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November 2004

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  • Visual DataFlex 10.1 – Released
  • CrossMerge 3.0 – Special Offer
  • Mertech MySQL Pro – Free Offer
  • MS SQL Server Connectivity Kit 3.0 update – released
  • ODBC Connectivity Kit 3.0 – Beta available

There is a bumper harvest of new and updated products available this month. Unicorn InterGlobal is pleased to bring you the latest information and news of these and two great offers.

Visual DataFlex 10.1

Data Access has just released Visual DataFlex 10.1. This new offering comes with many new and improved Wizards and features including Lookup, Class Creation and Web wizards, Desktop Restore, Crystal Report output to PDF, Client Web Services, improved and expanded documentation and much more. We shall shortly be sending out this latest Revision on CD to all developers and clients who have a current Visual DataFlex subscription, or you may download it from www.dataaccess.com/download.asp. Please note that your current VDF10 registration code will work with VDF10.1.

CrossMerge 3.0 – Special Offer

CrossMerge connects databases and extracts data simply and without additional programming – just point and click and within a couple of minutes you can move your data. CrossMerge supports virtually all database formats, including Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, Pervasive.SQL, Oracle and DataFlex, as well as ODBC compliant databases such as Microsoft Access, Excel, MySQL, Informix, Progress, Interbase and many others.

We think you will be impressed with this new data extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) tool, but don’t take our word for it, trial copies are available and, if you purchase a licence before 31st December 2004, you will be entitled to a 50% discount.

CrossMerge comes in three editions; Desktop, Consultant and the Server Edition and for more information please contact us on +44 (0)118 988 8709.

Mertech – Special Offer

Mertech and MySQL AB have combined to offer a MySQL Pro Licence (value £395) Free of Charge to developers and end-users who want to migrate to a client/server solution from DataFlex or switch from their Btrieve/Pervasive engine. MySQL Pro is an industrial strength, unlimited user database, unlimited processor, unlimited web-access RDBMS server.

Whether you are an application developer who wants to bundle MySQL with your solution or an end-user who is looking to switch to a robust client server solution this offer is for you.

To qualify for this free offer, you need only purchase a 5-user Mertech ISDBC driver for MySQL with an annual support contract for £500. This promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion. For further information please contact us on +44 (0)118 988 8709.

Microsoft SQL Server Connectivity Update

Microsoft SQL Server Connectivity Kit Revision 3.0 is now available. To ensure that you have all the latest fixes and enhancements we recommend that you download build 3.0.0.73 from www.dataaccess.com/download.asp

ODBC Connectivity Kit 3.0

The Beta release of the new ODBC Connectivity Kit Revision 3.0 is now available. Data Access would like developers to use this connectivity kit on their existing applications to assist in the testing and development of this latest revision. To download and join the testing program please go to www.dataaccess.com/download.asp