Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD

Code: ORADV
Days: 3
OpenROAD Version: 2006

OpenROAD is a high-productivity low-maintenance 4GL-based object-oriented application-development tool for creating business applications of any type and complexity. It is well-established, with thousands of deployments worldwide.

You will learn:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Deal with the range of complex issues involved in using OpenROAD
  • Produce applications to the high visual and technical standards required by modern Users and Managers

Course Style

In this course the key techniques needed for high-quality development in OpenROAD, together with major new OpenROAD features (ActiveX, Tree and ListView fields, etc.) are exemplified and practised, and a set of utilities (unsupported) that greatly simplify key aspects of OpenROAD implementation will be provided to course delegates.

Who Should Attend

This course is essential to all Developers who will be building applications in OpenROAD.

Prerequisites

It is essential that delegates have attended at least one of the following courses:

  • It is essential that delegates have attended at least one of the following courses:
  • OpenROAD Application Development and Maintenance (OpenROAD) .
  • Advantage OpenROAD Development 4.0:Application Development (ORII-1). RETIRED course.
  • Application Development in Advantage OpenROAD 3.5 (DEVWOR) . RETIRED course.

Key Topics

  • Minimizing the cost of frames
  • High-reuse Field Templates and Frame Templates
  • Multi-window handling mechanisms
  • Choosing the right architecture
  • Using Arrays (including subsetting, multicolumn searching, and fast-lookup)
  • 16 techniques for TableFields (including MS-like column sorting and resizing, row icons, drag&drop, highlight-control; changing cell values,)
  • TreeViewFields (with tree-generator software for fixed and runtime trees)
  • Exploiting ListViewFields and TabFolders
  • Implementing ActiveX components
  • Exploiting userclasses (business objects, developer-objects, systemclass extensions)
  • Including non-attribute fields in mapped displays
  • Database mapping and QueryObjects
  • Dynamic procedures and symbols
  • Getting the maximum from userevents
  • Special considerations when using included applications
  • Special techniques (AgentRegisters, AllFields, fieldmarks, soft casts,)
  • Utilities for: building full working displays; building userclasses from database tables; building queryobjects; building fixed and dynamic lists and trees

We have clear learning paths, so there is an appropriate course whatever your current expertise and knowledge. You can continuously advance your understanding and skills with Actian solutions by following the learning paths below.

Vector Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres SQL [Recommended]
5 Days
VectorDBM
Managing Vector Installations and Database
4 Days

Matrix Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

MatrixDBM
Managing Matrix Installations and Database
4 Days

DataFlow Developer

Course Description

Duration

DataFlow
DataFlow Core
3 Days

DataConnect v10 Data Integrator

Course Description

Duration

DataConnectCore
DataConnect v10 Core
4 Days
DataConnectIT
EDI/HIPAA Integration Techniques
1 Day

DataConnect v9 Data Integrator

Course Description

Duration

DataConnectFund
Data Connect v9 Fundamentals
3 Days
DataConnectAdv
DataConnect v9 Advanced
1 Day
DataConnectIT
EDI/HIPAA Integration Techniques
1 Day

Versant Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

VersantDBM
Managing Versant Installations and Database
3 Days


Ingres Database System Administrator

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days
IngresDBM
Managing Ingres Installations and Database
5 Days
Performance
Optimizing Ingres Performance [Recommended]
5 Days

OpenROAD Developer/ Maintainer

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days

OpenROAD
OpenROAD Application Development and Maintenance

5 Days
ORAdv
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD
3 Days
OReServer
OpenROAD Server and EClient for Developers [Option]
3 Days

ABF Developer/ Maintainer

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days

ABF
Application Development in Ingres ABF

4 Days
IRW
Ingres Reportwriter [Recommended]
2 Days

Report Developer / Maintainer

Course Description

Duration

IngresSQL
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL
5 Days
IRW - Ingres Reportwriter [Recommended] 2 Days
We have a number of scheduled runnings for core classes in EMEA, APAC and North America. Other courses are offered on an on-demand basis. Please contact education@actian.com for further information.

E-Learning Training Courses

Course Code

Training Room Classes

Course Code
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON
DataIntegrator Advanced DATAINA
Data Integrator Fundamentals. DATAINT
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL
New Features in Ingres INGUPD
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD
OpenRoad 5.1 New Features from OpenROAD 4.1 OR51UP
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD ORADV
OpenRoad Application Server and EClient for Developers ORESERV
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM
Please use the following list to jump to a regional schedule

Whether you are new to Ingres or an old hand, our education courses are designed to make sure you learn how to make best use of the advanced features and functionality in the latest release. For inquiries about our education programs, please email education@actian.com, or formations@actian.com (FR).

America

Location - Austin, USA

Course Code Date
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2014-09-08
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2014-10-06
Data Integrator Fundamentals. DATAINT 2014-11-17
DataIntegrator Advanced DATAINA 2014-11-20
DataConnect v10 Core DATACON 2014-12-08

Location - New York City, USA

Course Code Date
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2014-09-22
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2014-09-22
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-09-29
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-12-01
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-12-08

Location - Redwood City, USA

Course Code Date
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-08-18

Europe, Middle East, Africa

Location - Hamburg, Germany (English materials with German instructor)

Course Code Date
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2014-09-15
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2014-09-15
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-09-22
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2014-10-13
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2014-11-03
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2014-11-03
OpenRoad 5.1 New Features from OpenROAD 4.1 OR51UP 2014-11-10
OpenRoad Application Server and EClient for Developers ORESERV 2014-11-12
New Features in Ingres INGUPD 2014-11-26
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-12-08

Location - Leeds, UK

Course Code Date
OpenRoad Application Server and EClient for Developers ORESERV 2014-09-24
Advanced Techniques in OpenROAD ORADV 2014-09-30

Location - Slough, UK

Course Code Date
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA 2014-09-10
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2014-10-20
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2014-10-20
Managing Ingres Installations and Databases INGDBM 2014-11-03
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2014-11-10
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2014-11-10
Optimising Ingres Performance PERFORM 2014-12-08

Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific

Location - APAC, Australia

Course Code Date
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2014-08-18
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2014-08-18
Ingres 1-Day Overview IOVVIEW 2014-09-08
Introduction to the Ingres Product and Ingres SQL INGSQL 2014-09-08
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-09-22
Ingres Database Management For Oracle DBAs DBMORA 2014-10-13
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-10-20
OpenRoad Application Development and Maintenance OPROAD 2014-11-10
OpenROAD 1-Day Overview OOVVIEW 2014-11-10
Managing Vector Databases VWDBM 2014-11-24

ONLINE

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Ingres ILO Environment

Our ILO environment provides

  • Interactive, instructor led training
  • Live demos
  • Pre-configured remote lab environment
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