The Inside Track

Get technical information straight from the source. Written by our developers and PSG consultants, these articles provide technical information and insights on a variety of Synergy/DE features and technologies.

Select Join Optimization: Tag, You’re It

Learn how to optimize your Joins.
By John Brunett, Senior Software Engineer


Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Application and Data?

Industry changes are requiring application developers and IT administrators to up their security game.
By Roger Andrews, CTO and Synergy/DE Architect


Taking Aim at the Credit Card Security Target

Keeping up with the latest online credit card security recommendations can be a headache.
By Galen Carpenter, Senior Systems Software Engineer


EditorConfig: The Key to Consistent Coding Style in Visual Studio

Tabs or spaces? Should tabs and indents be four spaces or eight? Should trailing whitespaces be trimmed?
By Arief Zein, Software Engineer


Select Performance AND Optimization OR Optimization

Construct Where expressions that are specifically optimized for your data.
By John Brunett, Senior Software Engineer


Don’t Pass the Buck to the Runtime!

We enhanced the Synergy/DE compiler to generate warnings for suspicious code that can result in runtime errors or bad data. 
By Roger Andrews, CTO and Synergy/DE Architect


How Much Memory Does Your Sort Really Want?

Sort has gotten smarter over the years to provide best performance amongst all ranges of file sizes.
By John Brunett, Senior Software Engineer