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Sunday, October 12th, 2008

My Personal Thoughts on 4D Summit

Last year’s Summit saw 4D taking a giant leap forward with v11, but it wasn’t all there (no 4D Server v11). This year’s Summit was more about delivering for the real world and refinement. 4D Server v11 SQL really is pretty cool, and quite powerful. A lot of what it was about was discussed last […]

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Friday, October 10th, 2008

Turbocharging 4D v11 SQL

[These are notes from 4D Summit 2008] Presenters: Olivier Dechanels, Thibaud Arguillere How the datafile is organized… Each block in 4D’s data file is 128 bytes. Each block can only hold one item. An item may take more than one block and if so, they must be contiguous. In the future they plan on having […]

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Friday, October 10th, 2008

4D v11 SQL Resources Architecture

[These are notes from 4D Summit 2008.] Presenter: Jesse Pina Resources are now defined as files needed to translate an interface. Can be images or text. Everything is file based. Converting from resource fork resources to file based resources Strings -> XLIF Images -> files Constants -> plugins 4D & System – > do not […]

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Friday, October 10th, 2008

Menu Management in 4D v11

[These are notes from 4D Summit 2008] Presenter: Achim Peschke, 4D Germany Compatibility Issues The “old edit menu” / “v6.8 compatibility” option is gone. 4D will automatically insert an Edit menu if you haven’t already created one. There will be an alert telling you that it was created. If you’re using menu numbers it changes […]

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Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Unicode and 4D v11

[These are notes from a session at 4D Summit 2008. After a few sessions this afternoon that really didn't hold my attention, I decided to go to Keisuke Miyako's session on unicode. His session last year had been completely amazing. There aren't a lot of notes simply because I couldn't keep up. He covered the […]

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