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DataFlex 2015/18.1 is Released

DataFlex 2015/18.1 takes your Mobile Web development to the next level Mobile/touch applications that work across a range of devices are what end users both expect and demand today. DataFlex 2015/18.1 meets that demand by giving developers the ability...

DataFlex 2015/18.1 Beta 1 available - Watch the video

Thinking of migrating your applications to mobile apps? DataFlex 2015/18.1 Beta 1 is now available for you to download and road test with your existing code, migrate your Windows and web applications to mobile apps or start from scratch and create your...

PSQL v11 end of general availability - June 2015

The last day to order PSQL v11 from Actian is June 30, 2015. End of general availability means that PSQL v11 (Workgroup, Server and Vx Server) is no longer sold by Actian. Other important dates related to PSQL v11 are: Transition Support - January...

DataFlex - Handy download tools

May 2015 Data Access Europe have made the following handy tools available to download from their website, to assist you with your DataFlex programming: DataFlex Structure Viewer DataFlex Data Pump ASCII table Batch...

Using Web APIs in DataFlex

Using Web APIs in DataFlex DataFlex UK Seminar - Mike Peat Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, UK April 22nd 2015 Web APIs Generally: Use REST over HTTP, thus receiving a lot of their input in the URL itself Use JSON for accepting and returning...

DataFlex UK Seminar and Training - April 2015

Dates: 21st and 22nd April 2015 Location: Pennyhill Park, London Road, Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5EU Join us at this two day event in Surrey to find out about the latest developments that are happening within the Data Access Worldwide product set in 2015. Day...

DataFlex 18.1 Alpha 2 available

March 2015 - DataFlex 2014/18.1 Alpha 2 introduces exciting new mobile additions to the DataFlex Web Framework, enabling DataFlex developers to easily produce applications that exhibit the behaviour expected by today’s mobile users. Mobile/Touch...

Synergy 2015 Conference - Book by the 28th Feb

Data Access Worldwide will hold its Synergy 2015 Developer Conference for DataFlex application developers on March 25 - 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. Synergy 2015 will showcase how DataFlex is moving to the future. Attendees will be shown how...

Actian PSQL v12 Released

Feb 2015: Actian have released PSQL v12, the latest version of their low maintenance, high-performance database management system. Highlights from the release are: Live Database Defragmenter - PSQL v12 database files can be defragmented without...

DataFlex - Mobile Extensions Free Webinar

Title: DataFlex - Mobile Extensions Webinar Date: 24th February 2015 Time: 3.00pm GMT...

First look at DataFlex 18.1 Webinar

To get the year off to a great start, find out what Data Access are delivering in DataFlex 18.1 and how the latest changes to DataFlex can help you both transform your existing software applications and develop new software for today’s mobile...

DataFlex Reports 2014 v4.0 Released

Jan 2014 - Data Access Worldwide released DataFlex Reports 2014 v4.0. What are the benefits of using DataFlex Reports v4.0? DataFlex Reports v4.0 is designed to for developers and end users alike, helping you to complete tasks quickly and efficiently....

DataFlex 2014/18.1 Alpha 1 Available

Jan 2015 - Data Access Worldwide have announced the release of the alpha-test version of DataFlex 2014/18.1. DataFlex 18.1 can help you both transform your existing software applications and develop new software for today’s mobile markets....

Actian PSQL Price Increases

In December 2014, Actian PSQL announced price increases for Actian PSQL Server and Vx Server products to coincide with the release of PSQL v12. The price of Actian PSQL v11 and v12 Server and VX Server products has increased by approximately 30%....

Synergy 2015 - Registration is open

Location: Seattle Marriott Waterfront (map), 2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA Dates: March 25th - 27th, 2015 Training: March 23rd - 24th, 2015 Synergy 2015 will...

DataFlex Windows/Web upgrade discount - 25% of list price

Yes, that’s correct, existing DataFlex Windows users can upgrade to DataFlex Windows/Web Combo licences - for a fraction of the list price - just 25%. Why upgrade to DataFlex Windows/Web Combo? The DataFlex Windows/Web Combo is a very cheap...

DataFlex Reports 4.0 Release Candidate available

Data Access Worldwide have made DataFlex Reports 4.0 Release Candidate available for download from 5th December 2014. DataFlex Reports Release Candidate does not require a registration code but runs in evaluation mode for the next 60 days. Download...

Summary from SCANDUC 2014

The Scandinavian DataFlex Users Conference (SCANDUC) always manages to deliver informative, relevant presentations and training, along with as much fun as it is possible to have at a conference. SCANDUC 2014 - another a great conference As usual,...

DataFlex Reports v4.0 Beta 3 available

Data Access Worldwide have announced the availability of DataFlex Reports 2014 v4.0 Beta 3. 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...

Don't miss - Mike's Setting up a Cloud Server presentation

The agenda for SCANDUC 2014 is being finalised and our Mike Peat will be giving a presentation on how to setup a Cloud server using Amazon Web Services (AWS). Are you considering a Cloud Server? The concept of working in the Cloud certainly isn’t...

DataFlex 2014/18.0 - Update Published

Data Access Worldwide has published an update to the DataFlex 18.0 release. Why is there an update? This update contains fixes for the following recently discovered bugs: Fixed: Bug 6757 - When using a login screen for a web application, when...

Unicorn's 25th Anniversary competition winner

If you cast your mind back to July, you may remember that we ran a small competition to celebrate Unicorn’s 25th anniversary. The competition was simple, all you needed to do was connect with Unicorn on LinkedIn, for the chance of your name...

DataFlex 2014/18.0 - Migrating from DataFlex 17.1

In August, Data Access Worldwide announced the release of DataFlex 2014/18.0 a robust development and deployment platform for Windows and web business applications enabling developers to deliver higher-performance, easier-to-use applications to application...

Mertech release Flex2SQL v14

Mertech has announced the final release of FLEX2SQL Version 14.0, which significantly improves efficiency and performance for DataFlex developers. This version contains many enhancements, including: An improved API for LOB Access, including...

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...

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...

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...

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...