for both Mac and Windows addresses a handful of issues in 4D, 4D Serer, 4D for OCI, 4D Pack, 4D Internet Commands and 4D Write.

 

This is an intermediary release and, like all Hotfixes, is available exclusively to 4D Partners.

 

4D Partners may download the Hotfix as of today at the 4D Forums.


20/08/2009

The fourth Hotfix release for 4D v11 SQL Release 4 is now available.

 

4D v11 SQL Release 4 (Hotfix 4) addresses a number of bugs in 4D v11 SQL and 4D Server v11 SQL, as well 4D for OCI, 4D Pack, 4D Internet Commands, and 4D Write.

 

This is an intermediary release and, like all Hotfixes, is available exclusively to 4D Partners.

 

4D Partners may download the Hotfix as of today at the 4D Forums.


19/08/2009

Now this is going to be neat.   I've heard a few developers express interest that they want to have a panel-type discussion at the Summit.  A place where experts in the field can share tips and strategies that they've employed in their live applications.  Or engage in discussion with other like-minded developers about issues that matter to them.

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08/07/2009

4D is pleased to announce the availability of 4D v11 SQL Release 4, Hotfix 3.

 

This intermediary fix resolves a number of bugs in 4D, 4D Server, 4D View, 4D Write, and the ODBC Driver.  It is available immediately – and exclusively – to 4D Partners.

 

Partners may download the Hotfix today at the 4D Forums.


30/06/2009

4D is pleased to announce the release of 4D 2004.8.  This maintenance release contains a number of bug fixes, and will be the last for the 4D 2004 product line, which is entering the "Sunset" phase of the product lifecycle.

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