In that case guys, can you or A.N.Other, supply me with some X# versions of the 'CodeProject' CSV Reader/Write methods ?
Over the years I seem to have written these afresh a few times, but can't put my hands on any this afternoon - spent ages looking in old projects etc.. make any submissions handle quotes and double quotes correctly.
I intend to incorporate these reader/writer methods into a new 'Address Book' app which I will provide for the Cologne session on Printing and Reports. Oh! and 'Arrays to Collections' - since the items read in will be made into collections of AddressBook objects.
Note for such simple Address Book data I am keeping well away from SQL and I last did DBF some ten years back, so I don't intend to revisit that technology, as good as it was. CSV seems most appropriate I feel.
Fingers crossed that someone may be able to help me - I will give any such person credit in the Cologne material ;-0)
Phil Hepburn wrote: CSV seems most appropriate I feel.
Not sure i'd do so. One of the simple and easy things - at first look. Then the dragons lift their heads - field limiters, quotes, double quotes, accents, decimal marker, extending the underlying data model, multiple postal/email address values, attributes etc. etc.
If you venture there, better do it right, of simplistic ABs there are already way to many
I'm afraid it is not original. And I suspect Gary Player may have borrowed it from someone else who was getting lucky long before Gary was born.
However, if you saw my golf, it might prove Gary right. Or perhaps no amount of practice will improve my score.
BTW We are well and happy at this end of the planet. Hope it is the same with the Hepburns.
Phil Hepburn wrote: Showing your age Tim.
That's a quote from Gary Player, the world renowned golf professional !
Phil. (Hope you and yours are well and happy.)
Wolfgang Riedmann wrote: IMHO the most impressive thing is how well X# works, only two years after the first announcement.
Yeah! And i'm looking forward to the things to come - given the relative "calmness" on the announcement page i bet the guys are deep in coding - November is coming fast
I am new (less than a week-old today), FOX member, but I count myself an old (two year old) X# fan. The latest announcement is exciting. ReportPro for X# will be great (or any form that make ReportPro works with X# apps). It will ease my conversion process to a bit.
My forum reading uncover lots of things:
1. All my Fabs lib must be replace with Vn version (checked: downloaded last month).
2. RightSLE for Vn (checked: downloaded from Willies site).
3. I have yet to discover any third party code that I have buried deep in my code.
I have bBrowser 4 for Vn already. I am ready to rock... Just a 2 weeks after finishing this latest builds. Once released, I will divide my time equally. My projections: 2 to 3 months: I shall have an X# apps running.
But X# Runtime and RDDs (ADS and CDX) also helps. I hope you guys the meet the target date for X# Runtime to finally get rid of Vn runtimes. I want to experiment on X# Scripting.
Next year, I will start ADS to PostgreSQL, unless someone have done something on this area, in which case, I am also excited on that one.