Author: Intissar Elmezrouai

A front-end developer with a sprinkle of Design Thinking.
Currently Product Marketing @4D

Tips

Find a specific attribute value in a single line of code!

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Remember the days when you had to use nested loops and conditional statements to retrieve an object’s attribute? So you ended up with a long and complicated piece of code? Well, those days are over! Thanks to object notation combined with collections and their methods, you’re now able to write code faster, and in a more readable way!

Finding a specific attribute’s value has never been easier. Let’s take a look at a real life scenario and discover how!

Events

4D Summit Advanced Training 2018 – Innovation at its finest!

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In this year’s 4D Summit Advanced Training, you’re going to learn about a lot of new innovative concepts that will be revealed during the Keynote and the MasterClass.

Not only sugar syntax, but accessing data in a very different way. Not only will these cutting edge features will allow you to take your applications to a whole new level, but they will also help you attract new talent! However, if you’re still skeptical and trying to decide if it’s worth booking a whole day dedicated to this new version, well the answer is: YES, it’s definitely worth it!

News

4D V16 R6 Beta starts today!

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We are pleased to announce the launch of beta testing for 4D v16 R6! This release is loaded with enhancements and new features that you won’t want to miss!

Let’s take a look and discover what’s new in the 4D v16 R6 Beta:

   

  • Improvements to the 4D language and new emerging concepts – so you can write better code … faster
  • Increased security of 4D Web Server so you can have better rankings on web security audit tests
  • Pictures in absolute position with 4D Write Pro – so you can have even more control
  • Ability to convert existing 4D View documents to 4D View Pro – so you can upgrade easier
News

4D V16 R5 IS HERE!

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4D v16 R5 is now available!

Enhanced security4D language improvements, more commands to handle your 4D Write Pro documents, and an automatic mode for 4D View Pro advanced lists, are the highlights of 4D v16 R5.

Download 4D v16 R5 and discover all the advances in this R-release!

News

Our top 10 blog posts from 2017!

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From Object Notation to 4D Write Pro and security to straightforward tips, 2017 had it all! Let’s take a look back with ten of our most-read posts. Here are the topics that grabbed your attention in 2017:

News

4D v16.3 ready for download

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We are pleased to announce the latest update to our 4D v16 product line: 4D v16.3.

4D v16.3 is certified to work with the latest OS versions, namely macOS High Sierra (10.13) and the latest  Windows 10 update.

To download 4D v16.3, visit your 4D website today.

Tips

How to use Twitter’s search API with 4D

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Given that there are around 6,000 tweets every second (i.e. over 350,000 tweets per minute, 500 million tweets per day equaling approximately 200 billion tweets per year), it would be great if we could search for those related to a specific subject rather than an avalanche of tweets we’re not interested in. Good news! Twitter provides a REST Search API that is great for searching tweets.

Tips

Rearrange the object entry order in a single click

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When working on a form, it often happens, for a reason or another, that you insert new objects within a group of existing objects in your form. In that scenario, the resulting object entry order often becomes illogical, and would let the user enter information in an awkward manner. This is where you need to restore the entry order to a logic one, and it can be a tedious task…

News

Check out our Security Guide!

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Over the years, security has become a core topic for business applications. As a 4D developer, you are constantly facing customers who pay close attention to the level of security in the solutions they use for running their everyday businesses.

To help you answer your customers’ security-related questions, we are pleased to announce the release of the 4D Security Guide.

This reference document describes all the built-in tools and techniques involved in creating a secured environment for your business applications: from authentication and TLS encryption, to data access system and data protection. Now it’s time for you to check it out!