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#1 JRob

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Posted 01 October 2004 - 10:27 AM

I am developing a stand-alone PC-based asset management app for a small theater to help manage their costume inventory. I am considering Java - for flexibility and ability to transition to a web-based architecture if needs be - and VB - for simplicity and ease of maintenance. Somebody told me to look at FileMaker. Another told me to look at WASP Technologies for a prebuilt bar code app that might fit - which would of course shorten the development time (;-). Any suggestions or comments?

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Posted 01 October 2004 - 11:17 AM

Perhaps some more detail about what you wish the program to do would help. I would think, without understanding the requirements, that either a simple spreadsheet or MS Access would do the job and would be more familiar to any potential user.
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Posted 01 October 2004 - 11:19 AM

Filemaker or Access will probably be your best choice. There are tons of resources on the net for both.




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