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arrow bullet point graphic Announcing 10.3.3g Patch
arrow bullet point graphic What's Up with Harmony Core?
arrow bullet point graphic Synergy/DE 11 beta release coming soon
arrow bullet point graphic Interested in some consulting help from Synergex?
arrow bullet point graphic Discovering DevOps
arrow bullet point graphic Tech Tip
arrow bullet point graphic Fun Fact
arrow bullet point graphic Industry News & Articles
arrow bullet point graphic Synergy/DE Links
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Synergex Tech Days

Tuesday, May 7 – Providence, RI
Thursday, May 9 – Denver, CO

Make sure you’re getting the most out of your Synergy/DE tools and technologies!

Join us at one of our educational Tech Days, an all-day, informal, classroom-style gathering for Synergy developers and development teams, focused on adding significant value and productivity for your Synergy developers. It’s a great opportunity for your entire dev team, especially those who haven’t been to the DevPartner Conference, to get to know our team at Synergex.

By attending this focused, one-day meeting, you’ll get up to speed on Synergy/DE and learn what you can do right now to make your applications more cutting-edge and powerful.

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Announcing 10.3.3g Patch

A new patch release is now available to download on the Synergex website. We encourage all customers to update to 10.3.3g for important performance and quality improvements. If your solutions use any of the following components, it’s especially important that you update to 10.3.3g:

  • Select and Join with xfServer
  • Harmony Core open source components with xfServer
  • ADO.NET to Synergy/DE 10.3.3e or 10.3.3f

10.3.3g is available on all supported platforms. Download 10.3.3g now, or for more information, visit the Synergex website or read the release notes


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What's Up with Harmony Core?

By Jeff Greene, Harmony Core Product Manager

If you attended the 2018 Synergy DevPartner Conference in New Orleans, you probably remember hearing about Harmony Core. Harmony Core is Synergex’s open-source solution for allowing access to the data and logic in your Synergy applications.

We want to share our plans for the near future so you know what to look forward to and what to expect from us.

More on Harmony Core


Synergy/DE 11 beta release coming soon

Simplified licensing, enhanced security and resiliency, and an even better developer experience

Synergy/DE 11 will deliver many exciting new features, including automated product key updates, enhanced encryption security, improved ISAM file reliability and performance, and vastly improved load performance for large solutions in Visual Studio. Learn more about v11—including some new requirements—and get ready to beta test it later this month.

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Interested in some consulting help from Synergex but not sure where to start?

Our Professional Services team of experts can help with everything from the generic (system assessments, documentation, staff augmentation), to the specific (Visual Studio migration, building RESTful web services, data replication).

Let us help you achieve your development goals.

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Discovering DevOps

By Marty Lewis, Product Development Manager

As a reader of anything technical, you have likely heard the buzz about DevOps. You may already be familiar with this concept, but if you’re even a little fuzzy about it or the development culture that has grown up around it, this article should help you understand what DevOps is, how it works, and what it can do for you and your company.

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Traditional Synergy is Ready for Visual Studio. Are you?

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Tech Tip

Deleting directories with traditional Synergy

The Synergy DBL language does not have built-in functionality to delete a directory, the way XCALL DELET deletes a file. However, it's possible to open a pipe to an operating system command that will delete a directory. The benefit of running the command in an open pipe versus shelling the command is that an OPEN pipe enables you to examine the output for code errors without having to create a file. In contrast, using the SHELL technique to check for errors requires the output to be redirected to a file, and then that file must be opened and parsed.

For example, on Windows the command below will delete a directory containing files in an open pipe. The "2>&1" redirects standard error to standard out, so that errors (if any) are redirected into the pipe.

      OPEN(pipechn=0, I, "|cmd.exe /c rd /s/q "+ Dir2Del + " 2>&1")

(where Dir2Del is a variable with the directory name to be deleted)

Similar commands can be run in an open pipe on other platforms to achieve the same results.


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Fun Fact

Alaska is the only American state that can be typed on one row of a traditional QWERTY keyboard.

Industry News & Articles

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arrow bullet point graphic Next for Windows 10: What to Expect from the April 2019 Update — Aka Version 1903
arrow bullet point graphic Oracle Java SE 8 Release Updates
arrow bullet point graphic Can DevOps Work for Small Organizations?
arrow bullet point graphic Adding Value to Your CI/CD Pipeline
arrow bullet point graphic Small Scale Scrum vs. Large Scale Scrum
arrow bullet point graphic UX Design: It Takes a Village
arrow bullet point graphic Attention DevOps and Marketing: You’re on the Same Team

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