Flex2SQL v17 64-bit Unicode Edition for Oracle and MS SQL Server  available for download

Oct 9, 2021 3:23:47 PM / by Mertech posted in News, Product updates, Flex2SQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle

We are pleased to bring to you Flex2SQL v17 64-bit Unicode Edition.   This release includes only our MS SQL Server and Oracle drivers and includes both 64-bit and 32-bit Unicode versions.  Read the release notes.

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Flex2SQL v17 Classic Edition released

May 6, 2021 5:28:46 PM / by Mertech posted in DataFlex, News, Flex2SQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL

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Webinar: What's new in Flex2SQL 17?

Apr 16, 2021 10:45:03 AM / by Mertech posted in DataFlex, Webinars, Videos, Flex2SQL

Flex2SQL v17 has support for both 64-bit & 32-bit Unicode

 

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Building a Scalable Azure Infrastructure

Sep 2, 2020 11:49:00 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in Webinars, API development, Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

In this we discuss how to architect your cloud infrastructure to handle your current and future customers' demands

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Top 4 signs you're using a legacy system

Aug 26, 2020 12:30:00 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in API development, Thriftly

In the world of software, "legacy" is a dirty word. If you’re using legacy software, you’ve fallen behind in a world built on speed and innovation. Sticking with legacy systems opens your business up to future inefficiency, decreased profits, and gaps in IT security.

But sometimes, it’s tough to tell that the system you’ve relied upon for years is a legacy system. You don’t want to jump ship needlessly, because switching systems is a costly, time-intensive endeavor. But if you keep sinking resources into software that’s past its prime, you’re throwing money away and conceding an important advantage to your competitors.

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Getting paid for your API - how to monetize your API

Aug 19, 2020 4:00:00 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in API development, Thriftly

If you’re using the Bundled Access model, customers will likely pay for API access the same way they pay for your other products. But if you’re using the Pay Per Call or Pay Per Month models, you must provide an easy, online payment method that also integrates with your API management service. That way, customers can easily track their usage and pay their bill from one place.

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Top 3 advantages of cloud computing for ISVs

Aug 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

For independent software vendors (ISVs), there are distinct advantages for moving to the Cloud. Certain challenges, such as finding the resources and developers necessary to invest in cloud-based infrastructure, can make moving to the Cloud difficult.

Yet despite those challenges, established vendors keep hearing the Cloud“levels the playing field” between small to mid-sized ISVs and larger vendors. But how exactly? And is an investment in cloud-based infrastructure really worth it?

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Building Modern Distributed Applications with Thriftly & Angular

Aug 7, 2020 6:41:54 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in API development

For building modern web applications, developers need to become proficient in Javascript.  Since so much of the application revolves around creating a great user experience and rich UI, building everything from scratch in plain Javascript is not practical. That is why you need  Javascript frameworks that provide developers an easy way to build web applications, filters, and directives.

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How to Support Multiple API Protocols

Jul 29, 2020 12:20:00 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in API development, Thriftly

If you’re a developer who supports multiple API protocols, you’ve probably spent a lot of time discussing or debating REST vs. SOAP vs. RPC or other APIs. Depending on your point of view, you might think that one API protocol is better than another, and seek to use that protocol whenever possible.

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Considerations in Building Secure APIs

Jul 23, 2020 12:29:26 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in Webinars, API development, Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

In this, webinar, we cover API security: encryption, authentication, and authorization. We will be covering how secure API design starts with you and how you should be thinking like a villain when setting up security. 

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