Any in-house corporate developers?
bobs at twft.com
Thu Feb 9 16:39:05 CST 2012
I stand corrected. I forgot about ODBC because I tried that some time ago (back in Revolution 2.7 or something like that) on my Mac and could not for the life of me get it to work reliably, but it wasn't Rev/LC's fault at the time.
On Feb 9, 2012, at 12:03 PM, Ben Rubinstein wrote:
> On 09/02/2012 00:40, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> You should be aware that currently only a few SQL databases are supported: sqLite, mySQL, Valentina, and one other I cannot remember. Microsoft SQL is NOT supported to my knowledge, and some corporations require MS SQL compliance.
> I think that's a bit misleading - a large part of the in-house apps that I've made with LiveCode exclusively interface with MS SQL- they do this via ODBC, but that is generally a reasonable way to do that (per a recent discussion I think on this list, recommended by MS over OLE). I've not had any problems with this.
> Similarly we work with PostgreSQL over ODBC - and in general I'd expect most SQL databases to be accessible in that way.
> Some of our apps also integrate with Oracle, for which there is a direct driver - this used to require an 'Enterprise' license from RunRev, but I believe is now bundled as standard with all license types.
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