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July 10, 2017

How Much Memory Does Your Sort Really Want?

The Synergy sort has always been a powerful language feature. However, as disk drives have gotten larger, so, too, have the files sorted. Files that used […]
September 15, 2016

Comparing Synergy DBMS and Relational Database Management Systems

Synergy DBMS, a component of the Synergy/DE suite of application development tools, is a data access technology similar to NoSQL. Synergy DBMS’s ISAM file format uses […]
August 29, 2016

Testing, Testing, 1,2,3

Manual testing is a slow, time-consuming process that is also monotonous, laborious, and prone to human error. Oh, and did I mention it’s boring? What’s the […]
August 16, 2016

Pick a Version, Any Version

Targeting an earlier version of the runtime in traditional Synergy Are your customers on different versions of Synergy? Do you have to use separate development machines […]
July 27, 2016

Fixing TOKUDF errors

With Synergy/DE 10.3.3, we updated dblproto so that it now creates a single prototype file (.dbp) containing prototypes for all subroutines, functions, and classes rather than […]
June 29, 2016

Join the Select Who Select Using Join

The Select statement was introduced back in Synergy/DE 9.3.1, originally conceived as a tool to retrieve status from the new change tracking feature yet to be […]
June 22, 2016

Paving the Way to Visual Studio

New features make it easier to move traditional code to Visual Studio In the last issue of Synergy-e-News, we discussed how you can now use one IDE, […]
May 18, 2016

One IDE to Rule Them All

Developing traditional Synergy (and Synergy .NET) in Visual Studio Have you ever had one of those crazy product or feature ideas that starts gaining incredible traction […]
May 18, 2016

The ‘Types They Are a-Changin’

Transitioning to simpler, more manageable prototyping in Synergy/DE 10.3.3 We’ve made major changes to the Synergy Prototype utility (dblproto) and the compiler in 10.3.3 (scheduled for […]