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System Worker— File Transfer Class to use cURL for FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP

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The first video showed you the power of system workers and the flexibility they bring along.

This sequel will focus on the actual usage by going through a ready-to-use component that simplifies cURL (included in Mac and Windows OS) and enables file transfers with a wide range of protocols or servers. Download or upload files and receive directory listings; everything you need to perform a file transfer.

The component provides a progress bar (for one or more parallel operations), including an optional cancel button, allowing the end-user to abort long-running operations.

The 15-minutes video explains how to use the class:

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New Tips & Tricks for your 4D Applications

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by Add Komoncharoensiri, Director of Technical Services at 4D Inc

 

As you know, 4D Knowledge Base is a library of information about the 4D technology where weekly tech tips and monthly technotes are actively published. If you missed the last tips on the KB, that’s fine; here is a compilation from the past few weeks.

This blog post covers 12 tips:

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ORDA – REST request optimization step by step (+ A demo)

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ORDA/REST performance is a strategic matter; that’s why we shipped many features related to this topic, such as the ORDA/REST request optimization in Client/Server and when working with a remote datastore. Lately, we also gave you complete control over the ORDA/REST request optimization.

This blog post gives you the plan to follow in order to ace your ORDA/REST performance game. It includes other blog posts to read, videos to watch, and a demo to play with to increase performance in your applications quickly and easily.