[futurebasic] Re: [FB] A few beginner questions

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From: Christopher Wyatt <poetcsw@...>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 10:19:07 -0600
This would have me dancing in front of my students... I could use FB  
instead of 4D or FileMaker for some data entry applications. Imagine  
the speed of FB as a data-scrubber. I use PowerBASIC for that on  
Windows and it is blazingly fast. I use MySQL for the really "big"  
things (database on Web server, with PHP and Javascript).

The new FileMaker disappointed me with the controls still looking like  
System 7. Blech.

FutureBASIC is part of my lecture today at the U. We'll see if and how  
many students respond. Doesn't always happen.


On Jan 20, 2009, at 12:50 AM, Robert Purves wrote:

> Steve wrote:
>> Christopher Wyatt wrote:
>>> Boy, some of us have a long, long wish list for certain things. I  
>>> had been working on SQLite and FB... but that was a long time ago.  
>>> I hope the developers will consider some way to use  
>>> "CoreData" (SQLite) for desktop databases.
> I have a tiny demo named SQLite_proof_of_concept, which when built  
> and run with FB5 outputs the following
> SQLite version: 3004000
> Opening MyFirstDB
> CREATE TABLE memos( task TEXT, priority INTEGER );
> INSERT INTO memos VALUES( 'finish this demo', 10 );
> INSERT INTO memos VALUES( 'drink beer', 100 );
> Rows changed: 2
> Support for SQLite could be extended if anyone thought it worthwhile.
>> I too would love to see this support for CoreData.
> <http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/CoreData/Articles/cdBeforeYouStart.html 
> >
> Robert P.
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