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Welcome Maggie Houldcroft - Unicorn's new Office Manager

Last month, we announced that Kathryn, Unicorn’s Office Manager, will be retiring at the end of July. After a careful and thorough search we are pleased to introduce our new Office Manager, Maggie Houldcroft, who has over 20 years experience...

Unicorn's 25th anniversary - Win a bottle of Champagne!

This Summer, we at Unicorn InterGlobal celebrate our 25th anniversary and we’d like to mark the occasion with a small competition for the chance to win a bottle of bubbly. How to enter Unicorn’s 25th anniversary competition The competition...

Data Access Worldwide has a 'new look'

Data Access Worldwide has unveiled their product re-branding changes and we really like the contemporary feel of the refreshed Data Access Worldwide website and the consistent, stylish new logos for the DataFlex family of products. The new...

DataFlex 2014 v18.0 Release Candidate available for download

Data Access Worldwide has announced that DataFlex 2014 v18.0 Release Candidate is available for downloading and final testing. Note: If you have existing DataFlex 17.1 Web Applications, please read the Important Note for Existing Web Applications before...

DataFlex 2014 v18.0 Beta 5 feature complete

Data Access Worldwide have announced that DataFlex 2014 v18.0 Beta 5 is available for downloading and Beta testing. Note: DataFlex is the new name that replaces Visual DataFlex, to define a consistent naming convention across the Data Access product...

DataFlex Reports v4.0 Alpha available

Data Access Worldwide have announced the availability of DataFlex Reports 2014 v4.0 Alpha. Note: DataFlex Reports is the new name that replaces Visual Report Writer, helping to make the Data Access product names more consistent. You do not need a...

Laundry giant uses DataFlex for in-house systems

It's always nice to read DataFlex success articles in the news, and here's a great article about how Berendsen Textil Service (a laundry company) have used DataFlex to develop their own, in-house, business system. As an exchange-listed company with...

Kathryn is retiring - Goodbye and Good Luck

Unicorn’s Office Manager, Kathryn, has been threatening to retire for a while a now, but the time has finally come for her to hang up her mouse. Kathryn is retiring at the end of July, but she’s not going to be putting her feet up and taking...

Mike's top picks from EDUC 2014

Mike has recently returned from the European DataFlex Users’ Conference (EDUC) 2014 in Bruges, Belgium which in his opinion was the best EDUC to date. Year on year these events get better, but the quality of the presentations and the subjects...

DataFlex Batch Compile Tool updated

Does the thought of changing a file that’s used in several projects fill you with gloom, because of the resulting compilation marathon that you’ll have to undertake? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that Data Access have updated the...

Mertech's next campfire - Security in Web Applications

Mertech’s next live and interactive Campfire session, will cover the topic of Security in Web Applications and is scheduled for June 12th at 17:00 GMT (12:00 EST). This campfire will discuss the biggest risks to web application security and...

Actian PSQL v11 SP3 updates available

Actian PSQL Engineering have released updates to PSQL v11 SP3. Downloads are available from the Actian PSQL website along with a readme file detailing what’s changed. The updates are for PSQL v11 Server and PSQL Vx...

DataFlex in the Cloud is here - the day of the private server is over

Data Access Worldwide announced their plans for DataFlex in the Cloud at the DataFlex International Software Developers (DISD) Conference in March this year. For a long time it’s been difficult to tell if ’the Cloud’ was a short...

DataFlex 2014 / 18.0 Beta available

Data Access Worldwide have announced the release of the Beta version of DataFlex 2014 / 18.0. Note: For DataFlex 2014 / 18.0 and future releases, the new name ’DataFlex’ (rather than Visual DataFlex) will be used. The DataFlex 2014...

Visual Report Writer 3.0 - handy resources for developers

Data Access Worldwide has recently made available the following developer resources for Visual Report Writer 3.0: VRW 3.0 Maintenance tool Developers can use this maintenance tool to easily update their older reports to the VRW 3.0 release and/or...

Increased flexibility with licensing for testing DataFlex web applications

Data Access Worldwide have responded to customer requests for more flexible licensing to test DataFlex web applications and have updated the terms of the Visual DataFlex Software Licence Agreement (SLA). The section of the agreement that defines DataFlex...

Update for Visual DataFlex 17.1

Data Access Worldwide have issued an update to Visual DataFlex 2012 / 17.1 The new release is Visual DataFlex 17.1.38.0. The previous release was version 17.1.37.2. There are two ways of getting the Visual DataFlex 17.1.38.0 update: New...

Visual Report Writer 3.0 Released

In December 2013, Data Access Worldwide released Visual Report Writer 3.0, the latest version of their report writing tool. It’s worth remembering that in addition to working with the DataFlex embedded database, Visual Report Writer works with...

Actian PSQL v11 Price Increase Scheduled for January 1, 2014

The prices of Actian PSQL Workgroup and Server are set to increase at the beginning of 2014. The biggest change is the price of PSQL Workgroup, which is increasing to 70 per user. Actian PSQL Server prices will...

WebQuery for Visual DataFlex - Open Source Reporting

Nov 2013: WebQuery is a view you can include in your own Visual DataFlex 17.1 (or higher) WebApp programs to provide users with an ad hoc reporting capability. WebQuery  - Some history WebQuery is a reimplemetation of Sture Andersen’s...

DataFlex SQL Connectivity Kits 6.0 released

The DataFlex SQL Connectivity Kits version 6.0 have been released by Data Access and are available for download. Existing DataFlex Connectivity Kits subscribers, may use these connectivity kits at no additional charge. What’s new in the DataFlex...

DataFlex WebApp Server Licensing Webinar

Title: DataFlex WebApp Server Licensing Overview Date: 29th October 2013 Time: 3.00pm GMT...

Electos 4.5 Content Management System Released

Data Access announced the release of Electos 4.5, their Content Management System, at the ScanDUC 2013 conference in September. We downloaded Electos 4.5 Personal, to try out the changes and here are our thoughts. Electos 4.5 - First impressions...

Electos websites and 17.1 DataFlex Webapp Server Licensing

September 2013: With the release of the 17.1 DataFlex WebApp Server, a new licensing policy applies, which affects how you use Electos. However, a transition path is available for existing Electos users. How do the licensing changes affect Electos?...

DataFlex WebApp Server Licensing for VDF 17.1

September 2013 With the release of Visual DataFlex 17.1 Data Access have introduced an entirely new pricing model for their Web Application Server product, now called the DataFlex WebApp Server. Below is a summary of the new licensing and pricing...

Visual DataFlex 2012/17.1 Released

August 2013 Data Access Worldwide has announced the release of Visual DataFlex 2012/17.1, which contains the exciting and innovative Web Framework for transitioning your Windows business applications to the Web. The new Visual DataFlex Web Framework...