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I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

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  • #16
    Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

    I am confident too the only problem I can report.
    I have been having small issues with label and heading font sizes. Non technical issues easy to fix.
    I was however forced to go from v10.5 on Win 7 to v12 on Win8 (the v10+Win7 NB m/b went so can no longer compare)
    I can't say whether these issues are due to WIN8 diferences or v12.


    • #17
      Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

      Well ... all users are now on V12, and all is well
      so I feel I can fully endorse and recommend V12 for DBF dektop users for several reasons

      1. It is where bugs (if any) will be fixed!
      2. When MS 9 is released (possibly as soon as late 2014 or early 2015) that it will be supported on that OS
      3. It is where requests for new features or changes will be considered.

      My app has 781 tables, 147 sets, 659 forms, 387 reports, 276 scripts, 133 functions, 246 appends, etc.
      I use xbasic almost exclusively, and even with my poor coding it runs!
      Thus, I think that if this app will run on V12, ANY app will run on V12!!

      Another product I would like to endorse is Teamviewer 9. It is a bit expensive, about 800$, but if you have a lot of users to support, (Ihave about 35,) it is the cat's meow. My client bought it for me, so was a no brainer for me. The license and all updates are for life. No dues or fees. And they have several million users!
      Last edited by martinwcole; 08-27-2014, 03:02 PM.
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      • #18
        Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

        Everyone will love TS. This solved a lot of user problems. Works great on the lan and wan. My guess is speed it going to be a big increase.


        • #19
          Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

          Which host /client do you use Jack?


          • #20
            Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

            Originally posted by Ray in Capetown View Post
            Which host /client do you use Jack?
            Have both a windows 2008 & a 2012 server. On their window workstations we use regular Windows remote desktop connections. We even use the Windows remote desktop on the android tablets.

            On the server we even have QuickBooks. Working with TS you only have to update one computer.


            • #21
              Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

              Pretty much same as Martin.
              Martin very graciously gave me a look-in on one of his servers all the way through to here at the tip of Africa, even on my degraded connection, still really snappy.


              • #22
                Re: I am testing a large app written with 10.5 in V12 (desktop)

                I am about to get a hosted VPN contract for a desktop application. I can choose any version of server and must specify the specs. Dont need too much resource at first and can always add. However I must commit to a contract. I guess I must also reserve a socket for the emailing
                I have a trial of X2 for 25 users but will only need 3 to start for demo and sales purposes
                Before I embark on this I was wondering if anyone has used a similar setup (not necessarily X2, Citrix, TSPlus etc) and if so a heads up whether it works and what resources to include?