Category Archives: Meetings

August 25 Meeting – Enrich UX and UI with Unicode Special Characters – Add Komoncharoensiri

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 12:00 noon, CDT (UTC−5:00) Special Topic:Enrich UX and UI with Unicode Special Characters – Add Komoncharoensiri Unicode support allows 4D to handle a wider range of character set in an application. The basic range of Unicode includes several letters, … Continue reading

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May 12 Meeting – Different ways to access and display 4D data – Christophe Flament

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 12:00 noon, CDT (UTC−5:00) Special Topic:Different ways to access and display 4D data – Christophe Flament – Ponga Consulting, Inc. 4D is constantly evolving adding new concepts and features.  As 4D developers, we have to keep … Continue reading

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March 31 Meeting – Argus Development Environment Shell and Tools for 4D – Jody Bevan

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 12:00 noon, CDT (UTC−5:00)  (updated from March 24) Special Topic: Argus Development Environment Shell & Tools for 4D – Jody Bevan Let Jody Bevan take you on a tour of the Argus Development Environment (ADE).  Jody … Continue reading

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February 3 Meeting – Building developer.4d.com, a Markdown-based Documentation Site – Arnaud Schmitt

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 12:00 noon, CST (UTC−5:00) Special Topic: Building developer.4d.com, a Markdown-based Documentation Site – Arnaud Schmitt Some of us live by the mantra “When all else fails, read the manual.”  However I think that applies better to … Continue reading

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November 18 Meeting – Quickly Open Things in 4D Development Environment and Sync Code Between Projects – Cannon Smith

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:00 noon, CST (UTC−5:00) Special Topic:Quickly Open Things in 4D Development Environment and Sync Code Between Projects – Cannon Smith Project mode in 4D opens some interesting development tool possibilities that we didn’t have before, especially … Continue reading

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October 7 Meeting – Building your own Classes in 4D: Examples and sample code – Tim Nevels

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 12:00 noon, CDT (UTC−5:00) Special Topic:Building your own Classes in 4D: Examples and sample code – Tim Nevels 4D v18 R3 introduced another new feature to the 4D programming language which will be sure to transform … Continue reading

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August 19 Meeting – A Modern Component for Reading Delimited Text Files – Dani Beaubien

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 12:00 noon, CDT (UTC−5:00) Special Topic: A Modern Component for Reading Delimited Text Files – Dani Beaubien The applications we write sometimes need to import and process information from tab-delimited/csv files. The code needed to open, … Continue reading

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June 30 Meeting – Modularizing Collection and Entity Selection List Boxes – Kirk Brooks, Guy Algot

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 12:00 noon, CDT (UTC−5:00) Special Topic: Modularizing Collection and Entity Selection List Boxes – Kirk Brooks, Guy Algot For database applications, what could be more important than how to display data in a user interface?  Is your application still using … Continue reading

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March 4 Meeting – How to implement a Worker queue monitor using Storage – Tim Nevels

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 12:00 noon, CST (UTC−6:00) Special Topic: How to implement a Worker queue monitor using Storage – Tim Nevels Tim Nevels, President of Innovative Solutions, has a project that uploads many thousands of documents to Dropbox.  To maximize bandwidth … Continue reading

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January 22 Meeting – Database Introspection with QS_Toolbox, Patrick Emanuel

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12:00 noon, CST (UTC−6:00) Special Topic: Database Introspection with QS_Toolbox, Patrick Emanuel QS_Toolbox is an introspection tool developed in 4D for 4D developers.  It has been totally redeveloped in V17 to take advantage of Objects, Collections, Workers, and … Continue reading

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