Btrieve Complete: A Guide for Developers and System Administrators

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Addison-Wesley, 1995 - Computers - 521 pages
This is a complete guide to Btrieve, a Novell-backed client/server database utility. The book aims to tell readers all they need to know about the operation and programming of Btrieve from the perspectives of both software developers, who are considering using or currently using Btrieve in their products, and system admisistrators, who need to maintain and troubleshoot systems that include this record management system.

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Contents

Table of Contents
1
A Brief Overview of Btrieve
17
Database Versus Record Management
31
Getting to Know Btrieve
93
This
97
The Undocumented File Layout
163
The Data Dictionary Files
179
Table of Contents
192
Data Page Details
255
Related Programs and Utilities
281
Applying the Internal Details
317
Getting the Best Out of Btrieve
443
Causes Prevention Repair
477
The Companion Diskette
489
Index
505
Copyright

Header Page Content
197

About the author (1995)

Jim Kyle is cofounder and research director of Automation Resources, Inc., in Oklahoma City. He is a contributing editor and columnist for Windows Tech Journal, and coauthored PC Interrupts, Second Edition, Network Interrupts, and Undocumented DOS, Second Edition.

He is a recognized expert on a wide range of programming topics. He writes a column in Windows Tech Journal and has written or contributed to several Addison-Wesley books, including PC Interrupts, Network Interrupts, and Undocumented DOS.



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