December 7, 2022
- LEAD ARTICLE: Tech Tip: Getting Started with Geospatial Data
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Program Flow Using Free Format, Part 1
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Teams Up to Help Accelerate Clean Energy Transition for Vulnerable Populations
- FEATURED NEWS: Scott Klement Joins the Midrange Dynamics Team
- WHITE PAPER: Progressive Web Apps: Create a Universal Experience Across All Devices
- FEATURED VIDEO: Barcode400
- EVENT: iCON - WPCPA Spring Conference 2023
Using geospatial analytics gives you the ability to ask and answer the “where” questions about your business.
By Sarah Mackenzie
When was the last time you searched for the nearest coffee shop, tracked the distance traveled during a car trip, or looked up the new address of a store that moved its location? In order to answer these questions, you used geospatial data. Geospatial data is data that represents an object that exists or an event that happens on the surface of the earth. An example of geospatial data is the longitude and latitude location of all coffee shops in a town. This geospatial data on its own, however, does not answer my first question: “Where is the nearest coffee shop?” Instead, I need to compare my current location to the location of all the coffee shops in my town and calculate and compare the distance between myself and each shop. From…
In nearly every program you write, you need to control the flow of instructions. Free-format RPG IV offers experienced RPG programmers a new style for controlling program flow. In this chapter, we look at the numerous operations available for controlling flow in free format through conditional and selection logic, “do” functionality, and loop interrupts.
By Jim Martin
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 6 of Free-Format RPG IV: Third Edition, by Jim Martin.
The If Group
Four free-format operations—If, Else, Elseif, and Endif—help you construct programs that execute conditional logic in a structured way. Together, these operations form a powerful arsenal for managing the flow of instructions in your program.
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Midrange Dynamics is excited to announce that Scott Klement has joined the Midrange Dynamics team as a Development and Solutions Architect.
“We’re really excited to be able to include Scott on our team,” says Michael Morgan, Midrange Dynamics founder, managing partner and Lead Architect for the MD product line. “With his talent and experience across such a broad range of development topics, we’re very confident that we can accelerate delivery of a number of important technical initiatives,” says Morgan.