Can you build Complex Database Apps with RR?

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Mon Jan 14 12:27:02 CST 2002


>I was just wondering if anyone out there is building large complex database
>front ends with Runtime Revolution?  Is it suitable for this type of
>development?

Hi Todd,

I believe you will find RunRev exactly what you are looking for.

It is SQL savy, if you want to go that route, or one can create a custom
dataBase stack as I am doing.  My original work was done in HyperCard, and
the only working prototype I can point you to is in HyperCard.  If you're
working on a Mac platform you can download my demo at
http://www.oenolog.com/apple_demo.htm.

Included in the demo is a library stack containing db scripts and two
example single-user databases.  The demo itself shows you what kind of user
interface one can build using HyperCard...wait 'til you see what I can do
using Revolution.  In any case, the interface allows user accses to any
record in the db in six mouse-clicks or less from ANY screen and to process
transaction entry without ever typing on the keyboard.

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company

"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)



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