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[ale] OT: Re: posting to Linux mail list

I am not familiar with Clarion, so I guess I should find out.  Thanks for
the info.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org]On Behalf Of Ben
> Coleman
> Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 5:49 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: Re: [ale] OT: Re: posting to Linux mail list
> Greg wrote:
> > Well, VB is cheap, easy , plenty of developers (I think it is the # 1
> > language by number of developers) and did I mention it is cheap ?  It
> > interacts with other VB stuff (all of MS office) and it is
> object-oriented
> > (no, not object based).  It can easily access and use C++ and
> Windows API's
> > is scalable to probably about 90% of what business's require.
> It is not a
> > scripting language (like HTML) but a full development language.  It
> > represents RAD at it's best
> For 'RAD at its best', I'd hand the trophy to Clarion rather than VB.
> It's hard to beat creating a data dictionary and then generating a
> full-blown application for maintaining the defined database with just a
> few clicks of the mouse.
> Ben
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