lignes de facture – invoice lines

Summary Bertrand asked for advice on styling invoice-lines using CSS, where numeric values align right. This is a common necessity. I prefer semantic HTML-code and all styling inside of CSS. Using CSS-classes turns creation of HTML with 4D-code into a mess easily. Bertrand bat um Tipps, wie er mit CSS Rechnungszeilen gestalten könne, insbesondere die […]

experimenting with current UI-concepts

Summary The current designs of UI – Apple’s iOS and macOS, Google’s material-design for Android and even Microsoft’s attempts to modernise Windows – are a welcome evolution for us 4D-developers. UI-elements are getting flat, simple, text based. Those kind of UI-objects are much easier to create ourselves, than those skeuomorphic, nearly photo-like renderings of real […]

Objects and 4D-Pointers

Summary Wondering what 4D-pointers inside objects are good for? For me pointers inside objects are temporary value to make things easier for the developer. If I need to store pointing-values, I’d use table-/fieldnumbers and or names depending on later usage. 4D erlaubt Pointer in Objekten. Niemand sonst als 4D kann mit diesen Pointern etwas anfangen. […]