System Workers might look like LAUNCH EXTERNAL PROCESS — but they’re way more powerful.

This 15-minute video explains how to use System Workers with more than just the LAUNCH EXTERNAL PROCESS command. Besides simple usage, it also shows how to use callbacks to receive information from a running external application, such as a progress bar:

Thomas Maul
• VP of Strategy, 4D Product Line •When 4D's German subsidiary was created in 1988, Thomas joined the company as a Technical Director, helping to build the 4D developer community in both Germany and Austria. After many years supporting customers with technical problems and being increasingly involved in sales and management issues, he was promoted to Managing Director for 4D Germany in 1999.As a member of the executive board since 2005, he became part of worldwide strategy of the company, leading to his current position as Vice President of Strategy, 4D Product Line, responsible for defining and executing the overall strategy for the 4D product line in relation to the Program, R&D, Sales and Marketing teams.