Posted by jpluimers on 2015/03/12
You can’t keep track of the whole world, so every now and then I bump into something and think “boy I wish I had known about this years ago”.
The OData (Open Data Protocol) standard by Microsoft is such a thing. It allows to communicate data over the internet in a RESTful way using either JSON or AtomPub based XML, standardized by OASIS who has it’s roots in the SGML world (SGML is one of the predecessors of XML).
Here are a few links of stuff I want to dig deeper into it to grasp it better: Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Communications Development, Database Development, Development, HTTP, Internet protocol suite, OData, REST, Software Development, TCP | Leave a Comment »
Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/21
Stefan Heymann did a great presentation Character Sets and Unicode in Firebird at fbcon11. About 90% of it is not about Firebird, but about Unicode: a highly recommended presentation.
There is also a PDF version of the same presentation for easier reading/searching.
If you like Firebird, there is a whole bunch of Firebird related presentations from various authors shared by MindTheBird.
Posted in Ansi, Database Development, Development, Encoding, Firebird, ISO-8859, ISO8859, Software Development, Unicode, UTF-8, UTF8 | Leave a Comment »
Posted by jpluimers on 2014/10/30
If you need to manage distributed data over multiple locations then don’t miss the product address for InterBase! The next generation of InterBase is coming soon and will be super charged with a powerful new change tracking engine that makes managing distributed datasets a whole load easier!
Stephen Ball – Embarcadero
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Posted in Appmethod, Database Development, Delphi, Delphi XE7, Development, InterBase, Software Development | Tagged: InterBase | 1 Comment »