Tag: App Development

  • Expose your database on the internet on the cheap

    Here’s the (unlikely) scenario: you have data sitting in a database on a machine at home or in the office that you want to refer to from time to time. You don’t or don’t want to leave the machine running 24/7. The data set is relatively small. You don’t need completely up-to-date data all the…

  • Capturing orders into Openbravo POS using a tablet

    A tablet has two important advantages over a laptop/desktop: portability and instant-on (although apparently this is also available on a desktop platform now). These allow you to jump straight into a task the moment you have in mind to do it, wherever you are. That goes well with an order capturing use case. The person…

  • Lazarus reviewed

    Having dabbled with Lazarus for a month, i can conclude that Lazarus is a viable RAD platform. Here are some of the features of Lazarus/Free Pascal that make application development easy (in comparison to the Java platform):

  • CRUD at the speed of light

    At the request of a friend, i started working on a small application to meet a specific need of his business, out of fun mostly. Part of the fun to me was to find out the fastest way to get the application development done.