Monthly Archives: September 2009

September 30, 2009

Business continuity and disaster recovery with document management software

Infonic are a sponsor  of the National Computing Centre NCC and  have recently commissioned some research into management and security of documents which has now highlighted some interesting facts: for example less than 50% of businesses surveyed had an overall corporate IT strategy to define how information should be held and who has access to […]

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September 21, 2009

Trials and Tribulations of a Silverlight Developer by Silverlight Surfer Part 3

Viewing image documents in SharePoint has always been a bit basic. Until now. The Document Management Silverlight Web Part for SharePoint allows a user to view and annotate image documents retrieved from the Document Manager Server. Our existing customers will now have a choice of platforms when viewing documents in the future. Developing for SharePoint […]

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September 17, 2009

Watch who you impersonate!

A lot of work appears to have been done to alleviate problems developers were coming up against  with the UAC in Windows Vista. There are however  some gotchas which can still trip us up. Impersonation is one to be aware of to avoid some extremely hard to debug situations. If your Windows 7 application is running […]

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September 14, 2009

Document management in Microsoft Windows 7

 With the forthcoming release of Windows 7, we attended a Microsoft seminar on Windows 7 compatibility last week. Thankfully after a day listening to all the “new” features that may break our application, we discovered that we have covered over 95% of them in our efforts for making Document Manager Vista compatible. Simon

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September 10, 2009

Trials and Tribulations of a Silverlight Developer by Silverlight Surfer Part 2

   Quick Newsflash.   Document Manager Silverlight version now works in most browsers including IE7, IE8 (With compatibility Mode turned on – Microsoft don’t you just love them), Firefox 3, Chrome, Opera and Apple’s Safari.    Wow it just gets better and better.    Peter

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September 10, 2009

Trials and Tribulations of a Silverlight Developer by Silverlight Surfer Part 1

Programming with Microsoft’s new RIA platform (Rich Internet Application) can be very frustrating. Functionality which would possibly take a few minutes to code in Windows Forms quickly becomes a 2 day marathon. Multiple document interface applications are not supported out of the box and therefore must be coded from scratch. Window management then becomes an […]

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September 9, 2009

Document management software QA – the ups and the downs….

 This week I’ve been starting the update to the user documentation for the new 2.6 Business Edition. It’s completed the first round of QA with no major issues so things are looking good. The not so good news is the QA plan for the 2.6 enterprise edition is looking larger than expected due to the […]

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September 7, 2009

Document Management + SharePoint = Las Vegas!

  Sharepoint is usually the focus of attention for our GR (Geo Replication) business which provides Sharepoint replication solutions over very limited bandwidth communications links, but this time Document Management is getting a slice of the action. As well as our replication product we are going to be exhibiting our new Silverlight web product, complete […]

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September 1, 2009

More benefits with Tesseract OCR

  In an earlier blog posting I made reference to us implementing the Tesseract  OCR engine and that this had given us a couple of additional significant new features, one of them being the enhancement of our Screen Scrape technology to enable us to read other applications screens which we previously could not.   The […]

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