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A master programmer once said,
"although the program is only three lines long, eventually it will have to be maintained".
-- The Tao of Programming
Update: 14 Oct 2016
Finally got MBCoder2008 up and ready. It combines what Diabuilder and MBcoder did as separate programs.
Check the menu nav at the left.
Previously at WAP3.com
The latest addition to my "bag-of-apps" is finally ready.
MapBasic Windows Extended [ aka MBWinEX ]
Here's the low down:
Well, after several years of not really maintaining the site, it's time for a face lift.
Since Oct 2005 I have been fully on SimplyMEPIS Linux [Link] so this undertaking has been a real experience, creating it with a combination of KWrite, Quanta and FireFox.
OK, I still have the Windohze box, for full fledged MapInfo work, but I have had to use it only a few times.
How is MapInfo on Linux, you might ask.
Well keep that 'dohze box available, as all that exists currently is basically in the realm of "hacks".
I did purchase Win4Lin Pro [Link] and I have not had the time figure out if the "jerky" mouse is just a tweek or if it is inherent, but it does make MI pretty useless except for simple database work, in other words you can forget major artwork.
Dang it, I checked the link and now Version 2.5 is out....[looks around for credit card....]
So Plan B, use TightVNC [Link] on 'dohze and run MI from there across the network
[100mip now - Wireless Router with 1000mip is still a bit pricey].
Ok it works better on the mouse side but it's like working on an old 486-66 32meg, but it is useable.
I have not tried CrossOver Office [Link] [commercial competitor to WINE a free install in Linux distribution] but they specialize in making MS Office work.
Since WINE fails miserable, probably in the graphics/video area, I feel that this will too.
Enough of Linux, but you can read more in the Secure PC Section.....when I get written.
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