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[RESOLVED] WebFOCUS resources: Aviter Books

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May 01, 2019, 02:24 PM
Shingles
[RESOLVED] WebFOCUS resources: Aviter Books
Hi Folks,

I stumbled across some WebFOCUS resources that I think many of you know about already.
Here is the link. Have many of folks used these?

I'm only about two years into WebFOCUS and I know I have plenty to learn. And I really like the idea of having a resource to look through.

There are a few books/chapters there. Are they any that you folks would particularly recommend or discourage from getting?

Thank you,

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May 01, 2019, 03:12 PM
FP Mod Chuck
Shingles

That is a great book to have. Another one you can get via Amazon is 1001 Ways to Work with DATES in WebFOCUS. It was written when version 7 was out but it still applies to version 8.


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WebFOCUS 7x and 8x, Windows, Linux All output Formats
May 01, 2019, 03:25 PM
Shingles
Thanks for the reply... there are few books on that site:

WebFOCUS Keysheet
FOCUS Keysheet
FOCUS for Windows Keysheet
The Dates book
FastReport.Net Keysheet

I'm in a Windows shop so I guess I'll get the FOCUS for Windows Keysheet book (I guess that means I won't need the FOCUS Keysheet book). I'm not sure what the difference is with the FOCUS vs WebFOCUS book. I'll get the Dates book, 'cause I've heard alot about it. I've got no idea what the FastReport.Net book is about.

Anyway, the site itself doesn't really give an explanation of what are in these books so I was hoping some of you folks knew.


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May 01, 2019, 04:21 PM
FP Mod Chuck
Shingles

You only need the WebFOCUS keysheet and the dates books. Forget about the FOCUS and FOCUS for Windows ones. I have not heard of FastReport.Net I don't think it has anything to do with WebFOCUS and looks pretty pricey for not knowing what it is really about.


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WebFOCUS 7x and 8x, Windows, Linux All output Formats
May 02, 2019, 02:06 PM
John W Price
Shingle
The WebFOCUS Keysheet is the most up to date (through version 8.02).
FOCUS for Windows is for the discontinued Windows version (ended at version 6.4e – 2011).
FOCUS Keysheet is for Mainframe/ Midframe versions (CMS, MVS, TSO, UNIX, VAX, Wang etc.).
The Dates book covers all platforms and versions of FOCUS/WebFOCUS.
At it’s core FOCUS is compatible in all versions. Features may vary based on version.
FastReport is a low cost reporting tool that has nothing to do with FOCUS.



WebFOCUS 8.0.2, FOCUS since 1977 - John@Aviter.com
PDF , Excel, FOCUS, Author of the Keysheets and Dates book.
www.Aviter.com
May 06, 2019, 10:25 AM
Shingles
quote:
Originally posted by John W Price:
Shingle
The WebFOCUS Keysheet is the most up to date (through version 8.02).
FOCUS for Windows is for the discontinued Windows version (ended at version 6.4e – 2011).
FOCUS Keysheet is for Mainframe/ Midframe versions (CMS, MVS, TSO, UNIX, VAX, Wang etc.).
The Dates book covers all platforms and versions of FOCUS/WebFOCUS.
At it’s core FOCUS is compatible in all versions. Features may vary based on version.
FastReport is a low cost reporting tool that has nothing to do with FOCUS.


Thanks for the reply John. I did purchase the eBooks for The WF Keysheet and Dates book, but there seems to be a problem. I got a receipt, but I did not get an email with a link to the eBooks. I checked my junk mail too. I tried contacting Aviter a few ways but I haven't gotten anything back. Could you help me out? I can PM you the receipt number is that helps.

Thank you,
Shingles


WebFOCUS 8201, SP 0.1, Windows 7, HTML
May 06, 2019, 11:46 AM
FP Mod Chuck
Shingles

Here is another e-mail to try.. vivian@aviter.com


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WebFOCUS 7x and 8x, Windows, Linux All output Formats
May 06, 2019, 11:54 AM
Shingles
Ya, I tried it. Haven't gotten anything back. I haven't waited long BTW, but still no correspondence.


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May 06, 2019, 03:16 PM
Vivian
Hi Shingles,

Please send to me your receipt, etc about the Keysheet and Dates books --- and I will guarantee delivery. I do not think I ever saw your order.

Thank you and sorry for any confusion.
Regards,
Vivian Perlmutter
702-375-3200
CEO
Aviter, Inc.


Vivian Perlmutter
Aviter, Inc.


WebFOCUS Keysheet Rel. 8.0.2
(Almost) 1001 Ways to Work with Dates thru Rel. 8.0.2
Focus since 1982
WebFOCUS since the beginning
Vivian@aviter.com

May 06, 2019, 03:22 PM
Shingles
No worries, all has been resolved. Thank you!


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