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PROJECT “CLOVER”
• Introduction
• History
• Introducing “Clover”
• Development Team
• Project Aims
• Key New Features
• ...
INTRODUCTION
Paul Leaman
Joined Axiell in 2004.
Was the lead developer for Calm.
Now team leader for the “Clover” project....
HISTORY
• In April 2008 Axiell merged with DS.
• In March 2013, Adlib Information System was acquired.
• In November 2013,...
INTRODUCING “CLOVER”
• Project clover aims to produce a single application using the best ideas
from Adlib, Calm and Mimsy...
DEVELOPMENT TEAM
• Lot of combined experience and expertise between Calm and Adlib
development teams
• Team currently cons...
PROJECT AIMS
• Use Adlib’s database engine as a base.
• Only make changes to the core when absolutely necessary.
• Will be...
KEY NEW FEATURES
• Improvements to result set
o Grid view with columns
o Appears on-screen and interacts with the record e...
PROTOTYPE:
SNEAK PREVIEW
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QUESTIONS
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Adlib gebruikersgroep - voorjaarsbijeenkomst 2014 - Paul Leaman - The Clover Project

  1. 1. 1 PROJECT “CLOVER” • Introduction • History • Introducing “Clover” • Development Team • Project Aims • Key New Features • Demonstration • Questions
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Paul Leaman Joined Axiell in 2004. Was the lead developer for Calm. Now team leader for the “Clover” project. 2
  3. 3. HISTORY • In April 2008 Axiell merged with DS. • In March 2013, Adlib Information System was acquired. • In November 2013, Selago Design was acquired • Merger has left Axiell with three similar products: Calm Adlib Mimsy • This is unsustainable in the long term, so a decision was made to merge the products. 3
  4. 4. INTRODUCING “CLOVER” • Project clover aims to produce a single application using the best ideas from Adlib, Calm and Mimsy. • Initially a browser-based product. • Plans to produce a Windows and Mac client later. • Using latest technologies and tools. • Phased introduction of features. • Committed to support existing products for 5 Years after release of the new system. 4
  5. 5. DEVELOPMENT TEAM • Lot of combined experience and expertise between Calm and Adlib development teams • Team currently consists 4 developers o Two in UK o Two in Holland 5
  6. 6. PROJECT AIMS • Use Adlib’s database engine as a base. • Only make changes to the core when absolutely necessary. • Will be fully backwards compatible with existing Adlib Designer configurations. • Adlib API, database and record structure will not change as a result of this project. • Where changes are unavoidable, there will be a migration pathway. 6
  7. 7. KEY NEW FEATURES • Improvements to result set o Grid view with columns o Appears on-screen and interacts with the record editor. o Allows images o Users can customise the columns • Calm-style date parser. o For example “early 20th century”. • More flexibility with tabbed data entry screens. 7
  8. 8. PROTOTYPE: SNEAK PREVIEW 8
  9. 9. QUESTIONS 9

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