Application Development in Ingres: ABF


Code: ABF
Days: 4

You will learn:
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Use the ABF development environment to develop or maintain applications
Create screens using the Visual Forms Editor (Vifred)
Write efficient 4GL code
Write efficient applications which adopt appropriate locking strategies
Course Style
This course introduces the ABF development environment and guides delegates through the development of an application using the Actian Visual Forms Editor (Vifred) and Actian/4GL. It starts by creating an application using simple frames and gradually adds more complex frames. The course uses lectures and demonstrations and extensive practical work.

Who Should Attend
Developers who have to write or maintain ABF applications.

Introduction to the Ingres Product And Ingres SQL (IngresSQL)

Key Topics
Creating forms
Editing form fields
Creating frames
4GL operation types
Error handling
Repeated queries
Activation blocks and validation
Changing form properties dynamically
Records and array processing
Tablefield processing
Master/ detail processing
Passing parameters
Calling procedures
Global variables and constants
Built in procedures