Basic database primer V1
docmann at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 22:53:00 CST 2005
I just grabbed the tutorial stack and would also like to say thanks for
your effort! :)
My approach to learning to use Rev has been very task oriented so far
(as always it seems). I had a specific app in mind and just dove off
into the deep end, dug through the documentation and then yelled for
help when needed...
Unfortunately, I still haven't taken time to really explore many
possibilities outside of the needs for my current project, so your
tutorial will come in *very handy* in the near future.
Here's a general question: When using a standalone that calls a stack
for data storage purposes such as with the tutorial, does the data stack
have to use the .rev file extension or can it be used with any extention
we choose? [ .dat, etc.]
Again, thanks for sharing!!
Bob Hartley wrote:
> Hi All.
> I have been getting together a basic primer for a database for
> newbies. It is on revonline under general ad the stack is called
> "BASIC DATABASE PRIMER".
> This will help me get to grips with making a database app but it may
> be worth while for newbies wanting to make a database app for a
> What it does is this.
> It has a group of buttons that navigate between cards, a button that
> deletes a card and one that makes a new card. There is a field which
> has the text inserted into a list.
> The Menus are a bit dodgy at the moment (some things don't work) but
> when I update them you can see the changes. If anyone has any simple
> suggestions, please add to the thread. Then when the next release is
> added we can create a new thread V2 and then V3 etc. Then Newbies can
> follow the app stage by stage.
> I'll post when there are updates and what the changes are.
> I think, since I have had so much help, I should put some effort back
> in. :-)
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