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Re: table API

From: Mark C. Stock <mcstockX_at_Xenquery>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 06:30:46 -0500
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"bdj" <B.D.Jensen_at_gmx.net> wrote in message news:41bf3ce8$0$281$edfadb0f_at_dread11.news.tele.dk...
| Hello!
| With Designer (and other tools) you can generate table-API's.
|
| When is a good idea to use it? I assume that it only make sense when have
to
| modify an single row by an
| Forms/Report or other end-user-application (for example web-interfaces) -
| right?
|
| Where to read more about it?
|
| Greetings
| Bjørn
|
|

i've come to be quite an advocate of TAPI's the more applications i've had to maintain

TAPI's generated by tools are of course very rudimentary -- but as you fold in appropriate business rules, having a single procedure that maintains a table greatly simplifies maintenance and development -- and debugging. on many projects that i've been called in on to support/maintain/enhance i've had to spend most of my time searching code to find out what procedures are accessing a certain table. if it's all in a single package, you've got a nice clean structure to work with.

++ mcs Received on Wed Dec 15 2004 - 05:30:46 CST

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