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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:52:44 +0000
We have written previously about database features like SQL Merge for data integration, and summarized database features in the latest release. But if you’ve only used one or two Altova products, you may not be aware of the powerful support for working with relational databases is provided throughout Altova’s tightly-integrated tools. The Altova MissionKit and […]
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:08:27 +0000
As adoption of the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) for financial reporting increases worldwide, new standards are emerging to meet the needs of filing companies and developers alike. Altova’s line of XBRL-enabled products supports a wide-range of XBRL standards and is updated frequently as new specifications emerge. Let’s take a closer look at two of […]
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:13:58 +0000
Robust and repeatable testing improves any software development project. If you’re creating a mobile app, testing is especially critical given the unpredictable range of end user devices and location variables. Altova MobileTogether includes sophisticated Automated Testing features that let developers: Record a series of user actions as a test case Replay the test case in the […]
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:11:14 +0000
Barcodes are used in various industries to provide an optical, machine readable representation of data, usually related to an object they are placed on, such as a book, retail product, shipping package, or even the wrist of a patient in a hospital. Recent developments in barcode technology include 2D codes that use shapes beyond the […]
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:28:58 +0000
Any computer industry standard that promotes reliability and clear communication between independent enterprises will have a long life. EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) originated in the 1960s to enable automated transactions between corporate computer systems. EDI remains in widespread use today and continues to evolve to meet modern requirements, under the administration of the UN/EDIFACT and […]
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 20:22:48 +0000
It’s time for the latest release of MobileTogether, Altova’s cross-platform framework for building native, data-centric apps. Coming a short five months after MobileTogether 2.2, version 3.0 ships with an impressive array of new functionality, from developer-requested features such as barcode scanning and automated testing support, to flexibility improvements in the form of multi-level stylesheets and […]
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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:19:14 +0000
Large database tables can easily contain a million, even hundreds of millions of rows of data. Database administrators and others charged with maintaining such large datasets are always concerned about execution time for ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) operations, updates, and other SQL queries. To make these operations more efficient, some — but not all […]
The post MapForce Supports SQL Merge When It’s the Right Tool for the Job appeared first on Altova Blog.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:50:46 +0000
We’ve been offering a centralized license server to all customers of our Altova server software products for quite some time. Now, starting with LicenseServer v2.0 (released in September 2016), you can also manage all Altova desktop software licenses with the same license server. This support covers all MissionKit products, such as XMLSpy, MapForce, StyleVision, etc., […]
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:29:21 +0000
Compared to traditional paper forms, fillable PDF forms offer numerous benefits – aside from saving trees – including removing issues with legibility, allowing data validation, reducing re-keying errors, and streamlining information storage and re-use. I, for one, really wish my kids’ school would switch to PDF forms for the myriad back-to-school information pages that we […]
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:35:23 +0000
With every release, we add support in XMLSpy for technologies that developers encounter everyday – even when they’re not XML-based. Today, Big Data trends have developers working with XML alongside other data protocols such as JSON and Apache Avro, and XMLSpy supports both of these with dedicated editing views and functionality. Let’s see how specialized […]
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