|Subject:||Re: Replacement for Paradox?
|Date:||Mon, 6 Apr 2020 08:44:10 -0400
|From:||"Steven Green" <email@example.com>
11 with the latest WP suite, direct from Corel.. older 9/10/11 on ebay
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Collectibles and Memorabilia
Vintage Lego Sets and Parts
- and Paradox support, too
"Francois Labonte" wrote in message
Where can I find or buy Paradox 9 or 10 or 11 ?
Mark Bannister <markRemove@THISinjection-moldings.com> wrote:
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>On 1/22/2020 1:31 PM, Kirk Dickinson wrote:
>> I am wondering where people who used to use Paradox a lot have gone when
>> they moved on to other things? Access? Alpha Five? Delphi/Embarcadero?
>> The day will come when I need to replace Paradox. I played with Delphi
>> back in the early 2000's and never could get very proficient in it so
>> haven't upgraded in years. It was still Borland when I bought my last
>> I have a decent handle on ColdFusion and could completely redo all my
>> desktop stuff online with that, but CF is another dying platform.
>> I have a friend that keeps telling me that I need to learn Ruby, but I
>> probably need some type of RAD to get up and going faster.
>> I played with Alpha Five 10 years ago and I think given the time, I
>> could have redone everything there. The new licensing is much more
>> expensive now than it was then. I looked at Xojo and played with it a
>> little two years ago. That looked promising, but it is also very
>> proprietary and there aren't many 3rd party plug-ins available.
>> My main need is a replacement for our Paradox Cattle Management program.
>> If I had a web app, our guys could enter information from their smart
>> phones are tablets and our records would be more up to date.